The Ampe A10 is a Chinese tablet with a 1.2 GHz Freescale i.MX6 Quad processor, Vivante GC2000 graphics, and a 10.1 inch, 1280 x 800 pixel display. It runs Google Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich and sells for about $220 at PandaWill.

But if you’re looking to save $220, here’s your chance to get one for free. We’re kicking off the Liliputing 2012 Holiday Giveaway with this quad-core tablet.

Ampe A10

As I mentioned when I reviewed this Ampe A10, it’s not the fastest around, and the build quality and battery life leave a bit to be desired. But it’s as reasonably zippy device which scores about twice as high on most benchmarks as, say, a first generation NOOK Tablet or Amazon Kindle Fire.

This tablet also has some serious potential as a developer-friendly device, thanks to its Freescale i.MX6 processor. Freescale has released quite a bit of documentation for this chipset, which could help developers write better, or at least different software forΒ theΒ device, or port other Linux-based operating systems to run on the device.

CNX Software has a pretty good overview of some of the available documentation and tools.

This contest is for the exact same unit I reviewed recently. That means you get the same dead pixel and screen bubble I found.

A set of headphones and a micro USB to full sized USB adapter are included in the package.

How to win: Leave a comment by midnight, 11/26/2012

All you have to do to enter this contest is leave a comment below — and make sure that I have a way to contact you by making sure there’s an email address, Facebook, Google, or Twitter account associated with your Disqus commenting account. I’ll contact the winners via email, Facebook, or Twitter, or Google+.

Entries must be received by midnight, Eastern Standard Time, Monday, November 26th, 2012.

Here’s a bit more print:

  • This contest is only open to residents of theΒ continentalΒ United States (since I’m footing the bill for shipping… if you’re outside the US and willing to pay $20 or so in shipping costs, go ahead and enter, and let me know in your comment).
  • Please leave only one comment on this post. Leaving multiple comments will disqualify you.
  • Winners will be randomly chosen from all valid entries.
  • Winners have 48 hours to respond after they’ve been selected. If we cannot contact a winner, we will choose another winner at random.
  • Writers for Liliputing and their friends and family members cannot enter this contest.
  • We’ll be running a few more contests in the coming days — and you can only win once during the Liliputing 2012 Holiday Giveaway. Since this is the first giveaway, pretty much anyone can win.

Thanks to PandaWill for supplying Liliputing with this Ampe A10 tablet.

 

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415 replies on “Liliputing Ampe A10 tablet giveaway (10 inch tablet with quad-core Freescale CPU)”

  1. Been following this blog since the days of the original EeePC, love this giveaway!

  2. I would be happy to pay the shipping costs to germany. I’m so impressed of the Freescale i.MX6 processor family.

  3. Ordered one of these from eBay from China end of October, still not arrived πŸ™ Would love to be entered into the competition to win one please πŸ™‚

  4. looks very interesting please pick me. will to pay shipping to India.

  5. Love this site. Would love to win! Shipping to the caribbean…..of course i’d pay!

  6. I’ve been interested in a tablet for quite some time. Would love to check this one out.

  7. If I win, this would be my 2nd chinese tablet. Already have a Pipo 7 incher with Android 4.1. No frills, but worked great outta the box.

  8. Really enjoying your site reading through and watching your reviews, especially for the Acer C7 Chromebook which like the Ampe A10 tablet looks quite interesting, thanks.

  9. Typing from Portugal here! πŸ˜‰ But I would be really happy if I won this awesome tablet from you guys here at Liliputing!!! πŸ˜€

  10. I would love to win this tablet for a nice gift for my son. Please enter me in. Thanks!

  11. I’m in Puerto Rico and would gladly pay the $20 shipping if I win. Thanks for including us in the give-aways. I’ve followed Liliputing since I bought my first netbook back in the days when my Asus 1000HA was one of the most desired.

  12. Hey Brad, thanks for offering us a chance at getting our hands on the Ampre A10. In the spirit of giving, I hope I win this excellent tablet so I can sell it and give the money to several charities. The Ampe would be tempting to keep for myself, but I don’t have the heart to do it. So many suffer in this world, it’s just nice to help out a soul or two.

    Thanks again.

  13. Count me in! I’d love one of these as my daughter’s Xmas gift.

  14. I want to participate! I’m argentinian, in case I win I pay the shipping!

  15. Don’t think that I have ever won anything, but doesn’t hurt to try. πŸ˜‰

  16. BRAD I AM NOT SURE IF MY FRIST COMMENT WAS POSTED (DON’T SEE IT) I WOULD LIKE TO BE CONSIDER IN THE GIVE AWAY FOR MY PAY IT FORWARD GROUP. WE COLLECT ANY TYPE OF INTERNET BROWSING DEVICES FOR CHILDREN IN THE NEIGHBORHOOD WITHOUT PC OR INTERNET SERVICE. THEY CAN ACCESS THE WEB VIA WIFI ON OUR OPEN NETWORK. THANKS IF YOU CAN HELP ELOISE

  17. I really appreciate your reviews and how frequently you update your site.

    Keep up the good work!

