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Linx 8 Z3735F 1.33GHz 16GB 8" Tablet

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Z3735F 1.33GHz Windows 8.1 16GB Aug 2014
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A perfect sized tablet to stay entertained, connected and informed from almost anywhere. The ultra-portable Linx 8 combines a simple and lightweight design, the touch-optimised Windows experience... More
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19 Reasons For

Good Battery Life

Some Linx 8 owners who bought the Linx 8 concluded that it had a good battery life. Angel Del Norte wrote in his review “First job is to plug the thing in, as we'll need a healthy battery level to get going” . Angel Del Norte also wrote “At this recommended level, battery life is indeed at least four hours.”. C. J. Watterson mentioned also two years ago “Battery life is enough to get through a whole day of random web browsing, youtubing etc” .

One Linx 8 owner reckoned that this tablet was quick to charge. Elliot mentioned on Amazon “How hard is it to charge it up once you're done for the day? The 1gb ram hasn't affected me at all” in his Linx 8 review.

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Easy to Use

A number of people said in their reviews that the Linx 8 was easy to use. Flubaluba scored the product very highly and mentioned two years ago “Start to release versions of android that have the ease of use and fluidity of the windows tablets” in their review of this tablet. Also two years ago J. Mccrea said on Amazon “Even Civilization V have touch control options anyway, so they are viable to use on a touch device (note”. Jmc Heating & Plumbing Ltd rated the product 5 stars and wrote “Screen size is a little small so a stylus is handy for selecting from a drop down list of say printers”.

A number of customers considered that it had a good experience. Josh mentioned two years ago “The experience is so much better than when using on a desktop or laptop” and rated it 5 stars. Josh also said “Windows 8.1 was mostly designed for touch, so the experience is so much better”. Simon said “Android tablet hands down, due to the full windows experience” and gave it a rating of 5 stars.

Some people agreed that this tablet had a good interface. Marcoscu wrote “Although at first you are presented with the Modern or Metro user interface you soon find yourself using the traditional Windows desktop with all that this entails” in their review of this tablet and rated it 5 stars. Mrphil said “The touch interface is very responsive and never judders or pauses”. Topcat6264 wrote on Amazon “The Metro interface is actually fine”.

A few people wrote in their reviews that it was comfortable and easy to hold. David5455 mentioned on Amazon “It is comfortable to hold in portrait orientation.+ It's a full Windows 8.1 computer (not "RT"), so runs most existing Windows programs.+ It's fanless/silent.+ It has a bright” in their Linx 8 review and gave it a rating of 5 stars.

A number of Linx 8 owners agreed that it was easy to setup. R. Street gave the product a rating of 4 stars and mentioned in their review of the Linx 8 on Amazon “Keyboard you wouldn't know the difference.I find the tablet fast and easy to setup”. Splat38 gave the product an excellent review and wrote “Easy to set-up and get running” in their review.

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Good Sound Quality

Several Linx 8 reviewers thought it had good sound quality. Christopherday118 mentioned in their review of this tablet “The only negatives I have come by at the moment is the speakers are what you'd expect from a cheaper tablet, not bad” . Three years ago Darren wrote “The touch response is excellent, sound is OK” in his review of this tablet and scored the product very highly. Mrphil said in their review “The audio output is excellent with very deep bass.” .

Good Picture Quality

Some people reckoned that the product had good picture quality. Andy wrote “Also the windows store does have a lot of great games as well with great graphics like Asphalt 8” and scored the product 5 stars. Josh gave this tablet a very good review and he said on Amazon “The graphics really are good while it's not the sharpest for movies”. Mr B said “Picture quality is great when watching movies” in his review of this tablet.

One customer considered that the product was good for watching movies. Optimist33 gave the product a score of 5 stars and mentioned on Amazon two years ago “A good size for watching movies on the move” in their review of the Linx 8.

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Good Connectivity

Six customers who bought it reckoned that it was wifi compatible. Two years ago Mihai wrote on Amazon “As a side note, I also used my wireless printer, no problems there either.I wanted to talk a bit about the screen” and gave it a very good review. Mr B wrote on Amazon “Paired with a wireless / Bluetooth speaker it's awesome”. O. Hansen wrote on Amazon “No problems with wireless, like some reviewers have reported”.

Several people who reviewed it concluded that it was good in terms of HDMI connections. Nx74205 said on Amazon “Has separate micro HDMI connection” in their review. Three years ago Patrick wrote “Desktop mode is fiddly (7")Pro's- Great Value - a decent spec PC in your pocket, SD slot and HDMI out!- Responsive, seems to handle tasks well”. Patrick also wrote “Browsing, YouTube, Flash, flicking between apps- Small form and slim bezel- HDMI out- SD card slotCon's- Build is good (not premium”.

