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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.
Good: Excellent value and good build quality.
Bad: Screen too small for resolution and overall, no match for iPad!
Comment: I bought the Nexus as a potential replacement for my iPad2, which I've found just a little too heavy and bulky for fully portable use. I was also interested in exploring the Android ecosystem on a tablet with the horsepower to run it properly. While I like the Nexus weight and size, it has two deal breaking weaknesses for me. Most importantly, the Jellybean Android it runs only supports the iPlayer catch-up service in the UK but the picture quality is poor in comparison with the iPad. Moreover, because there's no Flash support, the stock catch-ups for the other major broadcasters are missing altogether. No doubt, that will change in future but for now, you're stuck with BBC output that isn't very good. That's not the Nexus's fault, just the lack of catch-up by the providers. I also found the screen real estate just a bit too small for me. The Nexus has a a higher res display that the iPad, but that means text can be very small and hard to read. Android fonts don't help either by the way. The android Exchange client is competent for mail but if you have as many sub folders as I do, you'll find it impossible to keep track of what's going into them because it doesn't seem to have indicating flags; that's a deal breaker in itself for me on its own. What I do like is the built-in GPS and Android customisation and widgets can be very useful indeed. But for me, the screen is too small for its resolution depth and it's just a little too narrow compared with the iPad mini's display to be really useful. So the Nexus is going back and I'm ordering an iPad mini instead. It may be £100 more expensive than the Nexus but it's a £100 that makes a big difference to usability in my experience.
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