  18. No problem with $20. Good review. (I was actually looking for a N10 with a Allwinner A10 processor, when tih popped up.)

  19. What’s even better than new shiny? FREE new shiny! I’ll be happy to pay for shipping to the Great White North.

  20. Oops, I posted on the anouncement thread first. Second attempt…Pick me! Pick me!

  21. Thanks for giving us a chance to win this. I’d be happy to pay for shipping to Hawaii if I’m chosen.

  22. Would be great browsing the web and playing games using this compared to my Android 2.2 1Ghz phone! Glad that non-US residents can also compete, I’m European and willing to pay the shipping costs!

  23. It would be a great little tablet to let my little nephews be able to play Angry Birds and what not on this holiday season… And I’m sure I could find a use for it the rest of the year.
    πŸ˜‰

  24. HI I want to enter for the givaway πŸ˜€ I live in CNMI (US Territory) and I’m willing to pay $20 for shipping, obviously xD. Contact me on Facebook.

  25. Not that it matters for the contest but liliputing is what I read daily along with my local newspaper. Count me in for this giveaway!

  26. I’d like to get it. A middle-level tablet lets you do many things.

  27. I’m Game! From Canada and willing to pay the shipping! Thanks for the chance to win! πŸ˜‰

  28. Has the dead pixel started to smell? If not, I would like this tablet.

  29. This would make a nice Christmas gift for my wife, and she’d end up with a larger display than my tablet has.

  30. This would be a much better Christmas present than my usual lump of coal!

  31. i have an hp touch pad that is running 4.0 via liliputing. i have began to experiment with other things such as runing Ubuntu. This will be a good experience.

  32. Me and my 9 y/o son always visit liliputing site to check the latest rumors on new technolog and new devices.We saw this offering and try our luck

  33. Awesome giveaway!! Thanks for the opportunity! Rachelmarietravis at gmail dot com

  34. Well I am willing to pay the shipping cost if I win. I just never win anything. Thanks for the chance.

  35. Somehow don’t think my entry was posted Brad. Thanks so much.

  36. I am not a smartphone type of guy, but the Ampe A10 would find a place in my go-bag!

  37. Good thing you got going here. I read Liliputing since You were writing articles for the magazines. But a contest is a really nice way to make the site more popular. By the way I love your reviews.

  38. Glad non US residents can sign up. Will gladly pay shipping if I’m the lucky one.

  39. Im in …but where did all these people come from? I have never seen them..lol

  40. Just got a UG007 due to this blog! Has bluetooth, time to find a bt mouse! Yeah let’s win, baby win! Go Skins!

  41. Hi Brad, would love to experiment with this tablet that you have experimented with. Please enter me…Thanks

  42. Looks interesting! Would love to play around with this! Thanks!

  43. Sounds great for a developer tablet. Keeping my fingers crossed — hope to win!

  44. This is a great idea… I’ll take one item please… I love your website and excellent reviews!!!

  45. I need a tablet to try out my Virgin Sierra Wireless Overdrive Pro 3G/4G Mobile Hotspot (per Black Friday)

  46. i want too… i am outside of united states but i wiil pay as shipping as you want …. thanks

  47. Hi… giveaways are always fun. πŸ™‚ Much more fun than Black Friday shopping. πŸ™‚

  48. this will help me because I can’t decision block about which tablet to buy

  49. Wow, look at all the liliputing fans coming out of the woodwork!

  50. Love the site and all the content and reviews. Whoever wins congrats. Good luck all.

  51. Could be nice to have it πŸ˜‰
    btw Outside USA and will pay shipping if i have luck to be chosen

  52. this is super cool! I hope the process is random pick. and I hope to get one! for developing purposes.

  53. Aww brad -I already read almost every article you write every day – now I haveto go back and read the old ones again so I canget in on the contest .. well maybe I missed some and will notice something new ! πŸ™‚

  54. something to develop on yes please especially so since its fairly well documented unlike the closed down nature of motorolas phones.

  55. Hey Brad. Hope you had a good turkey day. Thanks for a great blog. I stop by every day πŸ™‚

  56. Nice early xmas present. If I don’t win, I hope someone deserving does, like one of those who lost everything in Sandy or a person serving in the military.

  57. A lovely little sweepstakes. I’ve become a daily reader over the last year or so.

  58. Hi, this would be a great gift for my daughter. I will gladly pay the shipping charges to the middle of the North Atlantic if I win.

  59. Could definitely use one of these! Thanks Liliputing! Y’all are the best.

  60. Liliputing is one of my favourite blogs and now one can even win something, just great! Oh an besides, I am looking forward to pay the shipping πŸ™‚

    Keep up the great work.

  61. You mentioned in your review about the software upgrade that could probably fix some of the bugs. From PandaWill’s site, it’s running Android 4.0.4, an Ice Cream Sandwich version. In terms of upgrade, what is the upgrade cycle? Do you think a Jelly Bean update could be expected soon? A battery of 8 hours is nice. But from your review, it’s nowhere near that. Do you think it has a lemon battery of some sort?

