Kogan Goes Jelly Bean On Android Tablets

Kogan Goes Jelly Bean On Android Tablets

Kogan has updated its bargain-price Android tablet range, introducing new 8-inch and 10-inch models both running Android Jelly Bean. Pricing starts at $119 for the most basic version and they’re on sale right now.

$119 gets you the 8GB 8-inch model; for an additional $10, you can have 16GB memory. The 8GB 10-inch model (actually a 9.7-inch screen) is $179, while the 16GB version in that size is $199. The previous Android models from Kogan sold healthily; that was in a pre-Nexus 7 universe, but I still imagine there’ll be something of a run on them. Tempted? Rather have something with beefier specs? Tell us in the comments.



  • Got the 8″ 8GB model, cheap, flimsy, dirt stuck under screen, horrible overheating, slow!!
    Support team took 2 weeks to answer back, and are making me wait another 10 days for a refund…
    Take my advice and stay away!

    • One of my clients got a 10 inch Kogan tablet this week. Took 2 days to deliver it!!! How do they ship from Hong Kong in 48 hours?

      It’s no galaxy tab or transformer prime but for under $200 its pretty damn good. The plastic edge seems a bit flimsy and the back is a bit too glossy for my liking but it works fine and i didn’t notice any overheating issues.

      If you are the kind of person who reads lifehacker or gizmodo then chances are you may not be happy with a kogan tablet, but for someone who just wants to browse the web, read email and play angry birds the kogan seems like a good buy to me

  • If I were to buy one of these, do I have to wait for Kogan (or their manufacturer/supplier) to provide future updates, or can I get them and install them myself from google? I’m not afraid of rooting, but I’m an android noob so I don’t even know if rooting is possible on a Kogan tablet

  • Here’s an even more impressive new tablet — the Quad Core – Novo 7 Venus which launched last week — with one reseller – a site called TabletSprint offering this new model for $149 —

    The Novo 7 Venus is made by Ainol Electronics, which is noted for winning Runner-Up for
    “Best Tablet of the Year” at the 2012 international Consumer Electronics Show (CES) and this new model compares to the Nexus 7 tablet but for considerably less – matching key features, including a Quad Core processor, a 7″ high resolution multi-touch 1280×800 IPS screen, 16GB memory, a front camera, Android O/S and Google Play Store preinstalled — while also offering a number of features the Nexus 7 doesn’t – including a 2-megapixel rear camera, a MicroSD memory card slot, an HDMI 1080p port to download and watch movies directly from a tablet on a large screen TV and also project & play video games on to a big screen; plus more ways to connect to the internet, including Ethernet as well as 3G/4G Wireless connection through its USB port with a 3G/4G USB adapter.

    TabletSprint also includes $25 in Bonus Apps including several popular 3D Games and a Microsoft Office Suite program. Shipping internationally to Australia is $35, but it stlll makes a great deal with the budget price of this full-featured tablet.

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