There is rarely a way to find a powerful tablet that is sold at a low price point . All this happens with the new Teclast M89 , a device that is ready to conquer the market thanks to the great quality and the hyper-competitive price. It has already intrigued us for its technical characteristics, but even more for its design. If you think it is difficult to find perfection, keep reading and discover the potential of this tablet that will respond positively to the needs of a wide range of users. Are you looking for a model that is capable of competing with the iPad Mini, at a lower price? You have found what you were looking for: in this review you will discover everything you need.
As soon as we hold Teclast M89 in our hands, we realize that we have a device of excellent quality in our hands. It’s a real pleasure, in every sense! You will not be able to count on the most powerful hardware on the market, but it is well structured to offer you a highly respected surfing and gaming experience.
Design and appearance of the Teclast M89
At first glance, the Teclast M89 seems to be almost identical to the Mi Pad 3, but exceeds it for details and features. Let’s start with the dimensions and weight: the tablet measures 199 x 136.7 x 7.4 mm, and weighs 400 grams. It is perfect for reading, and its weight never becomes excessive, even if it weighs more than one e-book.
It is an ergonomic device, very fine and thin, to be accompanied with a case, so that it can be stored or placed anywhere without scratching it. Its lightness can make reading with one hand pleasant. The screen format is appropriate for applications and games, without forgetting multimedia content. In the back we see the camera and two speakers ; below are the USB Type-C, 3.5mm audio jack and Micro HDMI. On the right side we find the volume button and also the tablet’s power button.
The 2k display
It has an incredible 7.9-inch screen with Teclast Retina and 2K resolution . All this together indicates a perfect mix of functionality and performance. The quality of the display can make us forget that there may be other types of screens. It allows you to integrate all the innovative technologies into a single element. The Gorilla Corning Glass offers exceptional performance and its OGS technology reduces the display of the same thickness to ensure better light transmission. In fact, it does not present excessive reflexes when you are outdoors, under the sun’s rays. It is equipped with a blue light filter which helps to reduce the emission of light and therefore damages the eyes less.
Thanks to 2k you can also watch Netflix movies, TV series and offline documentaries, turning it into the perfect adventure companion when you are on the road.
Hardware and performance
As mentioned, the tablet Teclast M89 has impressive performance, thanks to 3 GB of RAM and the low-power processor, signed MediaTek MT8176 SoC . There are still those who say that MediaTek is not at the level of others, but with optimized software, like Android 7.0 , the differences are really minimal.
The latest system, is able to work and entertain users with a really excellent interface, ensuring compatibility and excellent effect during execution.
In terms of connectivity , it uses a dual-band WiFi connection, has Bluetooth 4.0 and 32 GB that are more than enough. There is no complete USB port, as it would be impossible in this size of the tablet. On the market, however, you can find cheap adapters that allow you to connect both the keyboard and the mouse. Note that you can also use more expensive models, which use the connection via Bluetooth, really very convenient.
Cameras mounted on the Teclast M89
The rear camera produces excellent images with its f / 2.2 and 8.0MP sensor. It is not impeccable as quality, this is certain, but it makes good photos both in daytime and at night. The front camera , useful for selfies, is 5.0 MP ef / 2.0 . This information on the image and video formats:
- Photo format : BMP, GIF, JPG, PNG;
- Video : MP4,3GP, AVI, H.264, H.265, MKV, VP8, VP9, WMV.
Audio and sound
In terms of sound, the analysis made allows to notice a good quality, with a power that is suitable for the type of device. Indeed, even higher than many tablets and smartphones.
The Teclast M89 software allows you to connect headphones and provides a high quality audio output, which we note by connecting the speakers. In fact, they require more power output compared to a classic low power DAC. It also presents the FM radio with a special application, so you can always choose to listen to your favorite channels at any time.
Battery and autonomy of the tablet
Teclast has assured, through its catalog of products on sale that the Teclast M89 is able to last up to 9 hours , with continuous video playback. A portento, but it also takes almost 4 hours to load the tablet. It is therefore considered that it has an average of autonomy ranging from 8 to 9 hours with an important use of applications (in particular games and social) and multimedia playback.
Final considerations on the Teclast M89
Once the test phase is over, it is advisable to make a point of the situation, so as to highlight the pros and cons of this device.
Among its advantages we certainly include:
- The elegant design;
- Economic price;
- Great display.
These are three factors that should not be underestimated when choosing, especially if we consider that the real strength of this product is its innovation, offered at a very competitive price.
Its performance is also good, as the MediaTek MT8176 SoC helps every user to have a complete, simple and secure system control. We can therefore say that Teclast M89, while presenting factors that remain modest, is a complete tablet, efficient and powerful, thanks to its new version of Android. The latter provides a major improvement in terms of storage, thus allowing a storage of 32 GB.