GooPad Mini Review (3G)

The GooPad Mini is an interesting iPad Mini knock-off, with the complete look and feel. It is equipped with the powerful MTK6589T quad core processor, which is "Turbo"-clocked at 1.5GHz. It has 7.9 inches of HD and IPS screen and runs on Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean out of the box.

The GooPad Mini is another new product from GooPad which is well known for making Apple products clone. The GooPad mini is a tablet that have a Mediatek-based processor. It does have Google Play Store support as well. Even though the UI did not tried to completely imitate an iOS UX, you can still have it by installing available launchers from the Play Store. However, the default Jelly Bean UI is far more better for its swift and smooth experience.

The tablet is slated in a 7.9 inches screen, close to an 8-inch tablet size, but just like the same dimensions of a real iPad Mini. The touchscreen is made of an HD resolution, and with IPS display type. It has 1024x768 pixels count, which is similar to common computer monitors out there.

Not being a left-out just like the other common Android tablets out there, the GooPad Mini is equipped with a 5 megapixels camera on rear and a 0.3MP snapper in front.

The GooPad Mini is not just an iPad Mini clone, it is clone of an iPad Mini with 3G features. Yes, it is a 3G tablet that supports a single SIM on its micro-SIM slot. It is totally unlocked and open line to any network carriers in the world which supports the following frequencies: GSM 850/900/1800/1900 MHz + WCDMA 850/2100MHz

It is expected from its MT6589 chipset that the GooPad Mini is able to perform just like these quad-core Android phones in the current market. High performance overall in terms of multimedia playback or even HD gaming.

It has 1GB of RAM which is more than enough for a seamless mult-tasking experience and lag-free Jelly Bean UX. It has 8GB of ROM on board for internal storage, and still supports an expandable memory via a micro SD card of up to 32GB in capacity.

Keeping the thin body at 200.1x137.4x8.6mm dimensions, the GooPad Mini weighs just 337g with a 4500mAh battery that will definitely last for a couple of days, depending on usage. But that amount already can guarantee that it will not easily drain out for a few hours from a single charge time.

For more photos, and complete specifications about the GooPad Mini, you can check it here.

The GooPad Mini is being sold only for just $219 and is available for free shipping worldwide. It is no doubt, one of the best-looking iPad Mini knock-off and cheapest 8-inch slate out there with 3G and top-notch specs on board. If you are looking into getting an Android tablet, then the GooPad Mini is a highly recommended option.

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