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BANG FOR YOUR BUCK: Watch out for cheap tablet computers

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Are you looking for a special tablet on Cyber Monday? There is one that may not give you the best Bang for Your Buck.

As we head toward Christmas, one of the hottest deals are cheap tablet computers... in some cases just $50 or less. But, before you put one on your wish list, hear from one woman who didn't get the best bang for her buck.

Perhaps you've seen one of the hottest Black Friday deals this year: an RCA 7 inch tablet for as low as $39.

Kimberly Bryant grabbed one last year on Black Friday, wondering how could she go wrong at such a low price.

"I thought it was a good deal for a tablet to use around the house ... Facebook, email, that kind of thing," she said.

After less than a year of use, the tablet just stopped.

Click here to read more about Bryant's experience.

Complaint sites like consumeraffairs.com are filled with dozens of complaints about RCA 7 inch tablets, with many claiming the battery exploded like an airbag or puffed up like a balloon.

If you have any suggestions for a Bang for Your Buck segment, find Andrew Douglas on social media or email him at adouglas@wmctv.com.

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