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MyPhone MyPad 2 (Price: P5,499)

MyPhone MyPad 2 (Price: P5,499)

The next-generation MyPad is what the original MyPad should have been: wallet-friendly at P5,499. Of course, it helps that the 7-inch tablet now has a processor clocked at 1.2GHz and an Android platform that's one step away from the most recent version.

1.2GHz single-core processor
Mali-400 GPU
512MB of RAM
4GB of internal storage
microSD card slot up to 32GB
7-inch 800x480 capacitive display with 133ppi and 5-point multi-touch feature
2-megapixel fixed-focus camera
VGA front camera
microUSB v2.0 with USB-OTG support
Bluetooth, GPS with A-GPS, WiFi
202 x 118 x 10.5mm
3,000mAh battery
Android Ice Cream Sandwich

9 'Pinoy' Android tablets that cost less than P9,000

Say what you want about Filipino companies that rebrand mobile devices made in China (hey, everything's made in the land of Yao Ming), but you have to thank them for making tablets easier on the pocket. Recently, even the spec sheets of the gadgets they offer have been beefed up.

Today, we show these "Pinoy" firms our appreciation by listing nine decent Android tablets that should appeal to your wallet; they cost less than P9,000. Click through our gallery, choose one that tickles your geeky side, and prepare for a trip to the mall. (By Alora Uy Guerrero)