Pipo U1 Pro: Dual Core Android Jelly Bean 7-inch Tablet for Php6,000

Is this the best value-for-money Android tablet?

Dual-core Android 4.1 Jelly Bean Tablet for 6k!?

Looks like we have a serious challenger to the throne of budget-friendly and value-for-money tablets. The Pipo U1 Pro sells for around Php6,000 on various online sellers (most of them on Sulit) and it has very competitive specifications. It runs on a dual-core processor, has a generous serving of 1GB RAM, and it has the latest Android software, 4.1 Jelly Bean. Here’s a complete rundown of the specifications that we were able to find on the Internet:

Pipo U1 Pro Spec Sheet

  • Rockchip RK3066 Dual-Core 1.6GHz CPU
  • Quad-core Mali 400 GPU
  • 1GB RAM
  • 16GB Internal Storage, expandable up to 32GB via microSD
  • 7-inch IPS display, 1280×800 resolution
  • 2-megapixel rear-facing camera
  • 0.3-megapixel front-facing camera
  • Bluetooth/WiFi/External 3G
  • 3550mAh Battery
  • 1 x Mini USB
  • 1 x OTG port
  • 1 x Micro Sd Card slot
  • 1 x DC jack
  • 1 x Earphone jack
  • 1x Mini HDMI

We tried several sellers to get a unit but all of the ones we contacted said they were out of stock. The good news is though that there’s a very high chance they’ll have units again this week. We already made a reservation. We’ll give you guys the unboxing and the full review then! To satisfy your curiosity though here’s a video we found of the Pipo U1 Pro getting unboxed.

I dunno about you but I’m excited to get my hands on this. Hopefully it will be a great tablet! :)

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8 comments on “Pipo U1 Pro: Dual Core Android Jelly Bean 7-inch Tablet for Php6,000

  1. can’t wait for your review and unboxing

  2. Zach

    Please let me know when your review posts! I ordered one of these and it should be here in a couple of weeks. The battery life and screen quality are getting mixed reviews from the bits & pieces I’ve scraped together online.

  3. Chris

    Hi, may I know the seller that you made the reservation in sulit? Am planning to also purchase from them. Thank you!

  4. Rebro

    Sir, any news regarding the 3G enabled Google Nexus 7 reaching our shores? Info please. Thanks in advance.

    • No exact date yet, but soon daw.

  5. FYI

    Saw this upon searching in Google.

    The Pipo U2 or the Ultra-U2 replaces the now discontinued Pipo U1. U2 also improves on the the U1 by adding HDMI and an additional 2 mega pixel rear web camera + .3mp webcam (dual cameras). The U2 runs Android 4.1 has Bluetooth and is powered on a dual core 1.6Ghz RK3066 CPU.

    Pipo U2 full review:

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AnZVNg3qW0g

    Pipo U2 vs U1pro:

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1HbuqjUZgZw

    On Sulit,
    http://www.sulit.com.ph/index.php/view+classifieds/id/7165070/PiPO+S1+Smart+1+Android+4.1+Jellybean+DualCore+RK3066+7inch+TABLET?referralKeywords=Pipo+U2&event=Search+Ranking,Position,1-1,1

    PiPO S2 8″ = P5,900
    PiPO U2 7″ = P6,200
    PiPO U1Pro 7″ = P6,399
    PiPO M1 9.7″ = P8,499
    PiPO M3 10.1″ = P8,599
    PiPO M2 9.7″ = P8,699
    PiPO M2 3g 9.7″ = P10,399

    Mukhang discontinued na si U1, pero niliitan naman ang Reso ni U2 siguro just to save on the battery? And as mentioned above may mga dinagdag din at mas compact daw ito, not sure though bakit kailangan nilang gawin yun pero still this is really cheap. :)

  6. FYI

    And just to add, the specs of this tablet are NO MATCH to these tablets.

    Ainol Novo 7 Venus $149.90 or if directly converted to PHP is 6124.1645

    Specs:

    OS: Android 4.1 Jelly Bean
    CPU: Quad Core Atm7029
    RAM: 1GB?DDR3
    Storage 8GB
    Shell Material Plastic
    Screen: Capacitive Touchscreen, 1280*800 High-resolution Screen
    Size: 7 inch
    Resolution: 1280*800 Pixels IPS Screen

    Full Specs here : http://www.ainol-novo.com/ainol-novo-7-venus-tablet-pc-7-inch-android-4-1-jelly-bean-dual-camera-bluetooth-gps.html

    Ainol Novo 10 Captain $212.90 or if directly converted to PHP is 8699.0940

    Specs:

    OS: Android 4.1 Jelly Bean
    CPU: Quad Core ACT-ACT7029
    RAM: DDR3 1G
    Storage: 8GB
    Screen: 10.1 inch Capacitive Touchscreen, 1920*1200 High-resolution LG IPS Screen
    Resolution: 1920*1200 Pixels

    Full Specs:
    http://www.ainol-novo.com/ainol-novo-10-captain-quad-core-10-1-inch-hd-1920-1200-ips-screen-wifi-bluetooth-gps.html

  7. I have a PiPO Ultra U1 pro. It’s really great except it only connects at “g” speeds n distances. I’m not d only one with d problem. There is new firmware, but I’m not willing to take a chance on bricking it yet. Charles Baker, charlesbsbio@aim.com

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