WITS A81 Capacitive Discussion

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  1. xaueious

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    200RMB more expensive than the resisitive version, according to Shanzhaiben

    TI OMAP 3530, 256MB RAM, 7", Android 2.2

    Everything else stays the same.

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    These listings are appearing everywhere now. Anyone have opinions on this?
     
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    Good improvement, a mess to have not increased RAM to 512Mb :(

    Seen it for around 240-250€
     
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    Price is not competitive imo... Is it any good...
     
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    ??? still searching
    this is what i keep trying to find out... reports/info seem decent and Vincenzo over on SL has a nice compilation of edits/updates on his website... this unit seems to be overshadowed by the Herotab M816 (as far as units with the same processor)
     
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    You can get Dropad A8 at 1.2Ghz for almost same price, with 512Mb of RAM & webcam and HDMI, but it loses BT and GPS (solved by USB)
     
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    wits also has user-changeable battery... given the battery performance of some of these units, it seems like a good option...?
     
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    Unfortunately, the A81E has been out for months, and many bugs have remained unfixed

    This is why I did not recommend this unit. In the past.


    Merimobiles endorsed another 'review' here. As usual, take with a grain of salt...
     
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    Witstech A81G with capacitive (multitouch) screen, is now on pre-sale from merimobiles and MP4nation.

    Features:
    -Capacitive screen
    -Full USB
    -Accelerometer

    You can find a video review here:
    Video - 1
    and here:


    Links:
    Click - 1

    Click - 2

    Note: Official firmware for both resistive and capacitive version can also be found on my site

    Enjoy! :D
     
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    I have this device already. I also own the A81E.
    I believe this are great devices for the money even with the flaws.
    Wits has release a Frimware update for the A81E just about every month. My hope is they will also do the same for the A81G CAP and fix the few flaws it has.

    I have not tried the 3G yet do not have so cannot comment on that.

    The bad:
    G-senor / Accelerometer in most games and apps. It will not center itself and most of the times just turns to the right in a circular movement.... I have had luck with 3 or 4 games...
    Movie playback is limited - I have been reformating them to 720*480 M4v's and that seems to work. Rockplayer software option does not work.
    Not all 3D HD games run - Pretty sure this is Android/Hardware diversity issue with all units.

    The good:
    Have now posted a working firmware - Fine
    Capacitive Screen - Fine
    Wifi works - Fine
    Dolphin HD Browser w/Flash - Fine
    Rooted - Fine
    Apps2sd - Fine
    Bluetooth - Fine
    USB Thumbdrive must be FAT formated - Fine

    I hope this helps out. Andy
     
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    Hi, thanks for the tips!

    I have the "old" A81E (no g-sensor, full usb) and I think it is a great piece of hardware ruined by a really bad firmware.

    It is a good thing that firmware updates are constant, and the device keeps getting better (When I bought mine, battery indicator wasn't still working !!!).

    I wish I could buy the capacitive version, but I'm not willing to give 260$ to buy the same device with a capacitive screen..

    Anyway thanks for sharing your thoughts with us!
     
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    3D capabilities for Android as a is fine. This is a hardware platform and firmware issue with the WITS. If you get the Archos 70, you probably wont have said issues.
     
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    One of our supporting vendors HOTMID has done a product showcase:
     
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    but if you have only one usb, you can´t watch a movie from a pen while you are "bluetoothed" or need more gadgets on your car if you want to use Igo or any other navigation software I think is too much loose
     
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    maybe I got a faulty one, GPS is virtually not working, and battery suuk big time! A after reset unit can drain 100% to 5% battery in 4hrs, without beening on.
     

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