JDtab J01 – Harman Kardon Speakers on a Tablet?

The JDtab 1 is a tablet made in cooperation with multiple companies such as JD, Meizu, Harman, Leeco and Foxconn. It is also the first tablet to run Flyme OS.

SpecsJDTab J01
ChipsetMediatek MT8173 2.0 GHz Quad Core
GPU: PowerVR GX6250
MemoryRAM: 4 GB LPDDR3
OSFlyme OS (Based on Android)
Display7.9 inch IPS
2048 x 1536 pixels, Retina, 326ppi
CamerasRear: 8.0 MP
Front: 5.0 MP
Special Features Harman Kardon Audio
ConnectivityBluetooth 4.0
WiFi ac (Dual Band 2.4/5GHz)
USB Type C
SensorsAccelerometer, Light, Proximity, Gyroscope
IO1x 3.5mm Audio Port
1x USB Type C
Dimensions204.8 x 135.9 x 6.95mm
Weight: 370g
Battery5V.2A 6200mAh
10 hours video playback

Highlights of JDtab J01:

  • Harman Kardon Speakers
  • Foxconn Crafted All Metal Technology
  • Meizu (Flyme OS based system)
  • Also with the participation of LeEco
  • 7.9 inch Retina Display, similar to iPad Mini 4
  • Design based on Apple’s IPad Mini
  • 6200mAh battery (estimated 10 hours video playback time)
  • Mediatek MT8173 Chipset (70K Antutu Score)
  • PowerVR GX6250 Graphics Chip
  • Dual Band WiFi Support
  • USB Type C Connectivity


  • No HDMI Port
  • No MicroSD or TF Card Slot for Expansion
  • No GPS
  • No Call Functionality
  • Definitely not cheap (costs more than $200)
  • PowerVR GPU is not for gaming


JDTabl J01 retails at $223 (Use Coupon Code: ec2ec8) 20% off

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iPad Mini Clone but with High Quality Harman Kardon Speakers

The JDtab J01, although a lot of companies are involved on the making of this tablet, JD seems to own the name of this tablet. Basically it is a iPad Mini Clone, probably similar to the Xiaomi Mipad 2 but with better speakers. It is also the first time that Meizu introduced their Flyme OS on a Tablet. Flyme is a customized OS but bares close resemblance to the look of iOS. Considering how much is copied to the iPad Mini, you will also expect the system to look the same to. Anyway, the Mediatek Chipset is also not much in terms of Horsepower, the GPU is especially not that great on gaming. Probably the biggest selling point of this tablet is the awesome Speakers, although it will be more of a Multimedia Tablet rather than for heavy users. And lastly, my biggest grip is probably the price, it is definitely not cheap.

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