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hmmm this is very very interesting! thanks for the hard typing to give us this review!


i'm currently looking at buying one of these new rk2918 tabs and wopad i7 is definitely on my list!

i'm also looking out for the cube U9GT and the Window N10, however I recently found out that they don't support HDMI?


however, the best price I can find on a non-dodgy looking site for these is 169$ for the cube/window and 179$ for this one...

there is also a similar tab on dealextreme which I think is LY-910 also with HDMI for 160$

since hardware is basically all the same on these, but I'm really after good software for everyday use, do you think I should go for the pricier wopad? or go for one of the cheaper?

HDMI is a plus, but i want to root and get chainfire3d to play tegra zone games (so far, i've only seen videos from these running on the window n10)

anyon know if chainfire will work on this one? what would you recommend?
 

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Hi,

I received my Wopad i7, but it came in black, no white!

I is not much to say after Roman2025 who made a very complete back, recess a big change compared to my Wopad M7001 in performance, but the finish of MID and its packaging is of inferior quality in comparison.

I see over the camera in the corner, the screen is slightly depressed.
The USB / PC is difficult to stick with the original cable, I had to change a bit.

It is provided without too much unnecessary applications, apart from one program in Chinese.
The home is in English at first boot, I was able to run 3D games, it is installed FLASH 10.2, an upgrade to 10.3 is available.
The HDMI output can be set is on my Samsung works great in 1080/720p.

Finally, I am not very satisfied with the finished product, which is the same as my Irobot APAD RK2808, set apart for the performance of course.

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PS :finally after half a day spent with this Wopad, I prefer to refer to the seller because I miss 6GB (2GB only !) of internal memory and USB port malfunction and the screen has this defect over the camera.
I confirm the bad finition of this model
 

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I received my Wopad i7 on Wed and has been trying to configure it to my liking since. Overall, I think the performance is better than expected given that this is my first OEM Android tablet. I am trying to root my Wopad i7 at the moment. Anyone with any advice on that?
 

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I think Wopad i7 only comes in one colour. Haven't seen a white version on AliExpress yet.

Hi,

I received my Wopad i7, but it came in black, no white!

I is not much to say after Roman2025 who made a very complete back, recess a big change compared to my Wopad M7001 in performance, but the finish of MID and its packaging is of inferior quality in comparison.

I see over the camera in the corner, the screen is slightly depressed.
The USB / PC is difficult to stick with the original cable, I had to change a bit.

It is provided without too much unnecessary applications, apart from one program in Chinese.
The home is in English at first boot, I was able to run 3D games, it is installed FLASH 10.2, an upgrade to 10.3 is available.
The HDMI output can be set is on my Samsung works great in 1080/720p.

I changed the system.img with NewTuxFlash.exe, it is impossible to change the boot.img I can not open.
I flash with Rktools.

Finally, I am not very satisfied with the finished product, which is the same as my Irobot APAD RK2808, set apart for the performance of course.

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Wopad I7 Review PART IV

Continuing on with my review... Well, I went ahead and made a product page for this device on my website. I am going to sell them!
. I was able to work out a deal with my supplier and I am selling them for $189 which includes shipping via DHL. I am pretty thrilled but that is all I will say about it.

Screen Quality - 4.5 Stars

Yeah, this screen rocks! Yes.. it is only 800x480 (dock half a star) but viewing angles are SUPERB and Colors are absolutely VIBRANT. Phenomenal screen. I took a picture of this device next to the RENA3. Now, granted, the RENA3 doesn't look this bad in "real life" as I think my camera may have caught it "just so" and it ended up looking a bit blurry. The RENA3 screen is NOT blurry. However, DO NOTICE THE COLORS. The RENA3 looks "washed out" by comparison when you stick it next to the Wopad i7. The screen is an absolute delight to say the least.


Features - 4.0 Stars
The Positives: (more "+" means it is a bigger deal...)
WiFi-N - ++++
Front-Facing Camera that is actually Decent Quality ++
Full-Size Host USB Port ++++
Charging via the Mini-USB port +++++
Screen protector included +
Working HDMI-Out +++

The Negatives: (more "-" means it is a bigger deal)
No Dedicated Physical Home Button - -
No Bluetooth -
No GPS - - -
No Haptic Feedback -
NO DEDICATED PHYSICAL VOLUME CONTROLS - - - - -

Video Playback - 5 Stars

The RK2918 video playback capabilities are pretty much perfect. That is all that really needs to be said but I will go ahead and say more anyway lol... It plays everything from uncompressed 1080p MKV files to measly low quality AVI's and YouTube HD. Anything that doesn't work perfectly with hardware decoding can easily be watched using software decoding with free players like Moboplayer. Perfect Media device.

On-Board Speakers - 3 Stars

I used a volume booster program to get a bit more from them. Once I did this, they were loud enough... otherwise they were a bit quiet for most things. Also, they are rather "tinny." It is somewhat obvious that they are cheap... At least there are two of them and they are positioned well. Overall, average for a China Tab...

Game Play - 5 Stars

I have tried several different games so far including some fairly demanding games like Samurai II: Vengeance. Every game I have played has gone very smoothly and looked great. The Vivante GC800 doesn't seem to even begin to break a sweat on this device's 800x480 screen. I haven't sampled a wide variety of games though so I can't comment very well on its overall compatibility. From what I have seen though, this is a great gaming machine.

