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  • 7-10 inch tablet for movies whilst flying?
  • Premier Icon 5plusn8
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    I have to do a bit of airtime for work and am fed up with lugging my 19″ laptop in and out of my hand luggage for entertainment purposes. Can anyone recommend a 7-10 inch tablet just for movies and the odd book, spreadsheet, game, might use it to review fotos etc and some simple editing?

    Premier Icon Gunz
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    I really like my Lenovo Yoga. The battery life is excellent, the screen is easily good enough for films, it’s got a stand which is useful and the built-in speakers are amazingly good for the size so you can use it for for tunes when you get to your destination.

    Premier Icon grahamt1980
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    Samsung galaxy s3 for me.
    not worth paying more for the, s4 but plenty good enough for full hd movies and the screen is great

    Premier Icon 5plusn8
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    Gunz, I am a Lenovo fan, by far the most reliable machines I have ever used. That is frankly a bargain.

    Premier Icon Gunz
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    Go for it, I’ve got the 8 inch. It goes everywhere with me and I have to agree about it being reliable, great bit of kit.

    Premier Icon CaptainFlashheart
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    Samsung here as well. Great battery life, picture quality etc.

    I rarely, if ever, work on flights (boss told me not to!) but have a keyboard case which basically turns it in to a mini laptop should I ever need to.

    Premier Icon CraigW
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    That Lenvovo Yoga is quite nice, the built in stand is handy. Though it is a few years old now, so stuck with an outdated Android version etc. And I had one that broke after a few years, I’m not convinced about the reliability (probably a knackered battery).

    Huawei Mediapad tablets are worth a look as well.

    Premier Icon phil5556
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    Having had a couple of issues with phones and Android updates I wouldn’t spend much on anything not current any more. Maybe something cheap and old but if I was spending over £100 I’d go for something that’s still supported.

    Premier Icon funkmasterp
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    Kindle Fire, cheap and cheerful

    Premier Icon eddiebaby
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    iPad mini.

    Premier Icon wrightyson
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    Samsung tab s3, now cheaper since the 4 came out, great keyboard option and brilliant screen.

    Premier Icon fossy
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    Loads of choice TBH. Even the Amazon Fire tablets are good for the money – OK it’s Amazon “this that advertising” on the screens but they work very well for the money. My wife got a 10″ refurb for £99 for watching video/TV etc.

    We have an old Linx 1010B Windows tablet – that’s good too, and works as a laptop if needed.

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