Tesco has slashed the price of the Hudl 2, the second-generation of its Hudl budget Android tablet. Here is everything you need to know about the Hudl 2 including UK release date, price and specs. See also: Tesco Hudl 2 review and if you're really keen: Hudl 2 live launch: As it happened.
Tesco sold an impressive 35,000 Hudl units in two days, and 750,000 units in total since launch. It says it was the fastest-selling tablet at Tesco. See: The 10 best budget tablets 2014: Here are the best cheap tablets available to buy in the UK right now
Tesco Hudl 2: UK release date
The Hudl 2 went on sale on 9 October 2014 in store and online.
Tesco Hudl 2: UK price
The Hudl 2 now costs £99 - cheaper than the original price of £129, and the orignal Hudl which cost £119. As ever, you can make part or full payment in Clubcard vouchers, meaning the Hudl 2 will cost you as little as £50 in vouchers. It also comes with £60 of vouchers in the box (some do require a minimum spend).
• £25 free blinkbox credit to spend on movies, books and music
• £10 off F&F when you spend £50
• £10 off Tesco Direct when you spend £50
• £15 of Tesco.com when you spend £60
• 10 free 4 x 6 photos when you buy 50 at Tesco Photo
Tesco Hudl 2: Specifications
The Hudl 2 is faster than the original Hudl tablet thanks to its Atom quad-core processor which clocks up to 1.83GHz. It also has, as expected, a larger 8.3in full-HD screen. It also has Dolby sound it is now a great device on which to watch movies and play games. (The original Hudl had a 1.5GHz quad-core processor and 7in IPS display.)
The Hudl 2 also features improved 1.2Mp front- and 5Mp rear cameras, and will come in eight colours, including orange and purple. Four cases will be available, costing from £10- to £30. There's 16GB of internal storage as standard, with a microSD slot letting you add a further 32GB. The Hudl 2 has some great child-safety features, which let you set time limits and whitelists.
• 8.3in 1920x1200 (Full HD) screen
• Intel Atom quad-core processor up to 1.83GHz, 2GB of RAM
• Android Kitkat 4.4.2 operating system
• Stereo speakers with Dolby optimised audio
• 5Mp rear facing camera and 1.2Mp front facing camera
• 16GB storage, microSD card slot (up to 32GB)
• 8 hour battery life
• Dual band Wi-Fi, micro-HDMI
• 8 colours: Jazzy Blue, Zesty Orange, Slate Black, Rocket Red, Tropical Turquoise, Dreamy White, Perky Purple and Bubblegum Pink.
• Pre-loaded with Parental filter and controls