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Advent Vega Selling On Ebay For £350

Some clever chaps are making a killing on Ebay by flogging the Advent Vega Android-based tablet for as much as £375 excluding delivery.

Although there are currently only a few available on the auction site, the amount of interest the listings have generated shows that the Vega is set to be one of the surprise hits of 2010.

One of the listings here (opens in new tab) attracted more than 200 views and at least three have been snapped for more than £350.

The Advent Vega is still out of stock at PC World and Dixons with the device having completely disappeared from these websites. DSGi is still saying that the tablet has sold out due to unprecedented demand and will be back in stock next week.

As a reminder, the device is based on a dual core Nvidia Tegra 2 processor with Android OS 2.2, 512MB RAM, 512MB ROM, a 1.3-megapixel camera, a 10.1-inch capacitive touchscreen, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, all weighing only 700g.

You can read more about our coverage of Advent Vega here.

Désiré has been musing and writing about technology during a career spanning four decades. He dabbled in website building and web hosting when DHTML and frames were en vogue and started writing about the impact of technology on society just before the start of the Y2K hysteria at the turn of the last millennium. Following an eight-year stint at ITProPortal.com where he discovered the joys of global tech-fests, Désiré now heads up TechRadar Pro. Previously he was a freelance technology journalist at Incisive Media, Breakthrough Publishing and Vnunet, and Business Magazine. He also launched and hosted the first Tech Radio Show on Radio Plus.