PIPO, one the well known Chinese tablet company extending their Android tablet line up with PiPO P1 9.7 inch Retina tablet. Comes with very gorgeous Retina display and powered by the newest Rockchip quad core processor as the heart that promises faster multitasking performance than the predecessor, the P1 tablet is one of the best and most interesting Android tablet that you can buy for price under $250.
Yeah, like common Chinese based tablet, the P1 9.7 inch Tablet is comes with a really affordable price and designed for a budget conscious costumer who need a powerful tablet for multimedia entertainment and games. Powered by new Rockchip RK3288 quad-core processor as the heart that promises up to 1.8GHz of processor speed and paired with 2GB of DDR RAM, PiPO P1 tablet delivers faster and smoother performance than its competitor, even for most demanding Android multimedia applications and games. Inside, the 4.4 version of Google Android KitKat as the operating system gives user more stable platform and seamless performance for running multi thread applications at the same time.
Like common PiPO high end tablet’s, the P1 also comes with high quality material and premium design. The aluminum back cover that combined with solid black bezel makes this device looks more premium and robust than they are. Yeah, with measure around at 243 x 190 x 10 mm and weighing around at 645 gram, the latest PiPO retina tablet is not comes with slim and light profile, but we think this device still easy to hold in one hand and comfortable for companion at home, school, coffee shop or when you on the occasional trips. For comparing, the 560 gram Onda V979M Retina tablet has dimension in 242.5 x 185.5 x 8.3 mm.
Combining the Mali T764 as graphics engine with 9.7 inch IPS Capacitive retina touch screen display provides very bright, crisp and vivid color for multimedia entertainment and 3D Android games. The IPS Retina display with support 10-point touch capability can produces maximum internal resolution around at 2048 x 1536 pixels. Its mean you can play most demanding Android games, watching 1080p HD video playback, streaming latest Netflix movies and running multimedia applications in medium to high setting. Of course, the PiPO tablet also have a micro HDMI port, so you can share and watch the video and photo in the bigger HDTV.
Like common high end modern tablet from other brands, PiPO P1 Retina tablet also equipped with some interesting multimedia features. On the back cover, the 8.0 megapixel auto focus camera with BSI CMOS technology and flashlight promises very crisp and beautiful color for capturing photos and video recording, even in the low light room. On the front side, you will find a front facing 2.0 megapixel camera for self portraits or video chats. There are G-sensor, Proximity sensor, E-compas, internal microphone for video communications and stereo speakers that produce fairly crisp, loud and stunning audio experience.
The 32GB of internal storage that combined with TF card slot for expanding storage space (support up to 32GB of card) promises more than enough space to install more games and store more video and music files. Yeah, the latest PiPO Retina’s tablet is lack SIM card for 3G connectivity, but the device still equipped with some essential port interface and connectivity features, such as micro USB 2.0 port, 3.5mm audio jack, Bluetooth 4.0 and WiFi 802.11 b/g/n wireless LAN for rich internet browsing.
Furthermore, the PiPO 9.7 inch Retina tablet also equipped with GPS for navigation, Android Market supports, multi language support and Lithium ion 10000mAh battery that claims will gives user last long six hours of battery runtime on single charges. Yeah, the P1 tablet is not comes from well known brand. But if the multimedia and games performance are your big concern, PiPO P1 tablet which has a starting price only around at $249 is still a great choice and offers many strengths that hard to beat. If you are preferred with Intel tablet’s performance and the 3G connectivity is your big concern, we suggest you to take a look at the sub-$250 Teclast X98 3G retina tablet that comes with Intel Atom Z3740D processor and boasts a 9.7 inch display with support a 2048 x 1536 pixels native resolution.