Wouldn't it be nice if you could have a tablet with a sleek design and all the tech boasted by the IPad Air at a fraction of the price but with one BIG difference, Windows OS and Andriod OS in one tablet?
Well now you can, introducing the Onda V919 Air. Without a doubt the Apple IPad Air is the best on the market from Apple and probably the best from a design prospective in tablet offerings overall, however, just lacking one feature that its budget rival has managed to upstage them in this instance, a dual boot operating system.
Dual boot OS in tablets is not a common sight, but lately the markets seeing an influx of these devices from Chinese manufacturers, running both Windows and Android OS. This feature is appealing to the public and business users alike. Why… because you get the best of both worlds, imagine a normal day where business and gaming collides, it’s no easy feat with a desktop PC or smartphone alone, you find yourself utilising both devices. Well now a normal business day number crunching with Excel, interchanging and toggling thorough to a quick game on Crush Candy becomes a breeze. This is why the Onda V919 is a little bit special, let’s take a look at the specifications that make this a great value tablet for business use.
- Dual Boot - Windows 8.1 & Android 4.4 OS
- 9.7 inch 2048 x 1536 IPS capacitive touch screen
- Intel BayTrail-T Z3736F Quad Core 2.40GHz
- Intel HD Graphics Gen7 GPU
- 2GB DDR3 RAM and 64GB eMMC ROM
- Support OTG/Bluetooth/WiFi
- Front 2.0MP + Rear 5.0MP cameras
- 2G GSM, GPRS, EDGE: 850, 900, 1800, 1900MHz
- 3G WCDMA: 2100MHz
Design and Build Quality
Featuring a 9.7 inch Air retina screen, 7.5mm Ultra-Narrow and 7.85 Ultra-thin Frame a 2048 x 1536 pixel IPS captive touch screen display, with unibody aluminium casing really makes this tablet for a complete doppelganger of its IPad rival.
Surprisingly response for a tablet in this price range, the Onda v919 Air houses an Intel Bay Trail Z3736F quad-core processor running at frequencies of near 2.16 GHz applauding 2 GB of RAM. With 32 GB of ‘on board’ storage and the ability to expand to a total of 128 GB, ensuring plenty of room for business needs. Both OS systems have an allocated amount of space quantifying to Windows 8.1 to around 8GB and Andriod OS roughly 6GB. Also housing a micro SD card slot and single micro USB 2.0 slot providing up to 60mbs transfer speeds. A Built in Intel HD Graphics Gen7 GPU delivering rich visuals without an inbuilt graphics card. In terms of performance the Onda v919 delivers a good user experience, making gaming and video playback a smooth process. The speakers on the Onda v919 Air are pretty standard, if not a little tinny like most tablets.
The Onda v919 is good for around 7/8 hours of continual normal use, with a standard 8000 mAh battery. Compared to the Apple Ipad 2 air which boasts around 10 hours of use, Depending on how you intend to use the tablet, not taking into account which OS your preference might be, gaming and web browsing will of course deplete the battery life much more quickly like any tablet that’s on the market in 2015. One suggestion to overcome this would be to additionally purchase a Lenovo power bank, giving you a highly efficient backup battery.
On Board Cameras
Like most tablets available on the market, the Onda v919 offers a dual camera system, rear facing 5MP sensor and the front facing camera 2MP sensor, suitable for video calling and the alike. What’s surprising is the quality of the camera, working very well both in doors and outside.
Benefits of the Onda 919 Air
The true benefits of owning a Onda V919 Air has to be the dual booting operating system, being able to switch so swiftly and efficiently makes this tablet a real winner for both the business user and gamer alike. For the price, you really do get a tablet in the budget market which keeps up with the high end competitors.
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