Quick look at Teclast P98 – a cheap and cheerful tablet companion for the summer
The summer is getting hotter and people are looking forward to their summer vacations. Most often there isn’t enough place in one’s bag for a full-sized laptop. However, when at the seaside one may not be entirely happy with the small screen on their phone. This is where tablet devices come into handy, and one such device will be in the focus of this publication – the Teclast P98. It is another very affordable machine that can be found in our GearBest partners’ catalogue.
If you are interested in this tablet, you can check its detailed specs, price and availability HERE.
This device is mostly notable for its quad-core MTK6580 CPU, Mali-400MP GPU and very pocket-friendly price. Additionally, Teclast P98 offers a 9.6-inch 1280 x 800 p display, Android 5.1 and dual SIM capabilities.
On the front of the device you will notice the big 9.6-inch display surrounded by nice white bezels. On top of the screen there is a 0.3 MP front-facing camera that you can use for video calls. There’s also a very aesthetic golden-colored lining that goes around the sides.
On the right side you can find a 3.5 mm headphone jack, and the Power and volume control buttons. Right next to them, on the upper side, there are several card slots – two for SIM cards and one for a microSD card. Additionally, the back holds a 2 MP main camera, below which there is a Teclast logo. Further down you can find two stylish grills for the loudspeakers that should ensure decent sound quality.
Hardware and Software
Even though Teclast P98 may be cheap and cheerful, this doesn’t mean that you can’t play any games on it. The computing performance on this device is provided by a quad-core MTK6580 CPU (1.3 GHz), and the graphics-related tasks are processed by a Mali-400MP GPU. Also, you are provided with 1 GB LPDDR3 of RAM and 16 GB eMMC internal storage which is expandable via the microSD card slot (supports up to 32 GB).
Additionally, you can use two SIM cards on this device, and it is important to note that the tablet works with only GSM+WCDMA networks: GSM 850/1800 MHz, WCDMA 2100 MHz.
As far as software goes, you are presented with Android 5.1 which provides enough applications that you can play around with. If you want to know more about the features of this device, as well as its price and availability, you can click HERE.
|CPU||MTK6580 (4-core 1.3GHz)|
|Internal storage||16 GB (eMMC)|
|Display||9.6-inch WXGA (1280 x 800) TN display|
|Connectivity||Wi-Fi 802.11b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0, GPS, 2G: GSM 850/1800MHz, 3G: WCDMA 2100MHz|
|Cameras||2MP (rear), 0.3MP (front)|
|Dimensions||22.70 x 16.10 x 1.00 cm|
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