Best CHEAP Android Tablet? – Review of the My Tab from Optus

The Budget end of the Android Tablet marketplace is hotting up with some fierce competition, one of the newest to enter the ring is the “My Tab”, built by ZTE, branded by Optus and churning along with a 600Mhz CPU and Android2.1 available with pre-paid date plans, it’s a contender for the best value android tablet on the cheap end of the spectrum, so lets put it through the review gauntlet and see how it shakes down.

“The NEW Pre-Paid Optus My Tab

The My Tab gives you the ultimate freedom to stay connected with friends on-the-go. With WiFi and 3G connectivity, you can surf the net, play games and watch videos on its quality 7” resistive touch screen. Powered by Android™, you’ll also gain access to the thousands of apps that Google’s Marketplace has to offer, and its sleek design and lightweight frame mean you’ll want to take it with you wherever you go.”

Available exclusively in Australia with


Operating System: Android 2.1

Network: 3G Band 900/1900/2100; 2G Band 850/900/1800/1900

Data: HSDPA: 7.2Mbps, HSUPA: 5.76Mbps

Display: 7” TFT-LCD WVGA (800×480)

Camera: 3MP CMOS

WiFi: 802.11b/g

Memory: 512MB ROM+512MB RAM (+ 2GB MicroSD card)

Size: 192x110x12.6mm

Weight: 403g

Battery: 3400mAh

Other: FM Radio, GPS Receiver, G-Sensor, Compass, Bluetooth 2.1

If you’re curious, it is apparently the same hardware as the “ZTE Light” android tablet, which was recently launched in Beijing!