The price of tablets continues to drop and options for consumers are increasing. Besides some of the well-known brand tablet like the Kindle Fire HDX or Google Nexus 7 there are tons of other cheaper Android tablets available. It used to be that these cheaper tablets were not very good but due the lower price of hardware they are now descent options. The newest cheaper tablet to the hit the market is the 8-inch Ematic Pro. Let’s take a look at what this tablet has to offer at a low price of $129.
Overall the Ematic tablet offers a descent hardware and software tablet. You have an 8-inch 1024 x 768 resolution screen which is the same as the current iPad mini. It has a 1.6GHz ARMv7 dual-core processor, 1 GB of RAM, and 8 GB of storage that is expandable with a microSD card slot. The camera is where the hardware falls short with a 1.9 megapixes front and 0.3 megapixel rear-facing camera. Overall a tablet with descent hardware.
On the software side the tablet comes with Android 4.1 Jelly Bean which is not the latest software but should do fine in most cases. The tablet boast a 10 hour battery life and weights in at 1 pounds. You have access to the Google Play Store and apps which makes a real Android tablet. This is definitely a good option for budget minded folks and specially those that want to get a tablet for every kid in the house. You can get the tablet at Walmart which is easily becoming the place to go for low-priced tablets. Let us know what you think about the Ematic Pro and if you are planning on getting one in the comment section.