Review of Ainol Novo 10 Hero II Quad Core Tablet PC 10.1 inch IPS Android 4.1 ATM7029

Senior Member
Jan 14, 2012
At present, dual core tablet PCs still the mainstream that occupy more than half of the market. While, this situation is about to change. Quad core tablets are rising and will replace dual core tablets. Today, I’ll share with you a quad core tablet from Ainol, also the first launch of the famous tablet manufacturer to quad-core market, the Ainol Novo 10 Hero II.
First, let’s see the brief specs.
Operating systemAndroid 4.1
ModelAinol Novo 10 Hero II Quad Core
Screen type10.1 inch IPS capacitive touch screen
Screen resolution1280*800
CPUATM7029 quad core 1.5GHz
Battery capacity8000mAh
Net weight653g
From the specifications, we can see it’s equipped with an Actions quad-core chip, ATM7029. A minority of the chips supplier in China. In the next, we will test the performance of this chip.

Then, it’s a short demo video on it.

Tomorrow, we will update more detailed and more clearly video review on this tablet, also including unboxing.

Before the test, let’s spend some time to watch the appearance of Ainol Novo 10 Hero II Quad Core .

Accessories: a charger, a USB cable and a manual.

The front of Ainol Novo 10 Hero II Quad Core.

The front camera is 0.3Mp.

The rear camera is 2.0MP.

The back of Ainol Novo 10 Hero II Quad Core.
Next are four sides of Ainol Novo 10 Hero II.

From left to right are home button, volume button and power button.

I/O from left to right are earphone jack, Micro USB port, HDMI port, TF card slot and DC input.

After view on the appearance of Ainol Novo 10 Hero II Quad Core, let’s have a look at its user’s interface.

Lock screen and desktop.

Ainol Novo 10 Hero II supports most languages.

System information states it’s Android 4.1.
Then, let’s see some specific test of Ainol Novo 10 Hero II.
First in first, it’s the Antutu benchmark score.

A score of 12423, the quad-core CPU is not bad.

Vellamo HTML5 test, from the billboard, we can say the ATM7029 is OK to handle webpages with the latest technology.

Linpack test.
Game playing is other important function to a quad-core tablet.

Some large 3D games like Raging thunder and Trial Xtreme can run smoothly on Hero II Quad Core. Users can also play other high-requirements games on it. Generally, games as latest as the Android system, all can be played on Ainol Novo 10 Hero II. The large high brightness 10.1 inch HD IPS screen can make sure you have a good game experience.
Coming next, let’s have a look at the video performance. After all, video watching is one of the most used functions.

To Novo 10 Hero II, 10.1 inch IPS screen guaranteed an exciting watching experience. Not only because of its big size but also its wide viewing angle and color display. The IPS screen ensure its viewing angle at least 178°.

Play store screenshot.

YouTube main webpage.

Skype running smoothly on it.
Ainol Novo 10 Hero II Quad Core, as the upgraded version of Novo10 hero, will it be another classic product of Novo10 series? Will it bring the improvement of game and video experience by double its dual-core to quad-core? You may have a try on the real item.

For easy access to the real item of Hero II, please click here.
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Senior Member
Jan 14, 2012
Last time, we share the review on Ainol NOVO10 Hero II, today we will share a detailed video review on it, including unboxing.
Here is the video.

If you get any questions, please reply and leave your question. We will reply to it in the first time.
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