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Gemini Devices has brought its cheap Android 4 JoyTab tablets to Blighty.

There are three fondleslabs in the set: 7in, 8in and 10in models, with resolutions of 480 x 800, 600 x 800 and 768 x 1024. They all use ARM Cortex A8-class processors, the 7in and 10in running at 1GHz, the eight-incher at 1.2GHz.

Gemini Joytan 8in and 7in

8in and 7in

On-board storage? 4GB, 8GB and 16GB as you go up the line, but all have Micro SD slots. Mini HDMI too, plus 802.11g Wi-Fi and micro USB. They all have 0.3Mp webcams, but the ten-incher has a rear-facing 2Mp snapper.

The smaller the tablet, the thicker it is, with the 7in model measuring 13mm front to back, the 8in JoyTab 11mm and the 10in tablet 10mm.

Gemini Joytab 10in

10in

Gemini wants £200 for the ten-incher, £150 for the 8in model and £130 for the 7in boy. They're available now from Amazon and Argos. ®

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