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Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by kieranjersey, Jan 1, 2012.

  1. kieranjersey

    kieranjersey Lurker
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    Hi, new to the forum, I've tried posting on XDA but no help.

    I've recieved a tablet recently from superslimhd.com, called the superpad v2

    (SuperSlimHD SuperTab v2 Tablet PC Presented in our Premium Box - UNBEATABLE CHRISTMAS OFFER! (NEXT DAY DELIVERY) UPS Guaranteed Delivery Before Christmas - 1.2Ghz Powerful ARM Cortex CPU / 7" Touch Screen / 4GB / 512MB / WiFi / Android 2.3 Gingerbrea)

    Here are the specs, i'm trying to see if its possible to root and upgrade to a custom firmware. Please help

    1.2Ghz Powerful ARM Cortex CPU / 7" Touch Screen / 4GB / 512MB / WiFi / Android 2.3 Gingerbread Tablet / Flash 10.3 / 1080p HDMI OUTPUT

    Android system app output:
    Android Version: 2.3
    API Level: 9
    CPU ABI: armeabi-v7a
    Manufacturer: VIMICRO
    bootloader: unknown
    CPU ABI2: armeabi
    Hardware: unknown
    Board: unknown
    Brand: generic
    Device: vortex
    Display: MID-userdebug 2.3 GRH55 eng.root.20111101.162317 test-keys
    fingerprint: generic/MID/vortex:2.3/GRH55/eng.root.20111101.162317 test-keys
    Host: zjd
    Model: MID
    Product: MID
    User: root

    Thanks in advance


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  2. kieranjersey

    kieranjersey Lurker
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    can anyone help????
  3. mikedt

    mikedt 你好

    It's a China tablet, basically it was designed and intended to be sold in China. Probably not much chance of changing the software.
  4. kieranjersey

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    thanks for the reply, it still runs android and isn't it the OS that gets rooted not the device? I've seen other chinese tablets rooted such as flytouch??

    So there's no way to root this tablet and/or install a custom ROM?
  5. mikedt

    mikedt 你好

    I think with tablets like the Flytouch, these are fairly common outside of China now, so efforts have been made to make a non-Chinese ROM for them, so they can sometimes get the Google Market and apps

    I'm sure a ROM has to be customized and compiled to the specific device, e.g. what hardware is in the thing. There's sometimes more information about this kind of thing on some Chinese forums.
  6. kieranjersey

    kieranjersey Lurker
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    I already have the android market installed, it just seems the ROM currently installed is very buggy and slow, would just be nice to get a ROM that ran smoothly
  7. Greenow182

    Greenow182 Lurker

    Hi kieranjersey,

    Just wondering if you managed to update the firmware in anyway? Just got myself the same tablet but I want to change the version of Android on it if it's possible.

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