garyoa1 wrote:Craig is a really old company. Low end car stereo etc. Not bottom of the barrel but not hi end either. If you had to rate it poor, fair, better or best... it would probably be rated fair +. Or better -.
Just chiming in with my me-toos. I've bought a couple of their newer bluetooth speakers. They're good quality for the money without any issues or anything screaming, "My value is direly overhyped!" Cases are sturdy but not indestructible, and for the speakers sound is, as said above, fair+ but good for the size, battery consumption (long life!), and definitely the price.
As far as the tablet goes, if you're looking for an Android babysitter or a bedside IDGAF tablet, this is decidedly superior to the aging NookColor or similar big-brand devices. In addition, it's probably superior in build quality to the thousand or so Chinese generics, but that's entirely an educated guess without hard empirical evidence.
These small batch Android devices don't typically have a locked bootloader. If you're eager to flash the newest JellyBean 4.2.2 splat ROM, your best bet is to give Craig's custserv line a poke for whether or not their device is ROOT out of the box. Check out the generic devices XDA forums and
[s]build/download a nice universal recovery script, make your backups, and flash all Mods and Bacony goodness.[/s] Strike that, (seriously, Woot, where's my strike-through tags?) I lied. The Craig tablets are AllWinner A10 devices and don't quite have a ready compatibility patch done yet. They're in the works, however.