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3 Bonus Items Simbans PicassoTab 10 Inch Drawing Tablet and Stylus Pen 2GB 32GB Android 9 Pie IPS Screen Best Gift for Beginner Graphic Artist Boy Girl HDMI USB GPS Bluetooth WiFi

Last Updated: June 22, 2020 (Refresh Now)
8.0
SCORE
/10
Total Reviews
744
Old Reviews
243
Unverified
65
Spam Test
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10 inches
DISPLAY SIZE
Quad Core
PROCESSOR TYPE
32768 GB
MEMORY
Yes
WIFI

Review Summary - 436 recent, verified reviews

Detailed Mode
For Kids
 129
loves, tablet, drawing, son, year old daughter
+99%
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" ...  I bought this for my daughter's 11th birthday. ... She spends 90% of her free time animating and drawing cartoons, and this has been a request from her for over a year now.  ...  "
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" ...  My 13 year old loves it.  ...  "
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" ...  This item was just what my grandson wanted, he loves it.  ...  "
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" ...  My daughter loves it easy to use !  ...  "
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" ...  Bought this for my daughter and she loves it.  ...  "
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" ...  It is being used only for a drawing tablet for my 10 year old granddaughter.  ...  "
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" ...  This tablet is for my 13 year old daughter who had been looking for an at tablet for awhile.  ...  "
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" ...  Got it for my 14 year old daughter and shes drawing and playing on it all the time.  ...  "
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As Gift
 57
daughter, christmas, birthday, christmas present, loves
+93%
-7%
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" ...  I bought this for my daughter for Christmas.  ...  "
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" ...  Bought this for my 11 yr old for Christmas.  ...  "
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" ...  My 11 year old received it as a gift.  ...  "
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" ...  This was purchased as a Christmas gift.  ...  "
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" ...  Bought product as a gift for my granddaughter who is an artist .  ...  "
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" ...  This was a present for my 15 year old daughter , she love it!  ...  "
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" ...  Bought this for my daughter's birthday.  ...  "
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" ...  Just got this for a birthday present.  ...  "
Software Platform
 54
tablet, drawing, android, app, draw
+70%
-30%
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" ...  But works great with other free software.  ...  "
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" ...  It literally is the best value on the market for a self contained Android capable drawing tablet.  ...  "
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" ...  Having the capability to browse the web or check emails and stuff on it is just a bonus!  ...  "
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" ...  Anyway-- please keep in mind if you are a Sai user and want to purchase this tablet there are some REALLY AMAZING apps out there that are free. ... I've been using an app called Autodesk Sketchbook and it is fantastic--I think I actually prefer it over Sai now!  ...  "
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" ...  I used the sketchbook app that is already installed on the tablet and it's fantastic.  ...  "
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" ...  He loves to draw and make animations and this tablet has all the right apps to do so.  ...  "
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" ...  I can draw with it and have may to pay a bit more for drawing software to use all the software tools for drawing.  ...  "
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" ...  My son bought this for his birthday and it came updated to Android 8.1.0. ... It includes basic tablet functionality - wi-fi support, internet browsing, email, and the ability to download and run any Android 8.1.0 compatible apps.  ...  "
Price
 54
price, tablet, cost, value, worth the price
+76%
-24%
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" ...  I am by no means a professional artist but I have found this tablet to be more than worth the cost. ... It includes everything I wanted at an affordable price.  ...  "
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" ...  Good value for money.  ...  "
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" ...  The cost was great.  ...  "
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" ...  Totally worth the price  ...  "
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" ...  Given the price of this device, what you're getting is a good value for the money.  ...  "
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" ...  Its a little on the high end price wise but it was a great purchase.  ...  "
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" ...  I would say this is a great product for the price.  ...  "
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" ...  Definitely worth it.  ...  "
Apps
 52
drawing, app, tablet, drawing app, draw
+79%
-21%
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" ...  Also works with surfing the web, Instagram and YouTube.  ...  "
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" ...  But works great with other free software.  ...  "
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" ...  It also includes a couple decent sketching programs right out of the gate, which allows it to function as advertised as a digital drawing pad without requiring additional software. ... It includes basic tablet functionality - wi-fi support, internet browsing, email, and the ability to download and run any Android 8.1.0 compatible apps.  ...  "
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" ...  It's good for drawing (the reason why my wife and I both got it) youtube, everything.  ...  "
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" ...  Anyway-- please keep in mind if you are a Sai user and want to purchase this tablet there are some REALLY AMAZING apps out there that are free. ... I've been using an app called Autodesk Sketchbook and it is fantastic--I think I actually prefer it over Sai now!  ...  "
