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Creative ZiiO 7

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Overall 2
2.0

Worst Tablet

Amazon Customer, Amazon
20 June 2014
  • Summary: I purchased the ZiiO tablet for my husband. When it arrived we charged it and it worked fine for 1 (one) day. After the first day we could not connect to the internet (we were connected to the wifi) the only page you could connect to was the Ziio creative page. Could not get to google.com could not download anything not even from ZiiStore. Total waste of money.
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Overall 2
2.0

AVOID AT ALL COSTS

Andrew Watson "Andrew Watson", Amazon
14 November 2013
  • Summary: This is a terrible and unusable poor excuse for a tablet! It's use of 2.2 Android is so outdated it almost archeological! The capacitive screen is beyond pathetic and the resolution is unwatchable leaving me dizzy! This was a badly designed tablet that missed an opportunity to be a market leader and comparable to the original iPad! Now that Creative have closed all support for these tablets they are nothing more than paperweights!
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Overall 2
2.0

well it was one of those awful tablets from the beggining of the tablet era

Fernando C. Cardoso, Amazon
6 May 2013
  • Summary: to think about it now that it is a 2 years product is an exercise more about our production system than about the gadget. i got it in the fresh moments of the tablet "revolution" and even then it was awful. those guys found a way to sell bad hardware in an apparently fair format and creative was a know name in the middle of the copycat market (i was surprise the brand i remembered from the soundblaster and multimidia kits was still alive).
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Overall 2
2.0

Six months later it was toast

Yerba Fallasee "gypsy mama", Amazon
8 March 2013
  • Summary: I convinced my daughter that this would be a better way to spend her $160 than a refurbished iPod, which was what she really wanted. She worked so hard for her money, that I wanted her to get the most for it. Right away, this tablet was not as responsive as she expected. It needed to be turned off then back on fairly often due to apps that would freeze. Then the power switch stopped working about four months after purchase.
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Overall 2
2.0

Don't buy

Amazon Customer, Amazon
27 March 2012
  • Summary: I bought this for the media use including the Apt-x capability. Long story short, it is the least used among my 5 or more tablets. Why? This device is locked in to proprietary software. No Android Market. What you are left with is a budget device that you cannot really enjoy because by being greedy, Creative managed to limit their customers to options that are way below what the Android ecosystem offers. The build quality is also sub-par. The upgraded firmware is buggy.
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Overall 2
2.0

Worst Post Sales Service Ever!!

2207marlow, Amazon
17 January 2012
  • Summary: I purchased the Creative Ziio 7 16gb tablet as a 2011 christams gift for my son. It took about 8 days to be shipped to me. On Christams day it was placed on charge after my son unwrapped it, as per the start-up instructions. It was clearly faulty as the screen would not boot up once fully charged. My son was gutted, and it needed to be returned. This is where the fun starts! Creative have NO facility for you to ring up a customer services team.
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Overall 2
2.0

Screen cracks easily

flatlander, Amazon
14 January 2012
  • Summary: The glass on this product cracks very easily. Both mine and my brother's are broken, and neither of us treat our posessions poorly. I'm SO disappointed that after only one month of use, this tablet is now garbage!
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Overall 2
2.0

Ziio

Pete, Amazon
9 March 2011
  • Summary: To start of its a great price if you've handled a droid phone before and know the ins and outs of not using the android market, like going to websites to get certain apps... basically you need to be tech savy to get this one down without getting frustrated. I returned it for the simple reason that i got it for my mom, and she doesnt really know much about computers let alone tablets, i was after the gaming applications and the other apps you could get but to my dismay...
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Overall 2
2.0

Creative Ziio 7" Tablet

Amazon Customer, Amazon
18 February 2011
  • Summary: I purchased this thinking I was getting what I needed. Instead I received a product that can't even access the Android Market or be recognized by Google. Installing apps is difficult and time consuming and the apps that are available on the Creative site are not very good. If I could go back the right before I hit the "purchase" button, I definitely would not have clicked that thing. Overall it was a poor decision on my part.
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Overall 2
2.0

I returned mine

James Ko "Apprentice misanthrope", Amazon
31 December 2010
  • Summary: I was thinking of numerous headlines for this review: 1. Not ready for prime time 2. Wait for version 3.0 3. You get what you pay for Ultimately, I settled on "I returned mine" I actually wanted the Dell Streak, even though I don't need/want its phone capabilities, but the price/size ratio is daunting, so when the Ziio came out with a bigger screen for less than half the price I pulled the 'buy' trigger.
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