Attention bargain hunters: Asda's got its bum-patting hands on a 7-inch Android tablet from Medion that it's selling for just £77, following up the .
Don't expect too much of the Medion LifeTab E7310. Its most obvious shortcoming is its low-res 1,024x600-pixel screen, which isn't hi-def (despite what Asda claims on its site) and has a miserable density of 170ppi.
Otherwise it's not half bad for so little cash -- dual-core processor, 1GB of RAM, Wi-Fi (no 3G of course), a 2-megapixel camera on the back and a stone-age 0.3-megapixel camera on the front, for abysmal quality video calls. There's 8GB of storage, and helpfully a microSD card slot so you can add another 64GB.
It runs Android 4.1 Jelly Bean, which is now pretty ancient, and I wouldn't expect a
We're getting one in for review soon, so stay tuned to find out if it's worth £77 of your hard-earned. It'll be up againstand . It'll really have to be staggeringly bad to be worse than that Bush.
The best value sub-£150 7-inch tablet we've seen is the, which has a genuine HD screen and a quad-core processor. With , there are plenty of alternatives if you're not made of money.
The Medion LifeTab E7310 goes on sale in Asda stores on Friday 15 November, and limited stock is available direct from Asda now from this page. (Note: this is a slightly different tablet to this product, which confusingly has the same name, same price and is out of stock. Go to that first link.)
Have you spotted any other super-budget Android slates around? Are they worth a punt, or too basic to be much use? Every comment helps, either down below or over on our money-saving Facebook page.