Advent Vega

  • Advent Vega
72
Based on 11 scores, 14 reviews available
  • Excellent:
    1
  • Good:
    3
  • Average:
    5
  • Bad:
    2

Pros:

  • Fast performance. Exceptional value. Android 2.2. Support for Flash

Cons:

  • No 3G or GPS. Tight viewing angles. Clumsy background app handling

Expert reviews and ratings

By GadgetSpeak on 72

A number of companies have now brought out these near ‘PC’ devices. Good for surfing (using Wireless) Ok for collecting email, but perhaps most importantly is to have a decent Web Store for free (or low cost)...

By Channel Pro on 80

Can an Android 2.2 10in tablet challenge the iPad at half the price? Advent hopes so The Advent Vega is one of the more interesting tablets to appear in the run-up to Christmas. Priced at £250 inc VAT and sold exclusively through Dixons Group...

By CoolSmartphone on -

You may have noticed that Dixons have reduced the price of the Advent Vega to £199. If not they have and here is the link. I bought one recently and I thought I would share my initial thoughts about the device to try and help potential buyers make...

By theregister.co.uk on 65

With better performance that your average netbook yet a lower price - and lower weight - the Advent Vega is an appealing tablet. Personally, I don't like the widescreen aspect ratio, but if you're happy to live in landscape orientation that...

By Tracy and Matt's Blog on -

The Advent Vega is the star of the show as far as Android Tablets go. It delivers on it's low price and high specs. Forget what you have read on other reviews about the build quality, it's fine! Grab a 32gb MircoSD card and whack it in. Use it...

By PC Advisor on 50

It would be kind to explain away the Advent Vega as an over-enthusiastic attempt to get a knock-down price iPad into the hands of the masses in time for Christmas. But this poor copy of Apple’s tablet appears more as another embarrassment to the...

By Stuff.tv on 100

Exceptionally fast and great for movies, the rough edges are forgiveable given the low price...

By SlashGear on -

There are times – web browsing, for instance – when we had to remind ourselves how cheap the Vega is, given its performance lived up to other far more expensive tablets. At other times, the cost-cutting required to hit that price reared its...

By Expert Reviews on 80

It's cheap, but the high spec and decent screen make it a good choice - just make sure you install the Mod to get the Market....

By Pocket-lint on 70

An undeniably powerful Android tablet, but you're not really provided much from the off. It's an affordable route to hassle free Flash complete internet browsing with a great display for video. However, most likely to become a play thing for...

By TechRadar on 70

The Advent Vega is the latest Android-clad touchscreen tablet to take on the Apple iPad.The calibre of most, if not all Android tablets we're seen so far has left much to be desired. So the Advent Vega, with it's surprisingly cheap asking price...

By 5FWD on 60

Whether you'll like the Advent Vega will depend purely on what you intend to use it for. If you want it to be a multi-faceted device, letting you work on the move or download apps whenever you're bored, you'd be better off with the Apple...

By ElectricPig.co.uk on 80

This is an internet tablet first and foremostIt should be clear by now that the Advent Vega is more of an internet tablet than it is an Android tablet. The truth is that unless you know how to root an Android phone, and that an APK isn’t a...

By PC Pro on 67

It isn’t the Android tablet we’ve been waiting for, but if you’re on a tight budget it’s a promising cost-cutting alternative...