The Tesco Hudl 2 is here. It’s bigger, faster, and still a bargain
The Hudl is a special breed of tablet. It’s small, it’s cheap, and it’s made by a company not really know for making mobile hardware. Which makes the fact that it isn’t terrible all the more impressive. Tesco unveiled the Hudl 2 this morning, and it’s had a significant upgrade without overly-inflating the price.
The Hudl 2 comes with a quad-core 1.8GHz Intel Atom process (which means it’s twice as fast), has an 8.3-inch ‘toughened screen’ running at a resolution of 1920 x 1200, 16GB of internal storage, and a 5MP camera. You shouldn’t care about the camera, though, only monsters take photos with a tablet.
The tablet itself runs Android 4.4.2 (KitKat), which may seem a little antiquated with the impending release of Android L but you still have to realise that this version of the OS is less than 12 months old. It also has a parental filter built-in for those of you who stick your kids in front of the tablet rather than the brain-rotting television. It’s all customisable, and even has a timer built-in to ensure that they aren’t spending too much time buying expensive power-ups in Candy Crush Saga.
The Hudl 2 is priced at £129, which is £30 more than the current price of the original, and £10 more than the originals launch price. You can use your Clubcard points to reduce that quite significantly, down to £65, if you so wish.
The Hudl 2 will go on sale in Tesco stores on October 9th.
We were sent one by the Tesco team. Take a look at our first shot with it in the wild above.
Want to read more? If you’re looking to buy a wearable or activity tracker, we’ve found the best wearables to keep you safe, but, if they’re too expensive, here are the best budget wearables and activity trackers for under £70.
If you’re not bothered by wearables at all, but still want help with keeping fit, check out our feature on 10 kitchen gadgets, tools and utensils for healthy living.
One thought on “The Tesco Hudl 2 is here. It’s bigger, faster, and still a bargain”
Comments are closed.
That photo is the Hudl 1 and is from PC Advisor, not Grant. Please remove it.