What, If Any, Is the Difference Between Chinese and English Firmware?

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  1. Luix

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    Hello people, new guy in town here.

    I am ready to buy my first tablet -Cube U30GT-, I found it it two sites both deliver from the UK (where I am based and I prefer to buy it this way in case of needing support,return or repair, this puts my mind in peace) but the price difference is of around £30,both offer the tablet Chinese apps free, ready to go once out the box and UK android Google market ready. Also the cheapest one does not charge me custom tax while the more expensive does. This last one assures me that the firmware is English while the cheapest seller says that the firmware is Chinese but has assured me that that the firmware does not matter.

    Please can someone help me here? Does the firmware from one place or other really matter and therefore it is worth to pay that little extra or should I go for the cheapest tablet as it would not made any difference?

    Many thanks

    PS : I will also appreciate if anyone wants to recommend any other tablet and a place where to buy it.
     
  2. leeshor

    leeshor Senior Member

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    IMHO the answer is quite simple. Get the one that does not start with Chinese. It will cost you less in the long run.
     
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    But apparently both are setted up in English all ready. I just want to
    know what is the difference in firmware if apparently both are ready to use in the UK( uk google market, English language and without Chinese apps). Thanks
     
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    vampirefo. Senior Member Developer

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    Firmware doesn't matter, just get the cheaper tablet.
     
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    Hello Luix, it seems you've already got the answer to your question, so I'll just say welcome to Android Tablets.:)
     
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    Hello and welcome to the forum!
     
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