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Old December 25th, 2011, 09:29 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by Frisco View Post
Yes, vendor branding has caused a bit of confusion, and even accusations of fraud, having to do with these "Flytouch" products.

Apparently Gome and the Chinese registration of the product name have been seeing a lot of strange incarnations of these devices, some with just a RAM upgrade, and then the "Flytouch" name attached to it as if Gome was the modifying entity.

Google around and you'll find remarks about it all over the forums, here included.

This is typical:

"The shanzhai debranded Flytouch II is a product based on the original Gome Flytouch 2. I appears that there are vendors labeling a RAM upgraded variant (512MB) as the Flytouch 3. This is highly misleading, because Gome is not going by this branding. The 512MB version cannot be considered as a new generation of the Flytouch line of Android tablets, and as such should still be referred to as the Flytouch II, or Flytouch II with 512MB."

"The manufacturer name for this new product is the SuperPAD II."
Indeed......things have moved on a bit now.....there is now a similar confusion over the Flytouch 4, the Flytouch 5 and the Flytouch 6, none of which (AFAIK) Gome produce. Things, it appears, will not be getting clearer any time soon!
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