One thing about the Android-powered tablet scene that gets most people’s goats is this, there are just way too many tablet choices to pick from if you are shopping for one. After all, it is not as though Android is that closed like iOS, leaving users with only a handful of iPad choices. No sir, Google’s Android operating system is far more inclusive, which leads to a selection headache if you do not mind looking at some of the more obscure manufacturer names. Take for instance, the Scroll Excel III that might be able to fit your criteria in terms of price and performance.

For $165 a pop, you get a 1.6GHz dual-core Cortex-A9 Boxchip processor underneath the hood, although the 7” display at 1024 x 600 resolution does not really impress. Still, it does have Android 4.1 Jelly Bean on board right out of the box, alongside 1GB RAM and accompanied by 8GB of internal memory which can be further expanded, thanks to a microSD memory card slot, not to mention a 3,000 mAh battery that ought to last the distance.

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