Hisense might not be a popular brand but the company has been releasing several affordable consumer electronic products which include televisions, refrigerators, dehumidifiers, air-conditioners, beverage coolers and freezers. The company has just recently launched two new Android tablet models exclusively at Walmart which will definitely appeal to the budget conscious shopper.
The first model is the Hisense Sero 7 LT which only costs $77. While it doesn’t have fancy specifications it is a Google certified device making it able to easily access Google’s services. This makes it one of the best models in the sub-$100 tablet market.
- 7 inch, 1024 x 600 pixel display
- 1.6 GHz dual-core CPU
- Android 4.1 Jelly Bean
- 1GB of RAM
- 4GB of storage
- Mini HDMI, micro USB, microSD
Given the specification of this device it definitely is much better than the expensive Asus Memo ME172V and HP Slate 7.
The second model offered by the company is the Hisense Sero 7 Pro which costs $149. It is also a Google certified device and its specifications is similar to the Nexus 7, the only difference is that the Sero 7 pro is $50 cheaper.
- 7 inch, 1280 x 800 pixel display
- 1.3 GHz NVIDIA Tegra 3 quad-core processor
- Android 4.2 Jelly Bean
- 1GB of RAM
- 8GB of storage
- 5.0MP rear camera with auto-focus and flash
- 2MP front-facing camera
- mini HDMI, microSD card slot, micro USB port
- Wifi, Bluetooth, NFC
- 10 hour battery life
Some of the impressive features of this device is its use of a quad core processor and its long lasting 10 hour battery life.
Aside from having Google’s services both tablets be sold pre-installed with VUDU, walmart.com, sams.com, Nook eReader, Pandora Internet Music, Facebook and NVIDA’s TegraZone applications.
According to Jonathan Frank, Vice President of Marketing, Hisense USA, “Hisense is proud to introduce cutting-edge tablet technology that is accessible to the broadest demographic, with unmatched performance in the current market landscape. ”Our new Hisense Sero 7 tablets provide Walmart customers with an attractive, robust and highly powerful entertainment, communication and productivity tool.”
He further added that “Driven by enthusiastic, technology-loving consumers combined with dynamic and progressive app stores, the tablet has quickly evolved from a standalone computing device into a highly connected, eminently-useful component of the home ecosystem. As one of the largest and most advanced true CE manufacturers — with offerings in entertainment, communication, HVAC and white goods — it’s fitting that Hisense makes a strong showing in the tablet sector and today’s introduction of Sero 7 comprehensively achieves this goal!”
If you’re looking for an affordable tablet with decent specifications then you might want to check out these two models over at Walmart.