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The Nexus Tablet has reportedly started shipping, lacks 3G or LTE

19 June, 2012 | Read the news | Post your comment
The Nexus Tablet has reportedly started shipping, lacks 3G or LTE - read the full textGoogle I/O 2012 is fast approaching and reports are starting to emerge on what the company might be announcing. The latest report comes from DigiTimes and cites sources from upstream component makers. According to them, the Nexus tablet will lack 3G or LTE connectivity as well as a rear...

 

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> In reply to Anonymous @ 2012-06-27 05:24 from vxkb - click to readwhen it is not supporting 3g what the use of front camera

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  • 2012-06-29 17:28
  • K6tM

this will support sim 3g?

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  • 2012-06-28 09:08
  • vGwk

good job google!! will definitely get this tablet

like seriously, why would I buy tablets at the price point of an ipad/surface with only those capabilities ?

I'd rather buy a laptop/macbook if the price comes at around 999usd.

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  • 2012-06-27 05:24
  • vxkb

WiFi only, please. Cell plans are a rip-off.

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  • 2012-06-23 22:57
  • 49Aw

> In reply to Jedi @ 2012-06-20 14:17 from 7ELJ - click to readReally? You do realize any pictures you see are not the real Nexus 7. No actual pictures have been released. Granted, it will probably be plastic, but you aren't going to get carbon fiber at this price point. That is the point. They want cheap. Why is white so much better? Because Apple is white? I much prefer the black.

That being said, I hope it does have minimal bezel. It does look nicer but more to the point I don't want to carry a 7 inch screen in a 9 inch case. I am more interested in performance than it making a fashion statement.

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  • 2012-06-22 20:07
  • 9x7s

> In reply to Baba @ 2012-06-20 20:36 from bChZ - click to readMy wife and I both have 4G ipads and we never use the 4G because we have great cell plans with phones that can turn into a wifi hotspot in 1 click. Gotta disagree with you 100%. I would rather the Nexus be the opposite of the ipad...screw cellular who needs it, give me a memory card and/or usb slot instead. Oh and hdmi out, another thing that the ipad cant do.

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  • 2012-06-20 22:05
  • QZj4

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2012-06-20 16:09 from jmib - click to readAny tab without GSM support is crap!

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  • 2012-06-20 20:36
  • bChZ

> In reply to Graz @ 2012-06-20 08:31 from 3JcK - click to readwhy u dont undrstnd

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  • 2012-06-20 20:25
  • s8FZ

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2012-06-20 11:02 from N9@S - click to readIt will destroy the ipad in terms of sheer processing power and a very low price point.

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  • 2012-06-20 16:09
  • jmib

meeh!!! After watching the Microsoft surface previews, I think ill let everything else slide through as noise. that was a real Tablet/PC they showed us though am sure pricing will be way too high. Am no fan-boy btw.

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  • 2012-06-20 15:10
  • fu$W

Very suddenly, Ipads are going to start looking painfully expensive - especially in countries like China and Brazil which are key for Apple's future expansion plans.

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  • 2012-06-20 14:42
  • nGx8

With all the money in the world,once again,these guys have no taste in design.Still ,the tablets have a huge bezel.It really shouldn`t be more than that of a Samsung galaxy S3 phone or Lg 4xHD Optimus phone.Material is again cheap plastic as opposed to aluminum or Carbon fiber or magnesium alloy.Boring black or grey plastic again where as an all white tablet with white bezel would definitely look and sell better.There is no elegance in the tablet design like the Ipad or Samsung tab 7.7 Amoled.It is not as slim as the Toshiba.Tablets should be less than 7mm thick in this day and age.Engineers need to go back to the drawing board and start bringing out current techs.

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  • 2012-06-20 14:17
  • 7ELJ

This is a true tablet pc, I mean does laptops have rear camera or 3g & LTE connectivity ?

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  • 2012-06-20 13:28
  • 2@cF

> In reply to Bogdan @ 2012-06-20 10:21 from nDRR - click to readdafuq! 1.3 mhz maybe ghz because what can you do with 1.3 mhz core?

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  • 2012-06-20 12:10
  • thfK

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2012-06-20 11:02 from N9@S - click to readlook at the price point... they are im the kindle market not the ipad..

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  • 2012-06-20 11:23
  • 3AxW

no rear cam
no 3G or LTE
dnt tink dey r ready to face ipad .... maybe kindle fire
...lol

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  • 2012-06-20 11:02
  • N9@S

With right screen and design this tablet can definitely open the tablet market

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  • 2012-06-20 10:32
  • 305W

1.3 Mhz Quad-core Nvidia Tegra3 chipset is low-spec.....??

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  • 2012-06-20 10:21
  • nDRR

I don't understand this...I mean the Nexus phones are very high spec and expensive but the Nexus tablet is cheap and low featured? WHY?

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  • 2012-06-20 08:31
  • 3JcK

windows

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  • 2012-06-20 07:11
  • t1$E

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