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" ...  This tablet let's her use the apps she likes, it's super responsive and very versatile.  ...  "
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" ...  It comes with a couple of drawing apps pre-installed.  ...  "
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" ...  I've downloaded tons of apps so far and haven't found any issues. ... I've been trying to find apps that support drawing. ... Good app and you can upload to your clip studio cloud app. ... Overall it's powerful enough for the drawing and I never saw a need to have multiple apps open at the same time so I haven't done a stress test.  ...  "
Ease of Use
 48
easy, tablet, setup, beginners, user friendly
+96%
-4%
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" ...  I really do like it, it's simple.  ...  "
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" ...  It is in excellent condition and easy to use.  ...  "
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" ...  It was easy for her to learn how to do everything on it all on her own.  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to use too.  ...  "
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" ...  Its was easy to use  ...  "
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" ...  Great oroduct for beginners!  ...  "
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" ...  Its was easy to use  ...  "
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" ...  The process was simple and he communicated frequently.  ...  "
Device Compatibility
 42
computer, connected, regular tablet, recommend this tablet, standalone
+76%
-24%
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" ...  Nice little tablet.  ...  "
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" ...  I would recommend this tablet.  ...  "
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" ...  I am not to computer smart.  ...  "
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" ...  What an amazing first tablet!  ...  "
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" ...  This is an awesome tablet.  ...  "
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" ...  I found the Simbans Picasso tablet after about a 2 minute search and vetted the devices through my web-developer husband.  ...  "
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" ...  She was surprised and very excited because the Picasso is a stand alone device and not needed to be hooked up to her laptop.  ...  "
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" ...  Its an amazing tablet. ... But it's still a good tablet.  ...  "
Battery Life
 38
charge, pen, battery life, tablet, turn
+53%
-47%
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" ...  It takes forever to charge :( my younger sister is very impatient so she was unhappy but overall its great.  ...  "
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" ...  Once I recieved it, it was charged and ready to go.  ...  "
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" ...  My only slight gripe is needing a rare size battery for the stylus. ... But most battery stores do carry them (AAAA), and they last a long time.  ...  "
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" ...  He charges it and right back to using it.  ...  "
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" ...  Pen works nicely and came with a backup battery.  ...  "
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" ...  My granddaughter was on it for many hours.  ...  "
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" ...  It comes with a battery you will have to install, but you'll need backup!  ...  "
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" ...  easy to use, works well, Battery lasts well.  ...  "
Display Clarity
 36
pen, tablet, drawing, size, cracked
+53%
-47%
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" ...  Could use a screen protector and softer stylus nib, but my fingers do a pretty good job too.  ...  "
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" ...  Be careful when looking at inexpensive tablets that you understand which ones are stand alone, like this one, and which ones have no screen and need to be attached to your computer all the time.  ...  "
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" ...  Great product for an animation beginner, however I will not recommend for kids since the screen is very delicate and can brake easily.  ...  "
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" ...  The active pen and interaction with the screen is incredible.  ...  "
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" ...  She wanted a drawing tablet with a screen which is hard to find unless you are able to spend quite a bit.  ...  "
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" ...  You can lay your hand down on the screen while drawing and not have to worry about ruining your drawing.  ...  "
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" ...  I wanted a drawing tablet with a pen and a screen for a reasonable price.  ...  "
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" ...  Honestly the screen size is a nice size, the case is awesome, but the glove SUCKS.  ...  "
Product Reliability
 34
stopped working, days, tablet, weeks, working
+18%
-82%
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" ...  It had not even been 2 months.  ...  "
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" ...  the touch stopped working about 45 days ago. ... It didn't even make it 6 moths.  ...  "
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" ...   After almost 3 months it stop working.  ...  "
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" ...  Maybe we were unlucky, but the first one quit turning on after about a week of use. ... The second one started freezing up after 3 days of use.  ...  "
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" ...  My tablet just stopped working. ... It just died. ... After 1 year and 20 days.  ...  "
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" ...  Update: Pen stopped functioning properly after one month.  ...  "
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" ...  Tablet stopped working, 2 months after purchased.  ...  "
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" ...  Its not worth the money if it won't last more than a year.  ...  "
Charging
 27
charger, turn, charging, tablet, broke
+15%
-85%
