Need a cheap 3g/4g tablet for pokemon go

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  1. ShawnTRods
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    Hey :D
    so as the title says. I need a cheap 7inch or less tablet that has 3g/4g capability to play pokemon go :)

    I get unlimited data sim allowance and thought I might as well put that sim to use :tpi: everyone in the family including myself already have unlimited data on the phone with 3.

    www.amazon.co.uk would be ideal place. But www.ebay.co.uk is ok too :)

    (sorry if its the wrong place)
     
    Last edited by ShawnTRods, Jul 23, 2016 - Reason: 7inch or less
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    Look on aliexpress or cect-shop.
     
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    Never lucky with products on aliexpress. and not willing to spend months to get shit sorted lol.
     
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    I bought a cheap ass phone, I know it's not a tablet, but still 4G.
    I am using the LG Optimus Zone 3 for pokemon Go. It's pretty good for a 30$ phone, sporting an ok 1.1 Quad-core and 1.5GB of RAM
     
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    Use a phone tablets have issues with the game.
     
  6. ShawnTRods
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    ShawnTRods GBAtemp Psycho!

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    I have a decent phone. But I just dont wanna use the S7 too much to play this game lol. It eats up battery like crazy and I have a data sim with unlimited allowance from work. So thought a tablet specifically for couple of games would do.

    above :)

    edit: and that data sim doesnt work with phones. It will get blocked.
     
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  8. Sonic Angel Knight

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    Well not that you can't use tablets but isn't design for a phone not tablet? I hope tablets now come with the mobile data connections cause your gonna be outta luck using it with only wifi unless you rely on hotspots :P
     
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    Thats why I am looking for 3g/4g tablets with data sim slot..:tpi:
     
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    I guess some tablets do have that, I know the Shield tablet has it but is about $300+ for 32GB and mobile data. But for something like this a phone with least able to run 5.0 android is probably good enough. :unsure:
     
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    Fair I know a kid with a phone that is 1.3 dual and 1gb of ram who is playing it probably lags but hey
     
  12. ShawnTRods
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    Using my phone isnt a problem. I just have a spare data sim that has no use. I thought I would use that to play pokemon go, instead of charging my phone 3 times a day :P
     
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    That's where the problem starts, no cheap or expensive tablet has enough juice to play the game all day long. Tablets are bigger hence more power consumption via the screen. And they might not necessarily have larger batteries enough to compensate their size.


    If you really want to get rid of the hassle of charging your phone multiple times a day, and want something inexpensive which'll be perfect to solve your problem, I'd have you check out something like this- http://www.gearbest.com/cell-phones/pp_204428.html

    Sure the website and the product itself might seem sketchy, but at the end of the day, it really works; a friend of mine uses the above mentioned phone specially for Pokemon Go. A 10000 Mah battery phone is a monster.
    Alternatively there are a few other options that you can find after a little research.
     
  15. ShawnTRods
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    I have a 22100mAh by anker :P honestly, I was off this week from work. and I had to charge that thing twice and my phone like 10+ times.

    my purpose is purely to find a tablet, so I can use my tablet sim. My network(three) blocks the usage of tablet sims on phone and vise versa.

    My network(three uk) blocks the usage of tablet sims on phone and vise versa. 10k mAh phone sounds like a dream lol. But not possible for me. And I wont put my phone sim out of the S7 into that :P
     
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