    Ampe A10 tablet is a good starter tablet with its quad-core processor. It’s fine for browsing the internet. I’m fine with the sluggish response times for taps and gestures. I’m not even worried about that blue pixel, nor that center bubble. If it performs the tasks at hand, everything else will be icings on the cake. I hope I could win this. This will be my very first tablet. And nothing beats free! Thank you Liliputing and PandaWill in advance!

  62. liliputing became a huge part of my news reading rotation because of all the android on a usb stick product news.

  63. I am in and would even pay for the shipping here in the States. Has to be better than a 3 year old netbook.

  64. Hey Brad, I just want to say (even if I am not chosen) I really enjoy your reviews. Keep up the great work! πŸ™‚

  65. I am in! just hope for some luck!

    PS. outside of US, willing to cover shipping

  66. Quad core on the floor and a half-way decent
    GPU and you’re well equipped to out-do the weather
    prediction as to which towns a cyclone system
    will rain upon and which it will leave dry.

  67. I’ve been considering getting a cheap Android device, just to start mucking about with the OS. Free is cheap. Thanx!

  68. I think the tablet is quite good and I definitely don’t mind spending $20 on it! Please count me in πŸ™‚

  69. The Kindle Fire has really made my life a lot easier. I’m absolutely in LOVE with this thing! It is very user friendly so I didn’t have to go searching the internet for tutorials. Here’s the one I got on Amazon https://amzn.to/QdkqCN. If you’re looking to get a tablet I’d recommend the Kindle Fire over the other tablets, it really blows them away. πŸ™‚

  70. Hmm, 20$ or so doesnt seem too much for a tablet worth 200$, Im in, never won anything and this isnt probably to be any different, but its interesting to take part :D! Im from Europe.

  71. Count me in! One of my favorite rss-feeds, have a mele a2000, can’t wait till we get full xbmc on it! I’ll pay the shippingcosts to the netherlands.

  72. Will pay for the shipping to Finland, Europe. That is, if I win, of course. In that case, email pertsavk at gmail.

  73. Liliputing is the first RSS feed I look at each day. Love your reviews and news. Thanks for the awesome giveaway.

  74. When I win this Ampe A10 tablet, I am willing to pay these $20 or so in shipping cost to Belgium. Looking forward for the message πŸ™‚

  75. Perfect tablet to replace my recently broken one πŸ™‚

    From Portugal, but I won’t mind paying for shipping!

  76. Love Android computing on my phone, how much better on a much larger device! Thanks for holding the contest and providing such a great site.

  77. Of course. I could pay the shipping, or even better, an address in Laredo, Texas πŸ™‚ …

  78. I would love to win this Tablet!

    … and also pay the shipping costs to Europe (GER).

  79. Great website, I really appreciate the good information you post here, I have bought several android “sticks” because of you….

  80. Nice tablet! Would love to win it πŸ˜‰ I would pay for shipping to Europe (NL).

  81. Maybe it would be useful as a control point for a ham radio station.

  82. I read your blog everyday. Seems like I should be thanking you with some sort of prize rather than asking for one… (Don’t let that stop you anyway!)

  83. I’m definitely interested in trying out this tablet. I live in Canada but would pay $20 to have it shipped.

  84. Thanks for running the giveaways and spreading the thanks to viewers…(US Based)

  85. I’ve been reading your site since the en of 2008, but I had forgot about your contests, I hope to win this time πŸ™‚
    P.S. I don’t live in the U.S.A, I have relatives living there though, so I would pay the international shipping or could give you a valid USA address.
    [email protected]

  86. Hi

    Was hoping to get one of these exact tablets. Feeling lucky!

    Happy to pay shipping to Australia.

    Check this site a couple of time daily. Keep up the great work.

  87. someones kin associated with the website will win anyway, but i’m bored today so i will enter anyway

  88. Thank you for creating such a wonderful site – Here’s to another year of liliputing!

  89. Thanks for the holiday giveaway! (From Canada and I would pay for shipping)

  90. Sweet! Awesome tablet. I can pick this up from your office since I’m local that’s if I win. So pick me!! πŸ™‚

  91. Looks like a fun tablet. Thanks Brad for all the effort you put in to inform us readers.

  92. Ready to win and ready to pay shipping to europ ! good luck to everybody

  93. includes a free dead pixle and a screen bubble. Who could ask for more ?

  94. Hi! I live in Europe, of course if I win I will happy to pay you for shipping. πŸ™‚

  95. I would love to put me a Linux like Ubuntu for Android on this device! Pair it with some bluetooth mouse/keyboard and I can almost ditch my laptop. No more fan noise, yes!

  96. Well I was close to write the first comment but my old phone had die so I had need to reboot πŸ™ This is why I will love a new Android toy. I’m from Madrid, Spain and ready to pay for the mail costs. Cheers

  97. Cool! I think my nieces from 6yrs, 7yrs, 8yrs & 9yrs old would love to have this. Anything, that looks similarly to iPad is an iPad! However, I am in Singapore but I do have a US delivery address if you don’t mind. Cheers!

  98. That Freescale i.MX6 still sounds like good SOC.

    I can’t wait for that hi-802 HDMI stick to start shipping.

    (Note: I will cover the shipping to my country)

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