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" ...  Now it's been a few months, and the unit will no longer charge at all, so once again we are unable to use this tablet.  ...  "
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" ...  Product freezes non stop, and wont hold a charge.  ...  "
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" ...  I have returned this item once before because it quit charging after a couple months the new one that it was replaced with now won’t charge either  ...  "
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" ...  It won't charge of turn on at all.  ...  "
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" ...  Only complaint I have about this product is the charger. ... If the charger went bad I have to buy a new one and I have no idea what this type of charger is called and I have to look it up.  ...  "
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" ...  The first tab i got did not work right out of the box would not turn on or charge. ... Would not reset or charge or come back on all around a piece of crap do not buy.  ...  "
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" ...  Have had this for two months of light use and already won't charge or turn on.  ...  "
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" ...  1. my tablet won't charge.  ...  "
Screen Protection
 22
protector, cracked, working, touch screen, stylus
+23%
-77%
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" ...  She was in the middle of a project she had been working on for several months when the touch screen went out , she could not even retrieve all her hard work from the unit .  ...  "
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" ...  The screen blacked out one day for no reason. ... The screen cracked into many pieces and the shell came apart.  ...  "
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" ...  I was sad to see that after removing the tablet from its box, it has a long crack going across the screen.  ...  "
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" ...  Update 2.0: The screen protector didn't protect the tablet at all. ... I saw that it had cracked (still no idea how, I treated that thing like gold) and tried to take off the protector to get a new one. ... Turns out, the "protrctor" wasn't damaged in the slightest but the screen was destroyed.  ...  "
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" ...  The first one was dead on arrival and the second one had a line across the screen that would not go away and was not functional.  ...  "
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" ...  2. the screen cracks easily even with my case on with a short fall.  ...  "
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" ...  Product screen was cracked and touch screen not working.  ...  "
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" ...  For a while I thought the bottom half of the screen didn't pick up my strokes in certain spots .  ...  "
Build Quality
 19
durable, tablet, broke, tip, stylus
+74%
-26%
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" ...  Comes with a very nice protective case too.  ...  "
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" ...  It also came with a nice protective case to keep it safe.  ...  "
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" ...  My youngest is hard on devices and was almost born with a stylist in her hand, so she'll need something durable.  ...  "
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" ...  Seems pretty sturdy and functional.  ...  "
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" ...  Well packaged, nice case.  ...  "
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" ...  She likes being able to sit outside on a nice day and draw, or in a comfy chair, without cords holding her to a desk.  ...  "
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" ...  She can take the tablet anywhere to draw and it came with a nice case to protect it.  ...  "
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" ...  The design is comfortable, and the weight and feeling of the stylus and tablet indicates excellent construction.  ...  "
Marketplace
 17
company, seller, described, response, exactly
+47%
-53%
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" ...  Seller sent a new stylus which also did not work.  ...  "
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" ...  Company website doesn’t even have replacements available.  ...  "
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" ...  I tried contacting the company about it and they didn't reply.  ...  "
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" ...  Otherwise, it's going back to Amazon. ... Update: Shipped product back to Amazon. ... Amazon's tech support did not have any solutions so I contacted Simbans tech support.  ...  "
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" ...  The seller response is slow as well.  ...  "
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" ...  they are freight shipping companies that ship internationally- aka to China.  ...  "
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" ...  Customer support for this product is email only.  ...  "
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" ...  I have reached out to the manufacturer and have gotten NO RESPONSE.  ...  "
Returns
 14
send, company, new one, fixed, want
+36%
-64%
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" ...  I then returned that one for a replacement.  ...  "
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" ...  I could send it back and pay for the shipping and the repair.  ...  "
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" ...  and want me to pay $20 to send it to the new address.  ...  "
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" ...  You have to start everything over when you return it.☹😠  ...  "
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" ...  I tried contacting the company about it and they didn't reply.  ...  "
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" ...  I get put on hold for HOURS & ZERO HELP to fix it or replace it!!  ...  "
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" ...  I returned the Simbans Picassotab.  ...  "
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" ...  returning for a new one.  ...  "
Fit
 12
paper, tip, tablet, pen, screen
+50%
-50%
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" ...  By this point I couldn't return it so I said screw it.  ...  "
