Recently, China has focused on developing new gadgets and the tablets are one of the most purchased. Brands such as Xiaomi, Cube, Onda, and Huawei have several tablets available on the market that meets customer’s needs, and Teclast doesn’t stay behind. This brand offers you models like Teclast P10, Teclast T10, and Teclast T8; and they vary in size, processor, and price. But they recently have launched Teclast P80 Pro, an improved version of Teclast P80h. The last one, for example, has 1GB of RAM and 8GB of ROM while the Teclast P80 Pro has 2GB + 32GB. Anyway, let’s review this new alternative.
Teclast P80 Pro, An alternative to conventional brands
Teclast P80 Pro specifications
- Display: 8.0 inches IPS with 1920 x 1200 pixels
- CPU: MediaTek MT8163 Quad Core 1.3GHz
- RAM: 2GB
- Internal memory: 32GB
- Memory extension: up to 128GB
- Cameras: 2.0MP main and 0.3MP front camera
- Connectivity: Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0, and GPS
- Battery: 5300mAh (5V/2A)
- OS: Android 7.0
- Connections: Micro USB, Micro HDMI and TF card slot
- Weight: 360 grams
- Dimensions: 212.0 x 124.0 x 9.9 mm
- Picture format: BMP, GIF, JPG, PNG
- Music format: AAC, APE, MP3, OGG, WMA
- Video format: 3GP, AVI,H.264,H.265,MKV,MP4,VP8,VP9,WMV
- Additional features: Alarm, Bluetooth, Browser, Calculator, Calendar, GPS.
This is an 8-inches tablet and weighs only 360 grams. It is big enough to watch movies or series but not too big to compare its size to a book you can easily put in a bag. Besides, the round borders ensure a comfortable grip.
The front side design is very simple, it is white and you can find a 0.3-MP camera.
At the back, in the top left is the main camera of 2.0MP, this part of the Teclast P80 Pro is made of aluminum alloy with a smooth finish for a pleasant touch and it is available in champagne color.
On the right side, there are the volume and lock/power buttons.
On the left side, hidden by a lid, there is a micro-SD slot that allows you to expand the internal storage up to 128 GB. Finally, on the top edge, you have the audio jack, a micro USB port, and a micro HDMI port.
This is one of the strongest features of this tablet. The front area of this tablet is approximately 71% screen. The Teclast P80 Pro has an IPS screen with a resolution of 1920 x 1200 pixels and more than 16 million colors, allowing you to watch everything you want in high definition. Brightness and contrast is not an issue; it is sufficient to enjoy your content outdoors in a comfortable way.
This tablet is equipped with a 1.3GHz MediaTek MT8163 coupled with a RAM of 2GB of capacity and a ROM of 32GB. It is important to mention that you can expand the internal storage up to 128 GB using a micro-SD card (not included).
For entertainment, the Teclast P80 Pro is enjoyable. Loading full HD videos won’t end up in the slowdown of the device, and games run well without much lag. Of course, there is a little bit of heating, but nothing that affects performance.
This tablet runs one of the latest version of Android, the Android 7.0 Nougat operating system. This Android version has many new features and of course, this version works faster than the previous one.
Advantages of Android 7.0 Nougat OS are multiple windows allowing you to work with two apps at the same time, this version is power saving and combined with its processor the performance of the Teclast P80 Pro is so much better, and finally the system updating happens at the background so you don’t have to worry about wasting an entire day for an update.
Besides, this tablet has interesting apps, one of them is “Parental Control”. Using this app, you can control and restrict certain websites and applications that are not suitable for children.
As mentioned before, the Teclast P80 Pro has a 3.5 mm audio jack, a micro HDMI port and a micro 2.0 USB port. Besides, this tablet supports Dual WiFi 2.4GHz/5.0GHz, has Bluetooth and GPS. So far, this tablet behaves as most of the devices when connected to WiFi.
As mentioned earlier, this tablet has two cameras. The front camera has a resolution of 0.3 MP and the primary camera has 2.0 MP of resolution. Some additional features that improve the camera function are autofocus, geotagging, touch focus, face detection, self-timer, scene mode and more.
The Teclast P80 Pro has an integrated Li-poly battery with a capacity of 5300 mAh and a 5V/2A charging system. This ensures you an autonomy of approximately five hours but, for you to have an idea:
- 6 hours and 30 minutes of autonomy in mixed-use: screen on and Wi-Fi connection
- 7 hours of autonomy with 50% brightness and video playing (Wi-Fi off)
You can watch full HD videos on YouTube for an entire hour and you will only lose 11% – 12% of the charge, this is enough for the needs of most users. Besides, this tablet shows a good performance in autonomy due to its good processor and it will take you less than three hours to fully charge the tablet.
Overall, the Teclast P80 Pro is a very good option. The design is simple, elegant and portable. The full HD screen combined with a 1.3GHz processor provides a good performance for videos and some games. Besides, due to some applications, this tablet is suitable for children, they can enjoy games, websites and more and you don’t have to worry about inappropriate content.
Considering all the features mentioned before, this tablet is such a great offer. It is available on GearBest for only $ US 96.99. Now you can have a good device without wasting a huge quantity of money and worry about not buying it from a recognized brand, the small companies are developing good devices too. You can think about it as a good replacement for other brands and it still offers good performance.
PROS and CONS
- WiFi strength is not an issue
- Full HD screen
- Insufficient to play 3D games