1. Kevin Rush's Avatar
    I have a friend from Minnesota USA who is not computer savvy and is going to be spending 6 weeks in Russia. I want to get him set up with Office365 and especially OneDrive. What kinds of things should I take into account? What about Electricity/power and Wifi? I would think some inexpensive tablet would work, and then if it got misplaced, forgotten, or stolen, it wouldn't be a disaster. I have never traveled outside of the USA so any thoughts or suggestions would be appreciated.

    Best Wishes.
    03-10-2015 03:40 PM
  2. upsidedown's Avatar
    I like the 8" winbook"s from microcenter for under 100. micro hdmi out, full size USB out, and charged by micro USB so available everywhere.

    I personally have that as well as an rt. if you need legacy apps then it is the way to go. of you only need office then a 10" rt is ok.
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    03-10-2015 03:46 PM
  3. Microsoftjunkie's Avatar
    I bought a Winbook tw802. 2gb ram, 32gb, plethora oof ports, etc. All for 100, best deal so far. And it works great.
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    03-10-2015 03:50 PM
  4. jlzimmerman's Avatar
    I've had nothing but success with the Dell Venue 8 Pro. It comes with microSD storage and Office 365 for about $160. It's probably my favorite inexpensive tablet.
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    03-10-2015 03:52 PM
  5. eruptflail's Avatar
    Hp Stream 7 comes bundled with office 365 at the MS store for around 80 bucks. It gets decent battery life, but not amazing battery life. It's cheap. It might be better to go a step up, though. I like the Stream 7. It's a good ereader too.
    Kevin Rush likes this.
    03-11-2015 02:07 AM
  6. Kevin Rush's Avatar
    FYI. Update. Not Russia. He is spending 6 weeks in Ukraine. He says wifi is rare, slow, and intermittent?
    03-11-2015 07:43 PM
  7. Kevin Rush's Avatar
    So, no comments on, things to know, when buying a tablet to use while traveling in the Ukraine?
    03-13-2015 07:35 PM
  8. ShinraCorp's Avatar
    In Ukraine? Even with the civil war going on he's still going there? Well I guess I should avoid political things. So now for the question.

    Since he needs a tablet with Office in it his best bet would be something like a Hipstreet for 219$ around (even though I usually don't recommend them.)

    8" Wi-Fi Quad Core Capacitive Touch Screen Windows 8 Multimedia Tablet - W8 Pro - Hipstreet

    OR a Dell Venue 8 Pro for 229$

    Dell Venue 8 Pro Windows 8 Tablet | Dell Canada

    Or like they said earlier the HP Stream 7 for whatever it is in USA (mine says 120$ CND)
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    03-13-2015 08:49 PM
  9. Kevin Rush's Avatar
    In Ukraine? Even with the civil war going on he's still going there? Well I guess I should avoid political things. So now for the question.

    Since he needs a tablet with Office in it his best bet would be something like a Hipstreet for 219$ around (even though I usually don't recommend them.)

    8" Wi-Fi Quad Core Capacitive Touch Screen Windows 8 Multimedia Tablet - W8 Pro - Hipstreet

    OR a Dell Venue 8 Pro for 229$

    Dell Venue 8 Pro Windows 8 Tablet | Dell Canada

    Or like they said earlier the HP Stream 7 for whatever it is in USA (mine says 120$ CND)
    Thank you. I appreciate the information. Is there anything that would help with access to the internet?
    03-13-2015 10:33 PM
  10. ShinraCorp's Avatar
    All of them have Wi-Fi but if you mean Cellular Data, then the only way would be to get a USB Cellular Data stick from a carrier. Since none of them carry an LTE chip inside, heck I don't know if there is a Windows tablet that has LTE inside.
    03-13-2015 10:46 PM
  11. jmshub's Avatar
    There are some Windows tablets with LTE, but they tend to be larger and more expensive tablets, like the Dell Venue 11, for instance.

    If you are looking for inexpensive, look at the Winbook TW700. http://www.amazon.com/dp/B00QDJ2FUK/...pUvbUpU3024298

    At $70, I don't know if you'll find a Windows based tablet for less money.
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    03-13-2015 11:36 PM
  12. Kevin Rush's Avatar
    May I ask, what internet access is available in the Ukraine? Does anyone live there or visit there? Forgive my lack of worldly knowledge, I know power plug outlets are different than in the USA, in some parts of the world. Is wifi, for example, the same in the Ukraine? Are there LTE services providers? Would a LTE tablet purchased in USA have the frequencies to work. What other issues might a visitor experience?

    Best Wishes
    Last edited by Kevin Rush; 03-15-2015 at 12:10 AM.
    03-14-2015 08:15 AM
  13. Kevin Rush's Avatar
    Bump. Ukraine?
    03-17-2015 11:11 PM
  14. Kevin Rush's Avatar
    No one from or vists the Ukraine?
    03-30-2015 12:36 PM

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