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Comment: I recently attempted to replace a broken screen on my Google nexus 7 from ETrade Supply. I’m a novice so I did some web research and learned that the LCD screen is affixed to the glass (ifixit.com); so I ordered what I thought was the whole thing. When I searched for replacement screens, I came to ETrade Supply and ordered the replacement screen.
It turns out that ETrade Supply sells these parts separately because they contend it is really quite common to remove the adhesive binding the LCD screen to the glass and digitizer. Maybe an expert from the US can either set me or them straight… here is their contention after I realized I was sold not the broken glass and LCD but the LCD only:
“You could also buy a digitizer touch panel as well as an adhesive, and put the parts together yourself, though I suggest this be done only by professionals. So if you chose this method I would further suggest taking everything to a repair shop and asking for them to assist you.”
“The part you ordered was the “OEM Asus Google Nexus 7 Tablet LCD Screen” http://www.etradesupply.com/oem-asus-google-nexus-7-tablet-lcd-screen.html. This piece comes with nothing but the LCD. We have sold several thousand of these exact units, but usually to repair shops since changing only the LCD is very difficult”
The moral of the story, be careful when ordering from ETrade supply, my mishap caused me to waste $80 and need to pay to ship the part back to Hong Kong to get a refund! But that’s not all! Before I knew they ship this mystery part, they made me do the following before offering I could ship the part internationally on my own dime.
1) Download WEA Form for Replacement.
1. Take some high definition photos explaining the claim. The photos should include the following:
• Evidence showing the part is purchased from ETrade Supply.
• Evidence showing where and what the defect is.
2. Send it to email@example.com to conduct an Evaluation.
2) Then, after ETrade receives and reviews the form:
1. Print the attached WEA form.
2. Send it along with the defective part to the address of ETrade Supply Asia-Pacific warehouse in Hong Kong, China:
ETrade Supply International Limited,
RM 703 Kowloon Building, 555 Nathan RD,Kowloon Tong, HongKong
Telephone: +852 30696827
All of us in the bay area are starting to see this going sideways, $80 mistake, 1 hour to fill out the silly TPS report and then international shipping? How much does a new Nexus 7 cost?
Bad: no front facing camera
Comment: i bought this a couple of weeks ago and it's amazing.
i tried my other half's kindle fire hd but wasn't very keen on it.
this baby is awesome.
i have an android phone so am familiar with the android system...it's fun fun fun.
you're not tied to amazon like with the kindle either...i have downloaded several e-readers so i can get books from several places.
Good: Performance and user interaction
Bad: Lack of rear camera
Comment: Decided to swap my Ipad for a nexus 7 32GB and I am very happy with the result. Ipad Mini was an option but it was almost 200 pounds more expensive and I wanted to try something different. I wont go in to war with people about Apple v Android as they are both excellent as I do have/had both. It was a commercial and boresom decision as I wanted to play with something different.
I like the "freedom" I have with my Nexus and the app store is very good. I miss my icloud calendar but I know I can purchase a sync app to do that with the nexus . I dont like that Google+ is not removable but hey apple have few apps that you can not remove.
Battery life seemed a bit short on my first day as I did left it at home with 100% charge and when I got home that night it was sitting on 35% but I did install a lot of application to it using the play.google.com. Which is another amazing thing , you can browse the site and push an app to your device .. Personally (call me boring) I love that.
The size is perfect for what I want use it for and the build qualitiy is very good .
Is it better than an Ipad? Who cares!!!!! I appreciate both and I was looking for a change. I have a macbook pro, 2 Ipods, 1 Ipad (had) and Iphone 4s.. I do think I do qualify as an apple fan boy but atm I wouldnt replace my Nexus for an Ipad based on value and flexibility.
Good: Speed, Ease of use, size, operating system
Bad: Glass Quality
Comment: This is an amazing device. Really quick, really easy to use and Jelly Bean seems to have put an end to the infamous android lag. There are many good points, I could be here all day mentioning them so I will talk about the only negative I have found with the device. The glass is poor, very easily gets scrateched. I don't really know what I was expecting for £200 but it's not quite as durable as I was expecting it to be, I'd say get a screen protector as it's Corning Fit Glass is no where near as tough and durable as the Corning Gorrllia glass
Good: good size. good display and picture.
Bad: poor gps and accelorator.
Comment: Unable to use Google sky. The picture always sticks and even with sometimes vigorous shaking in a figure of eight, which some people advise it seldom rights itself. Google sky was one of the main reasons bought it for me and I am very dissapointed. I expected more from Google.
Comment: "There is no doubt that Google Nexus 7 is great. However,Google Nexus 7 also has a few drawbacks,like the storage space is not expandable and only one camera. Why not try Ainol Novo 7 Venus? Ainol Novo 7 Venus is a great alternative in my opinion. It is also powered by Quad Core CPU ACT-ATM7029 based on Cortex A9 that runs up to 1.5GHz,it has dual cameras,features the same 7 inch 1280X800 IPS screen as Google Nexus 7. One drawback of Ainol Novo 7 Venus is that it has 8GB Nand Flash,but expandable to 32GB - this is very important and matters,I like this.It's sold at $149.99 only from JSXL Technology.:
Comment: There is no doubt that Google Nexus 7 is great. However,Google Nexus 7 also has a few drawbacks,like the storage space is not expandable and only one camera. Why not try Ainol Novo 7 Venus? Ainol Novo 7 Venus is a great alternative in my opinion. It is also powered by Quad Core CPU ACT-ATM7029 based on Cortex A9 that runs up to 1.5GHz,it has dual cameras,features the same 7 inch 1280X800 IPS screen as Google Nexus 7. One drawback of Ainol Novo 7 Venus is that it has 8GB Nand Flash,but expandable to 32GB - this is very important and matters,I like this.It's sold at $149.99 only from JSXL Technology. I share this just because I think the more choices of Tablet PCs,the better for us.
Comment: I bought a 16g Nexus 7 in September and am extremely happy with it. I ordered a Nexus 7 32g unlocked for my husband for work on 26th November. At first all worked well but as of today it's not. Last night it shut down and no matter how much charging and messing around it will n not boot back up under any circumstances. I did wonder what was going on from new as it was going off and on in the case, so replaced case, thinking it might be screwy if case magnets were affecting radio transmitter. It seems to have been faulty all along according to Google support. I suppose they are now rushing them to fulfill demand as the earlier one is in a much better condition
Comment: The 3G version is now available, so you probably want to do a review update.
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