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Kogan dual core Android tablets hit market at commodity prices

Online Australian tech retailer Kogan has released a new range of commodity priced dual core Android tablets at prices aimed at putting pressure on the much pricier big name brands.

 The 8” and 10” Agora Dual Core Tablets, which in Kogan speak were "specifically designed for the Australian market", are likely to attract the budget conscious younger at prices significantly less than the offerings from Samsung and Google, not to mention the iPad range.

The new Kogan offerings in both sizes come only in 8GB and 16GB versions - for 32GB or 64GB tablets you'll need to look elsewhere.

However, the good news that the new Kogan offerings start at just $119 and are all powered by the Jelly Bean flavour of Android.

According to Kogan, the tablets each feature a bright multi-touch screen, micro SD card slot, HDMI output, USB connectivity and Dual-core 1.6GHz processor.

Ruslan Kogan, founder and CEO of Kogan.com, said that the successful Agora range was continually improving thanks to detailed, constructive customer feedback.

“We are big believers in functional, affordable hardware, backed by open source technology. That’s why we’ve bet the house on Android for our range of tablets and smartphones.

“While we’ve been able to smash the big brands on price, we’ve also been the only company to listen to what Australian shoppers are saying and build products based directly on those conversations.

“Our previous 10” tablets were a huge success, selling out multiple production runs within days. But there’s always room for improvement!

“People told us they thought the design was great, loved the price, but that they could’ve been just that bit snappier.

“We’ve been able to keep a slim, lightweight, design and retail all the features people want in tablets that typically cost four times as much, while also cramming in a dual core processor.

“Most importantly, we’ve been able to drive the price down even lower. Kogan is once again making the latest technology more affordable for everyone,” Kogan said.

The range is available today for immediate shipping from Kogan.com:

Kogan Agora Mini 8” Dual Core Tablet - Starting at $119

Kogan Agora 10” Dual Core Tablet - Starting at $179


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Stan Beer


Stan Beer co-founded iTWire in 2005. With 30 plus years of experience working in IT and Australian technology media, Beer has published articles in most of the IT publications that have mattered, including the AFR, The Australian, SMH, The Age, as well as a multitude of trade publications.