CONCLUSION

I LOVE THIS DEVICE! In fact... I think I might even like it more than my RENA3. The case design just feels "good" in your hands and the whole thing is pleasing to the eye. The full-size USB host port is SO MUCH more "usable" due to the fact that you don't need an adapter. Wopad was smart enough to include USB charging as well, which is very handy and does at least a little to offset the shorter battey life (vs. the RENA3). The device is NOT heavy even though it has a nice metal back plate. I have changed my mind about my initial comments on the I/O ports. They really don't look bad at all. The strong graphics processor, excellent video playback, solid wifi performance, decent front camera, and beautiful screen ALL ROCK.

My ongoing concerns...

1. Build Quality - The bottom front face of my device is still "popping up" ever so slightly (like it isn't glued down all the way) and I can push on it. The top of the front-face is solid though so I know this isn't just how it is designed. This is very annoying however I need to emphasize that it is also "very slight" and not something anyone would ever notice when looking at the device.

2. Battery Life - I have to charge this during the day, even if it sleeps most of the day. My RENA3 can go a day and half at least if it is just "sleeping". I still think this device is probably significantly ahead of most of the devices based on the S5PV210 7.4v platform though (the Herotab C9 being an example).

3. Longterm Stability of the Current Firmware - I did manage to "crash" it and I had to do a "factory reset." On this platform, a factory reset (I think) reflashes the firmware files which are stored on the device. Anyhow, it fixed my issue. I screwed it up by letting it completely die on battery and trying to start it up immediately after it died on almost no battery. That is when I started having all kind of odd problems to the point that I had to do the factory reset. This was VERY suprising considering how stable the firmware had been up until this point. Also, I could not wake the device screen from "sleep" this morning and had to use the reset switch, this was a first and only though and it hasn't happened since.

That sums it all up

OVERALL RATING: 4.25 Stars

Yeah... .25... because it is definitely better than a 4 but not quite a 4.5 lol. I love this device and I look forward to selling it and using it for quite a while to come. The value for the price is just excellent. Thanks WoPad for giving me some strong faith in RK2918 platform again and for spending the time to make a nice looking STABLE, fast device.

Cheers all, (feel free to tell me if I missed anything!)

Roman

http://topnotchtablets.com
 

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Firmware update:

I just downloaded the firmware files from here. I was able to unpack them and I think I have successfully rooted the firmware as well. I am going to try to re-flash the device tomorrow with the modded firmware to find out. If it works, I will make it available in a firmware section on my website.

Just wanted to share the news


Cheers,

Roman
 

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i'm interesting 8" wopad. is it the same as i7? can i flash fw or rom as i7? thanks.
Firmware or rom is going to be different because the screens are different. I flashed Teclast firmware on an 8" screen device. 1/3 of the screen was just black because the Telcast is a 7" device.

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Hey all, a bit of interesting news on this device. I just talked to my supplier. They also stock 8 Gb version of the device and can also get 16 GB AND 32 Gb versions! Pretty cool stuff. For the time being I am just offering 8 Gb as an available option and the others can be special requested. I thought this was all pretty cool as there aren't many china tabs that you have options with for internal memory


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I've got a 7" tablet which is apparently identical or almost identical to X10 Airpad - the difference is 0,3 Mpx camera in specs instead of the 2Mpx for the X10 Airpad. Model is 910, manufacturer apparently is Lanyu.

The case is different from the Wopad i7, but the ordering and appearance of the USB, HDMI etc. connecters appears identical, and firmware seems to share a lot (same kernel version, many of the same files), so the devices seem closely related.

Unfortunately it seems the device doesn't have a GPS like it was advertised, so I'm looking into getting an external GPS USB dongle or a bluetooth dongle to work. I've managed to set up a cross compiler environment on a laptop and succesfully loaded some kernel modules (.ko) like pl2303.ko. Unfortunately I don't yet have a GPS dongle so I can't test that one, and the btusb.ko module freezes the tablet with or without a BT dongle connected.
 

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A question about flashing - is it possible to flash just part of firmware like system.img (the romfs / cramfs) and not the bootloader etc? (all of the firmware)

I don't have an official firmware for the 910 Lanyu device I have, and thus it may not be a good idea to flash the device with a firmware for another device.
 

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Roman2025, are you able to get the wopad i8? I was googling this and came across this topic...where as I'm very interested and impressed with the i7, the slightly larger screen (more so the resolution) is appealing. Have you received one of these and had a chance to review it? And/or are selling it? Your reply is appreciated
 

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Roman2025, are you able to get the wopad i8? I was googling this and came across this topic...where as I'm very interested and impressed with the i7, the slightly larger screen (more so the resolution) is appealing. Have you received one of these and had a chance to review it? And/or are selling it? Your reply is appreciated
I am aware of the i8 but I have not tested it and I am not sure if I plan on selling it. The main reason being that it, apparently, has a rather small battery for the size of the device. I am currently researching the Herotab T9 as a potential 8" device to sell. Although, it has a lower resolution. However, it has a pretty big battery and the build quality looks phenomenal. Anyhow, if you are interested in being a guinea pig for the i8, I can ask my supplier about it and possibly get you one at slightly over cost
. They do look like interesting devices, but I would like to have someone else try them out


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Roman

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I am aware of the i8 but I have not tested it and I am not sure if I plan on selling it. The main reason being that it, apparently, has a rather small battery for the size of the device. I am currently researching the Herotab T9 as a potential 8" device to sell. Although, it has a lower resolution. However, it has a pretty big battery and the build quality looks phenomenal. Anyhow, if you are interested in being a guinea pig for the i8, I can ask my supplier about it and possibly get you one at slightly over cost
. They do look like interesting devices, but I would like to have someone else try them out


Cheers,

Roman

http://topnotchtablets.com
After reviewing it the Herotab T9 looks much more promising...great community support makes or breaks a device, and from the get go it seems the T9 had potential and the community made it happen. Here comes another night of going over various reviews, tips trick etc of the T9!
 
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