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" ...  The only thing I didn't like is the metal piece around the tip of the pen fell off after less than a week.  ...  "
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" ...  I get put on hold for HOURS & ZERO HELP to fix it or replace it!!  ...  "
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" ...  Which goes out quickly also there costumer services ppl suck they hardly pick up the phone & it's all kinds of loop holes they have in place to not cover the cost of fixing the tablet even if you have the expensive warranty.  ...  "
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" ...  the real kicker is , it was in its case when it took its tiny fall.  ...  "
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" ...  2. the screen cracks easily even with my case on with a short fall. ... 3. the tip holder of my stylus pen is so loose that I lost it on the first day so I had to stick a small roll of paper to hold the tip nib in place.  ...  "
Delivery
 11
delivered, arrived, early, shipped, packaged
+91%
-9%
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" ...  It was delivered quickly.  ...  "
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" ...  My little sister brought this and was glad to have it shipped in great condition.  ...  "
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" ...  Product came as described and on time!  ...  "
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" ...  Product arrived two days early.  ...  "
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" ...  So happy she got it in time with the speedy delivery service you have available.  ...  "
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" ...  Product arrived sooner than estimated.  ...  "
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" ...  It arrived early and it had everything in it and nicely packaged!!  ...  "
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" ...  Item arrived before it was scheduled and it works great.  ...  "
Touch Sensitivity
 11
touch screen, drawing tablet, working, tablet, stylus
+64%
-36%
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" ...  I use the tablet for drawing and animation.  ...  "
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" ...  Great drawing tablet.  ...  "
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" ...  We got it mainly for the drawing tablet aspect though.  ...  "
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" ...  I haven't had to touch it yet.  ...  "
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" ...  It’s very responsive with the stylus that it comes with.  ...  "
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" ...  First drawing tablet, but I love it.  ...  "
Comfort
 10
drawing, tablet, pressure sensitivity, pressure sensitive, pen
+80%
-20%
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" ...  The stylus is not bulky or awkward to use and feels quite natural for drawing.  ...  "
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" ...  Overall its really easy to use, comfortable and over all an amazing product.  ...  "
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" ...  She likes being able to sit outside on a nice day and draw, or in a comfy chair, without cords holding her to a desk.  ...  "
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" ...  Will give her a nice head start in art when she starts college!  ...  "
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" ...  From my experience it has pretty good pressure sensitivity and a decent (not perfect) palm rejection, if supported by the app you choose.  ...  "
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" ...  My hands hurt too much to use regular pencil and paper, but this makes it easier.  ...  "
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" ...  The design is comfortable, and the weight and feeling of the stylus and tablet indicates excellent construction.  ...  "
Setup
 9
easy, simple, set, programs, installed
+100%
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" ...  It is quite easy to setup and use.  ...  "
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" ...  There are so many options on art to create, programs already installed.  ...  "
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" ...  It's pretty simple to set up and get to work right away.  ...  "
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" ...  Quick set up and comes with two art programs installed.  ...  "
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" ...  Simple set up.  ...  "
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" ...  ready for setup and easy to use!  ...  "
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" ...  If your a beginner then you should buy this tablet, it has a great program you can install called "ibisPaint X".  ...  "
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" ...  The Android setup makes it super easy to navigate.  ...  "
Picture Quality
 7
quality, make, pictures
+100%
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" ...  I just wish the pictures or drawing I make were better quality, like details, That on me probably.  ...  "
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" ...  The picture quality.  ...  "
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" ...  I uploaded picture he has drawn with it  ...  "
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" ...  I seen her make a very cool picture a few days later.  ...  "
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" ...  The display is very good, obviously with it being a “smaller size” the picture seems so much clearer.  ...  "
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" ...  I used Adobe Sketchbook for this picture.  ...  "
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" ...  I used Adobe Sketchbook for this picture.  ...  "
Lagging
 7
tablet, delay, simbans, screen, pen
-100%
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" ...  I have to press and hold for twenty or thirty seconds.  ...  "
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" ...  has a delay with pen.  ...  "
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" ...  It only works a quarter of the time, and often lags.  ...  "
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" ...  I received this tablet and upon turning it on, it went into a continuous loop of trying to reboot itself.  ...  "
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" ...  I received this tablet and upon turning it on, it went into a continuous loop of trying to reboot itself.  ...  "
