Advent Vega Tegra Note 7 launched as £180 Android tablet

PC World has launched its own affordable 7-inch Android tablet, the Advent Vega Tegra Note 7, to compete with the likes of the Argos MyTablet.

Entering the competitive budget Android tablet market alongside the Tesco Hudl and Argos MyTablet, the Advent Vega is a 7-inch £179.99 alternative running Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean.

The Dixons Group, who own PC World and Currys, has slapped their own Advent branding on the Nvidia Tegra Note reference design tablet, with a November 15 launch scheduled just in time for the Christmas season.

“Whether you want to play games while you’re on the move, watch videos or getting on with some work, the Advent Vega Tegra Note 7-inch Tablet is designed to help you make the most of your time,” reads the PC World product info. “You won’t have a problem multitasking, making notes or playing games thanks to the Nvidia Tegra 4 processor in the Vega Tegra Note 7.”

Advent Vega Tegra Note 7 Features
The Advent Vega has a 7-inch 1280 x 800p HD resolution IPS screen with a 215ppi image density and offers 10 hours of battery life.

It features a 72-core GeForce graphics chip and quad-core Cortex A15 processor within the Tegra 4 chip. Nvidia claims the Tegra Note is the fastest Android tablet out there and could mean it rivals the Google Nexus 7 2 rather than the Argos and Tesco alternatives.

The 7-inch tablet also offers a stylus with Nvidia DirectStylus software and Nvidia PureAudio sound technology alongside front-facing stereo.

As for connectivity, it comes with microUSB for charging, microHDMI out, Bluetooth 4.0 and 802.11 b/g/n Wi-Fi.

The Vega Tegra Note 7 also has a 5-megapixel rear camera and a 2-megapixel video-calling option up front.

You can pre-order the tablet from tomorrow, with the tablet available on November 15.

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