For an explanation of the reason why this web page exists, see the note at the end.

Scroll Engage 8" Tablet

Model: 54693
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Features and benefits

Smart and Sleek Design

The Scroll Engage offers the very latest android technology in a convenient, stylish form. The handy 8" screen and svelte, lightweight design makes the Engage ideal for use on the go and really sets the device apart. Convenience does not come at the cost of quality, not only does the Engage pack the latest Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich) operating system but a high resolution (1024 x 768) XGA screen and vast multimedia support ensures that the tablet provides high quality media content no matter where you are. A sleek aluminium finish adds a touch of class and the feel of quality to this most engaging of devices.

Ice Cream Sandwich (ICS) Tablet - The Most Comprehensive Scroll Experience Yet

Scroll Engage boasts the latest Android 4.0, Ice Cream Sandwich operating system which is the first OS designed specifically for mobile devices, uniting Smartphones and tablets under one operating system. The new OS offers a wealth of innovative new features, all working together to create a smooth, engaging and simply superb experience on your Scroll. Android 4.0 takes all the best features of Android to a powerful new level, with greater interactivity, communication and sharing. Many apps, such as the Browser, Email and YouTube have been redesigned with more options and offer a better overall look and feel. As far as Ice Cream Sandwich tablets go, the Scroll Engage has an appealing combination of features that make it one the most comprehensive tablet experiences on the market.

Limitless Possibilities with 1000s of Apps Available

Make the most of your Scroll Engage by downloading a wide array of apps. Using our partner Android application store, SlideME, meaning that regardless of your interests or requirements the ideal app for you is only is only a step away.

The tablet also comes pre-loaded with some great apps which will push the functionality to the next level. The WildTangent app allows you to access downloadable, online and social games through one convenient Games App while the exciting 7digital app, gives you easy access to a wide selection of music and media.

Tailored Intuitive Interface

With the new Android 4.0 operating system the Scroll Engage offers a sublime user experience. Fully intuitive and with an array of clear on screen buttons and menus the operation of the device is completely touch screen. Yet the added functionality of physical buttons on the side of the casing mean that you are free to use your device in a style which best suits you. The Scroll Engage is tailored specifically to perform as the user desires.

A highly responsive multi-touch, capacitive screen also ensures that a smooth natural user experience is achieved. With “pinch-to-zoom” and “swipe” commands you can easily manage apps and your screen, keeping the most relevant information and content close to hand.

Smooth 3D & Full 1080P HD output to your TV or Monitor

Explore the sensational world of Full HD 1080p and 3D that the Scroll Engage can take you into via its built in high speed mini-HDMI port that allows you to connect it to a compatible TV or Monitor* for a clearer and even more engaging experience.*

Take your favourite music, movies and games with you anywhere you go, and enjoy them whenever you like with Scroll Engage - open the gate to a realm of exhilarating action and endless entertainment with your fingertips.

Get Lost in Your Favourite Book

Enjoy the latest bestseller, your favourite classics or keep up to date with the latest news from across the globe. Whatever you're reading, Scroll Engage makes reading a joy with its crisp display and instant access to a virtual library's worth of material! The ebook reader app pre-loaded onto Scroll Engage gives you access to plenty of great reads and you can enjoy them on a crystal clear 1024 x 768 XGA screen.

Scroll Engage opens up a world of possibilities with access to apps for everything from games to work and productivity.

Due to licence restrictions, Scroll Engage cannot officially be used to access the Android Marketplace. However applications can be downloaded from the SlideME market place and a number of other free App Stores. Also included on the tablet are a number of pre-installed apps including Adobe Flash Player, BBC News, Facebook, MSN Talk, Twitter, YouTube, Aldiko Book Reader, WildTangent, 7 Digital, Games, and more**

*1080p HD and 3D output require a compatible TV or Monitor and an HDMI cable (available separately).

**App availability subject to suitable android 4.0 versions being made available by their respective publishers.

Display Specification



Android™ 4.0


Processor Cortex A8 1.2GHz, Mali-400 Dual Core Graphics Processor
Display 8" 1024 x 768 XGA Capacitive Multi-touch Screen
Memory 1GB DDR3 RAM
Internal Memory 8GB Memory Built-in, Micro SD Card Expandable Up to 32GB
Battery 4200 mAh Rechargeable Battery
Camera Dual Camera, 0.3MP Camera on Front, 2.0MP Camera on the Back
G-Sensor 16 bit G-sensor, Monitors / Rotates Screen Through 360°
Speakers 1W / 8O Quality Speaker Built-in
Headphones 3.5mm Earphone Jack


Wireless Networking Wi-Fi 802.11b/g/n
TV Output HDMI TV-Output (Mini HDMI)
Micro USB Host Port 2x For Peripheral Connection (e.g. Keyboard, Flash Drive)
Power 5V DC


Video Support Full HD 1080P supports AVI, H.264, MPEG2, MPEG4, MKV, MP4
E-Book Support PDF, EPUB, MOBI


Music, Photos, Movies, E-mail, 3D Games, 1080P 3D Video Output!


Slim Aluminium Casing


200mm x 153mm x 10mm

Display Overview and features


The Graham Foster web site has a page describing the tablet computers used when calling English and American folk dances. One of these tablets is the Scroll Engage 8" which was produced by "Storage Options". Unfortunately the following link to information about this tablet

no longer yields anything useful.

The web page that you are currently reading attempts to recreate the description of the Scroll Engage tablet provided by "Storage Options". All the dead onward links have been omitted.

There is a YouTube video from July 2012 which gives a review of this tablet. Many of the points it makes agree closely with my experiences.

My Scroll Engage is still operating (December 2017). The Poweramp application that I use when calling folk dances to recorded music works reasonably well. The quality of the sound played through headphones or an external amplifier is very good and controllable (e.g. play, pause, next track). However, changing between screens (e.g. going to playlist) can be hesitant, while display of the cover art for a track that is already playing can be delayed for a long time even though audio and image files are stored on the tablet.