Need help identifying a tablet

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  1. Ra88

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    There's a local store that has a special offer on various media-related items only tomorrow and one of these is a tablet for 70 euros. However, I've heard how not all tablets are good and 70 euros is quite a bit of money for me these days. So, which brand is it, and is it worth getting?

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    Oh! The size is A4, almost forgot to mention that. :) 
     
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    An A4 tablet for seventy Euro's isn't going to be amazing regardless of brand.
     
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    I know, but it's supposedly reduced in price from a more expensive version, so it should be better then something like, say, the Thrust A4 tablet that goes for 70 euros as well.
     
  4. Joe Moore

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    Do you have any info on it? What's the pressure sensitivity level? And one thing to keep in mind, some brands of tablets do not offer good ratio from tablet to screen, especially when using a wide screen display. Once I realized that a lot of companies put out poor quality tablets, I've always stuck with Wacom.
     
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    Shit, I didn't even know these things existed.
     
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    there is no way that is an accurate screenshot - bear this in mind, tablets that are also screens are very expensive.

    just get a wacom graphire 4, cheaper than 70 euros and they are really good.
     
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    ^ this is why wacom is the way forward, their software has a 'force proportions' option which matches the area of your tablet to your screens aspect. it usually means an area along the bottom is ignored, but at least you can draw a circle.
     
  8. Ra88

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    No further info, except that it has "32mb internal memory", which seems rather useless...

    Yeah I know, they're probably showing the tracing ability in which you can slide paper underneath (the Thrust tablets I looked at had that option).

    And the graphire 4? That sounds VERY interesting, I'll look up more info about it. Thanks! :D 
     
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    The Graphire tablets are pretty good. I started out on a smaller Graphire and eventually worked my way up to a 9x12 inch tablet.
     
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    internal memory? this can't be a tablet in the sense we're all thinking, i reckon its one of those "memo notepad" style things - its not a mouse type device, so avoid.
     

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