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Good: Price, Jelly Bean
Bad: Lacks a proper facility for photos / video, no HDMI out facility
Comment: I must confess that that for a new release, the price is astounding - clearly Google are seeking to corner the budget market and prevent Amazon from establishing a grip on the UK market (a missed opportunity there Jeff B!).
As someone who took a punt with the BB Playbook @ £199 for 32 GB, there is nothing here that makes me regret the purchase. Yes there is the lack of apps (although BB users have access to a good selection of Android apps), and the screen resolution is 'only' 1024x600 although it is difficult to make out the individual pixels.
However,it comes with a dual core processor (1GHZ) which provides a smooth user experience, records1080p video and has both front (3MP) and rear (5MP) cameras and comes with HDMI out for watching video on a HDTV!. This is a very respectable spec considering the Playbook is nearly 2 years old!
Also, I can use BlackBerry Bridge to hook up to the net and email using my BB phone without incurring additional data charges - I simply use my standard monthly phone data allowance.
In sum the Galaxy Nexus 7 will prove to be a hit, however the knockdown price of the BB Playbook which WILL receive the BB10 OS update next year is something which should be on any prospective 7" tablet buyer's list.
Comment: Google - versus - Amazon.
Game on !
Good: The price is great. The screen seems to attract positive comments and access to Google Play is awesome.
Bad: Where is the SD slot? That is the only negative I can think of
Comment: I don't think having a camera is a good or bad point for the Nexus 7 since most phones have awesome cameras anyway. Further comments regarding the device are pointless until I have one. Will definitely try to get it asap! :)
Bad: Until i have tried one i cant say
Comment: I think you need to edit one of your bad items. Change no camera to No REAR facing camera as it has a front facing one.
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