The Sero 7 tablets got cheaper last week and I missed it

Last Updated on August 18, 2013 by Dave Farquhar

Amid competition from newer, faster tablets like the 2013 model Nexus 7, Hisense cut the price of its low-cost 7-inch Android tablets. The low-end Sero 7 now costs $79, and while the reviews on that tablet aren’t all that great, it’s much better than last year’s $79 tablet. The Sero 7 Pro, which I own, now costs $129.

They’re imperfect tablets–the Sero 7 Pro, even with its recent update, still crashes from time to time when I use a keyboard with it–but they were fine for the money at their old prices, and at their new prices, it’s hard to go wrong. I expect that eventually they’ll attract enough third-party development that there will be ROMs available to address their shortcomings.

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2 thoughts on “The Sero 7 tablets got cheaper last week and I missed it

  • August 13, 2013 at 10:01 pm

    I’ve been waiting to pick up one of the Sero Pro tablets. Guess I’ll have to get one now that the price has been reduced 😉

  • August 19, 2013 at 12:51 pm

    Yes, they dropped the price right around the time that the new Nexus 7 hit the shelves. I was set to buy the new Nexus 7, but when I couldn’t find the new Nexus anywhere and found out that Wal-Mart dropped the prices on the Sero 7 by $20, I decided to go with the Sero 7 Pro for half the price of the Nexus.

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