Several Linx 8 reviewers who reviewed the Linx 8 reckoned that it was good in terms of USB connections. Amazon Customer said on Amazon “Also you have a micro to full usb connected supplied in the box for you.” and gave it an excellent rating. Mihai wrote two years ago “To enable all that i had to buy a micro HDMI to HDMI cable and a micro USB hub, both inexpensive items”. Peter Kirby gave the product a rating of 80 out of 100 and he mentioned in his review “I use the tablet with a samsung 500gb portable hard drive connected via the supplied micro to usb lead with no problems”.

Several Linx 8 reviewers who reviewed the product thought it was good in terms of connectivity. Darren mentioned “It runs Windows 8.1 superbly, connectivity with other devices is a breeze”. Jmc Heating & Plumbing Ltd mentioned on Amazon “To have full blow Windows, with connectivity to external devices in such a small form factor is perfect for me” in their review. Digitalmediaandit.com mentioned “Good connectivity” in their Linx 8 review.

A few customers mentioned in their reviews that it was able to connect to the internet. Two years ago Amazon Customer said on Amazon “Polish - the only real advantage is full internet sites, over the horrible mobile ones that are usually entirely incompatible with whatever you happen to be using at the time” in their review of the Linx 8.

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Reasonably Priced

Fifty-four customers who reviewed it mentioned that it was good value for money. A. J. Cerasoli said on Amazon “Great for the money” in their Linx 8 review. A. J. Cerasoli also wrote “What a great product for the price”. Alvis said “Fully functional keyboard and a Bluetooth mouse and I will be leaving my laptop at home!_____________________Original reviewThis is an exceedingly good tablet for its price” in their review.

A number of Linx 8 owners who bought it agreed that it was a bargain for the price. Andy said on Amazon “At the actual price is a fantastic bargain and more than worth itAlso I leave it to the end just as a praise to Amazon”. Andy also said “Great service from Amazon and a pleasure to deal with them”. Elizabeth Scrase mentioned in her review of this tablet on Amazon “They are really cheap tablet/laptops”.

A number of people said in their reviews that it was cheap. Darren mentioned in his review of the Linx 8 “High Quality tablet at budget price”. Darren also mentioned “Don't let the price tag fool you into thinking this is a budget computer - it certainly is not! The screen is clear”. Edvinas M. gave the product a rating of 5 stars and mentioned on Amazon “I bought this tablet from local store to see for myself how can something so inexpensive have decent hardware including IPS screen, full version of Windows”.

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Robust

Several customers who reviewed it thought it was well made. Two years ago Big Dave. said in their Linx 8 review on Amazon “A great screen and solidly built”. C. J. Watterson said on Amazon “I recommend the built in browser” and gave it a score of 5 stars. Two years ago Edvinas M. mentioned in their review of the Linx 8 “Must have - solid, fancy and nippy” and gave it a score of 5 stars.

Some Linx 8 reviewers mentioned in their reviews that the product was reliable. Two years ago Amazon Customer mentioned on Amazon “The Wi-Fi is about as reliable as a token-ring setup being kicked around in the middle of a football game” yet they only gave this tablet a score of 3 stars. Three years ago Simon mentioned “Reliable and plainly good” in his review of this tablet.

One customer who purchased the product considered that it was strong and durable. Two years ago Jd Wiltshire wrote in their review of this tablet on Amazon “The tablet is sturdy and has been completely reliable”.

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Nice Design

Several Linx 8 owners concluded that the Linx 8 was good looking. Amazon Customer mentioned on Amazon two years ago “This is a pretty good tablet for the money” in their Linx 8 review. Elizabeth Scrase she mentioned “Its pretty easy” in her review of this tablet. I Try to Give an Honest Opinion wrote on Amazon “Battery life is pretty good and it has the advantage of an HDMI port” in their review of the Linx 8.

Several people who reviewed the product thought it was smooth. Andy gave it a score of 5 stars and he said in his Linx 8 review on Amazon two years ago “Flicking between apps is smooth as butter”. Edvinas M. mentioned on Amazon also two years ago “Tablet performs well on all tasks, Windows runs smooth, no crashes etc” in their review. Flubaluba said in their Linx 8 review on Amazon also two years ago “Excellent tablets smooth and refreshing, feels like i have a full pc in my hands, well i do”.

One Linx 8 reviewer who purchased the Linx 8 thought it was luxurious. Marcoscu said in their Linx 8 review two years ago “DURAGADGET Deluxe Keyboard Folio Case for the NEW Linx 8-inch Tablet - 16GB - Eco-Friendly Faux Leather with Built-In Stand” and gave it a score of 5 stars.

