D2 7-Inch Tablet Review

Model: D2 7-Inch Android 4.1 Jelly Bean/ 4GB/1 GB DDR3/4:3 Capacitive Multi-Touch Screen Internet Tablet with One Pre-loaded Family Movie-Black

D2 7" tablet

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The 7 inch tablet from D2 is targeted towards families as an entertainment addition to the household. The multi-touch capacitive LCD screen has a resolution is 800 x 600, slightly higher than tablets in the price range which provides a resolution of 800 x 480. This higher resolution provides more real estate on the screen and is the perfect size for watching standard resolution movies with an aspect ratio of 4:3.

The Android tablet is powered by 1.2 GHz processor instead of 1 GHz found on most of comparable tablets. This higher speed is noticeable while browsing or playing games. It also sports a G sensor, which lets the screen reorient itself when you switch the tablet between portrait and landscape orientation. For some games the G sensor provides tilt support, as in car racing games you can use the tablet as a steering wheel.

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The D2 tablet has an internal fast memory (DDR3)  of 1 GB, enough to store Apps and render fast displays. The storage memory is 4GB, a standard configuration for tablets in this price range. The Operating system takes about 1.5GB, which leaves a couple of GB for Apps, movies, books and music. The D2 tablet has a slot for micro SD card, with which you can expand your storage memory by 32 GB.

The operating system is Google’s latest Android (version 4.1) software, known as Jelly Bean, which improves the performance and response time of the tablet. It also provides fast multitasking options (open and work on a number of Apps at the same time).

As a family oriented tablet, it comes preinstalled with special software for kids, like the Kido’z TV app. Your kids can watch movies, listen to music, browse the internet and play games within a safe environment. Amazon App store is preinstalled, so you can download movies, eBooks, Apps from Amazon.  Unfortunately the Google Play store is not installed.

The D2 7 inch tablet has built in Wi-Fi and supports the standard 802.11 b/g/n modes. You will need a Wi-Fi setup at home or office to connect and access the Internet.

Pros for D2 7 Inch Tablet

  • 1.2 GHz processor,
  • 1 GB internal memory
  • Android 4.1 OS (Jelly Bean)
  • Screen resolution 800 x 600
  • Micro SD slot (add another 32 GB)
  • Built in Wi-Fi (supports 802.11 b/g/n protocols)
  • Family, kids oriented Apps
  • Front facing camera (0.3 megapixel)
  • Pre-installed family movie “Warrior Twin”

Cons for D2 7 Inch Tablet

  • No Google Play Store
  • 4 GB storage memory
  • No rear facing camera

D2 7" tablet boxThe D2 family tablet has a front facing 0.3 megapixel camera, which is just adequate for video chats using Apps like Skype. The tablet is considerable thin at 0.43 inches, and is lightweight to be carried around weighing just above 0.7 pounds.

A family movie, “Warrior Twin” comes preinstalled but takes up about 700 MB of storage. You can transfer or delete it after watching to reclaim the memory.  As mentioned above, the D2 4GB tablet is a family oriented tablet, providing a 800 x 600 screen resolution, build in micro SD slot for storage expansion, Wi-Fi supporting all the standards protocols and a front facing camera for video chats and photos. The price is just right for buying this tablet for your kids or as a second tablet for family entertainment.

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