The small form factor tablet market is very crowded, with pretty much every manufacturer seeking to claim a slice of the pie through Android, Windows 8 and iOS offerings. Budget models are especially abundant, headed by the supremely popular and generally fantastic Google Nexus 7, which retails for around $215 a year on from its release.
If you want something even cheaper than the Nexus 7, it’s tricky to find a product that’s actually worth using. Cost-cutting is the name of the game in the sub-$200 market, and a typical 7-inch tablet in this price bracket comes with several compromises. Today, I’m checking out Asus' attempt at a low-cost Android tablet and whether it’s worth a small amount of your cash.