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Good Product Quality

A few people who reviewed the product considered that it was good quality. Adam K. gave it a rating of 5 stars and he wrote on Amazon “The speakers are actually quite loud providing what your playing is of decent quality” in his review of the Linx 8. C. J. Watterson wrote in their Linx 8 review on Amazon “Excellent Value for Money, Quality Hardware”. Dave F wrote on Amazon “It's quick with a great quality reponsive screen” in his review but in spite of that he gave it a rating of 60 out of 100.

Linx Has Excellent Reviews for Its Tablets

Linx Z3735F processor tablets have excellent ratings on average and across all tablets Linx is one of the leading brands.

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Acceptable Noise Level

Some people considered that this tablet was noisy. Review_amazon scored this tablet very highly and said “Not Windows RT, your desktop apps will work!-Speaker is louder than my HP Split X2”. Several people who reviewed the product considered that it was quiet. Pgs22268 rated it 80 out of 100 and said on Amazon “Mouse attached via OTG it functions as a silent, low power mini PC that fine for email, web browsing”.

Good Support

Several Linx 8 reviewers said that it had good technical guidance. Mr. Rodney Matthews mentioned “Got an almost immediate response with a very detailed guide on this aspect” in his Linx 8 review. O. Hansen mentioned in their review of this tablet on Amazon “Since we tend to lose our chargers, I was pretty annoyed at that since I had read the "getting started guide" very carefully before buying the 10 inch one”.

One person mentioned in their reviews that the Linx 8 had good customer support. Review_amazon wrote “It did at 8pm! Hopefully, your courier isn't like is, Amazon Customer Support reassured me that it would come”.

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Good Webcam

Two Linx 8 reviewers who bought the Linx 8 concluded that it was good for making skype calls.

Good Technical Features

Some Linx 8 owners wrote in their reviews that it had good features. Mihai gave the Linx 8 an excellent rating and mentioned on Amazon “In return you get a ton more features, so I am perfectly happy with that”. Expert review site V3.co.uk wrote “A stylish addition to the market with a wealth of features”.

Good Environmental Credentials

One Linx 8 reviewer who reviewed the product reckoned that it was good in terms of power usage.

Flash Storage Media

This tablet supports a Flash storage media, which is the most commonly supported storage media on Z3735F processor tablets that have been around for more than two years.

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DDR3L-SDRAM Internal Memory Type

The Linx 8 has a DDR3L-SDRAM internal memory type which is better than most comparable spec tablets that are a similar age to it. Most similar spec tablets that have been available for around the same time as it have a DDR3-SDRAM internal memory type.

This tablet's internal memory type (DDR3L-SDRAM) is in fact the best internal memory type across all tablets of a comparable age and type to the 8.

Across similar types of tablet the worst internal memory type is DDR3-SDRAM.

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Very Light

The weights of tablet computers that have been around for more than two years range from 310g to 700g. With a weight of only 377 grams, the Linx 8 is fairly light compared to most of the other tablet computers of this age and spec.

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Very Thin

With a depth of only 8.9 millimeters, the Linx 8 has one of the thinner depths amongst tablet computers of this age. The thinnest depth of tablet computers of this type and age is 8.6mm and the thickest is 260mm.

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8 Reasons Against

Inferior for Games

Some people who purchased the product reckoned that it was not good playing games on. Andy said in his review of this tablet two years ago “Now obviously this tablet is not designed for gaming, not modern gaming anyway” . Espinasseur said “I am not into games or gaming nor into heavy mathematical calculations -- so the modest specifications will be OK for a while”. Mr. Stuart Bruce said “It's no high-powered gaming machine, certainly.” in his review.

Not 4G

The Linx 8 is not 4G, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other tablets of this spec and age are also not 4G.

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Not 3G

Most comparable spec tablet computers that came out more than two years ago are not 3G. The Linx 8 is no exception to this as it too is not 3G.

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Not Good in Terms of Size

Some Linx 8 reviewers who reviewed it reckoned that it was not heavy and bulky. Alvis wrote in their review on Amazon two years ago “Only with heavy multitasking the RAM limitations may show off”. Amazon Customer mentioned “It gets very hot, any moderately heavy game causes the top of the tablet to bake, which isn't good for battery longevity”. Two years ago Angel Del Norte said “You might need to schedule a recharge during the day if heavy use is anticipated” in his Linx 8 review.

One person said in their reviews that the Linx 8 was not good physically. Mrphil mentioned in their review of this tablet on Amazon “Being used to Windows Phone, I immediately missed the lack of the physical back button next to the Windows home button on the front”.

