The Iconia A1-810 delivers a solid experience at a budget price, despite lacking the good looks of competing 7-inch tablets like the Nexus 7 and iPad mini. The A1-810 won't be impressing anyone with its plastic build, which Expert Reviews calls a "a little on the chunky side" and CNET says it "may actually feel toylike or cheap to some." Pocket-Lint says the display's resolution "isn't great" and TechRadar finds that "colours don't exactly whizz from the screen," though CNET says the A1-810 "held its own" compared to the competition and "handles dark levels better than the Nexus 7." Get past those mediocre externals and you'll be greeted by what CNET says is a "zippy and lag-free" browsing experience, and Trusted Reviews feels that it's a "good gaming tablet." Casual users will find the A1-810 offers a good stock Android experience, but those looking for something to be carried around and used on a daily basis might want to shell out the extra dough for something with better build quality.
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