Yesterday I got my Sylvania 7″ tablet and as I am wont to do I posted about my first impressions. Then I started looking for more info on the tablet (I was hoping for a hacked firmware) and I found something rather interesting.
There are actually several models floating around under the one name. If you buy one you won’t know quite which one you get until you open the box. While looking into this tablet I found that at least 1 version based on this shell had HDMI out. I also know that my unit has the label for HDMI but no port.
Guess what? My unit is actually supposed to have HDMI out. That’s what the specs show on CVS.com. CVS shipped me the wrong tablet.
It worries me that the tablets are so similar and the box design is so similar that I could get the wrong tablet and not have anyone realize it. What’s worse is that there’s no mention of the multiple models on the support website. If they’re that sloppy about supporting the tablet then how good are they at making it?
P.S. But this is just a minor snafu compared to the hardware problems.