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" ...  As soon as it was powered on, it would show the Simbans name on the splash screen and then reboot. ... The tablet continued to reboot non-stop for 4 hours.  ...  "
Features
 7
use, quickly, really, quality, price
+86%
-14%
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" ...  She quickly understood how to use all the features.  ...  "
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" ...  It has many features that an amateur can quickly master from the beginning.  ...  "
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" ...  it was super easy for her to figure out the features on her own.  ...  "
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" ...  We've only had the tablets less than a week but I'm very impressed so far with it's function and features.  ...  "
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" ...  good price for the quality and all the features that has.  ...  "
Size
 7
like, size, portable, pen, handy
+86%
-14%
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" ...  I like the size.  ...  "
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" ...  If you want to be portable without a computer this is the way to go.  ...  "
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" ...  It's like having all art media in one compact unit.  ...  "
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" ...  I always left it flat on a desk at home.  ...  "
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" ...  I easy portability.  ...  "
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" ...  It's perfect for throwing in my bag without the worry of losing, or damaging it.  ...  "
Design
 7
everything, nice, draw, protective, pen
+100%
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" ...  Comes with a very nice protective case too.  ...  "
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" ...  Pen feels nice to draw with.  ...  "
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" ...  It also came with a nice protective case to keep it safe.  ...  "
Gaming
 6
games, tablet, loves, game, son
+83%
-17%
comment
" ...  After all that I decided to just use it for games/reading/streaming. ... Have fun downloading more than one slightly larger game onto it and also be able to play it.  ...  "
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" ...  The tablet itself is amazing no only can you draw you can watch tv, play games, and talk to friends.  ...  "
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" ...  My son loves this and it gets him off the xbox  ...  "
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" ...  And I can enjoy a game or two if I'm in the mood to play around.  ...  "
Overall performance
 6
tablet, stuff, slow, overall, times
+67%
-33%
comment
" ...  It is very responsive.  ...  "
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" ...  It has re-lit my drawing urge, and I've produced some damn good stuff with it.  ...  "
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" ...  A tablet that is easy to get accustomed to and does its job well.  ...  "
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" ...  Just close those and it will run fast again.  ...  "
For Fun
 5
art, use, play, like, game
+100%
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" ...  We both think its fun and easy and you can really develop your drawing/painting because of the tools you have.  ...  "
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" ...  Have fun downloading more than one slightly larger game onto it and also be able to play it.  ...  "
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" ...  I like it, it's fun to use and I am starting to learn digital art with it :)  ...  "
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" ...  We haven't had it long, but so far my 9-year-old is having a lot of fun.  ...  "
Color
 4
turn, inverted, colors
+50%
-50%
comment
" ...  I'm having all sorts of distortion issues and nothing looks clear and defined with images.  ...  "
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" ...  It only erases color graphics.  ...  "
Video Playback
 4
youtube, videos, several, watch, movies
+50%
-50%
comment
" ...  I think the only downside I've really noticed is that the speaker quality is fairly poor when listening to music or watching videos.  ...  "
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" ...  I spent hours watching YouTube about it and trying several times.  ...  "
Product As Described
 4
exactly, picture
+100%
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" ...  Exactly as described.  ...  "
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" ...  I uploaded picture he has drawn with it  ...  "
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" ...  Great product and it came as described.  ...  "
Display Size
 4
size, pen, large, glove, drawing
+100%
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" ...  The pen and screen size are a huge upgrade from my phone that I've been drawing on.  ...  "
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" ...  She did amazing things on such a small screen that I thought something bigger would be much better.  ...  "
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" ...  Screen is good size and quality.  ...  "
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" ...  Honestly the screen size is a nice size, the case is awesome, but the glove SUCKS.  ...  "
Controls
 3
works, power, button, sometimes, hard
-100%
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" ...  Turning it on is a gamble because the power button doesn't work all the time.  ...  "
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" ...  Only works when I press down hard and sometimes not even that.  ...  "
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" ...  Now the pad will not turn on!  ...  "
Ports
 3
charger, charge, broke
+33%
-67%
comment
" ...  The port broke and when trying to charge, the screen would glitch out and it wouldn't charge.  ...  "
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" ...  Freezes slot and charger port weak  ...  "

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Specifications

Performance
Processor Type:  Quad Core 
Memory
Memory:  32768 GB
Display
Display Size:  10 inches
Connectivity
WiFi:  Yes 
HDMI:  Yes 
GPS:  Yes 
USB:  Yes 
10 inches
DISPLAY SIZE
Quad Core
PROCESSOR TYPE
32768 GB
MEMORY
Yes
WIFI