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Very Small Display Diagonal

The smallest display diagonal of tablets of this age and type is 7.8" and the largest is 11". The Linx 8 has one of the smaller display diagonals (only 8 inches) amongst Z3735F processor tablets of this age.

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Very Small Internal Storage Capacity

The smallest internal storage capacity of Z3735F processor tablets that came out around the same time as the 8 is 16GB and the largest is 64GB. The Linx 8 has a quite small internal storage capacity (only 16 gigabytes) compared to most of the other comparable spec tablets that have been on the market for a similar time to the 8.

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Very Low Battery Capacity

The average battery capacity of tablets of a similar age and type to the 8 is 5,900mAh, and the battery capacitys range from 4,000mAh to 8,000mAh. With a battery capacity of only 4,000 milliamperes * hour, the Linx 8 has a quite low battery capacity compared to most of the other Z3735F processor tablets that are a comparable age to the 8.

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Very Small Internal Memory

The Linx 8 has a quite small internal memory (only 1 gigabyte) compared to most of the other Z3735F processor tablets that were released around the same time as the 8. The internal memorys of tablets that have been available for around the same time as the 8 range from 1GB to 2GB.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Linx 8

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was over two years ago when Linx released the 8.

Four Processor Coress

The Linx 8 has four processor coress. That's average compared to the other 21 Z3735F processor tablets that came out more than two years ago that we have assessed the number of processor coress of.

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Average Processor Frequency

At 1.33 gigahertz, the Linx 8 has a pretty standard processor frequency compared to most of the other Z3735F processor tablets that were launched more than two years ago.

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Average Rear Camera Resolution (numeric)

The Linx 8 has a fairly typical rear camera resolution (numeric) (2 megapixels) compared to most of the other tablet computers of this age and type.

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Specification

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Operating System Installed
Platform
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Internal Storage Capacity
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Compatible Memory Cards
Card Reader Integrated
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Display
Display Diagonal
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Touchscreen
LED Backlight
Display Resolution
Camera
Rear Camera Resolution (numeric)
Front Camera Resolution (numeric)
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Video Capturing Speed
Video Recording
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Audio
Built-In Microphone
Built-In Speaker(s)
Networking
4G
3G
Wi-Fi Direct
Bluetooth Version
Wi-Fi Standards
Bluetooth
Top Wi-Fi Standard
Ports & Interfaces
Microphone in
Mini HDMI Ports Quantity
Micro-USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
Performance
Video Formats Supported
Audio Formats Supported
Accelerometer
Design
Device Type
Form Factor
Colour of Product
Processor Special Features
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology
Battery
Battery Life (max)
Battery Capacity
Battery Technology
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
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Depth
Width
Packaging Content
Keyboard Supplied
Warranty Card
Manual
Other Features
Wi-Fi
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)

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Expert Reviews

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Linx 8 inch Tablet Windows 8 ReviewIntel Atom Z3735G, 1Gb RAM, 32Gb storage, Camera, WLAN, BT, Windows 8This review is for the 8-inch model. While they all share the same kind of performance,...

Great build quality
Bright, high, contrast screen
Good connectivity
Bright, highcontrast screen
Low resolution screen
Limited RAM and power, bit Windows
Limited RAM and power
32bit Windows
21 April 2015

This is a very impressive budget tablet which is perfect for casual users, with the flexibility to juggle homework and YouTube...

20 April 2015

This is a very impressive budget tablet which is perfect for casual users, with the flexibility to juggle homework and YouTube...

2 February 2015

For £90, the Linx 8 is hugely appealing. The small amount of RAM does limit its potential somewhat, but whichever way you cut it, performance, build quality and the range of features on offer are...

1 January 2015

We've been intrigued by these products for some months now, subconsciously filing them into the 'too good to be true' category, expecting some kind of killer limitation that makes these bargain... Read more…

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User Reviews

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Reviewed 1 July 2015 by Amazon Customer
(Verified Purchase)

This is a pretty good tablet for the money but three things let it down. It gets very hot, any moderately heavy game causes the top of the tablet to bake, which isn't good for battery longevity.... Read more…

The first thing to make clear is that this review is for the linx 8 version.

I have been using this tablet for about two weeks now and despite my efforts have not managed to give it any... Read more…

Reviewed 1 June 2015 by UK Couple
(Verified Purchase)

OK it's not going to break any speed records but considering the price it is brilliant. It's great to be able to use the full Windows Desktop as well as the newer Touch Apps. The screen is nice... Read more…

(Verified Purchase)

Addendum.
I love this thing more and more.

My original review below was already a 5 star. But after installing an old version of Mathcad 2000 Professional and run it, I love this... Read more…

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