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Google Nexus 7 review: Catching Fire

Google Nexus 7 review: Catching Fire - read the full textGoogle's Nexus line has welcomed its first tablet, the Nexus 7. With a promise of solid specs for a low price, the ASUS-made tablet is poised to storm the Android tablet market and maybe even steal a chunk of Apple iPad's market share. The Nexus 7 is...


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> In reply to Anonymous @ 2012-08-17 00:22 from p77u - click to readThey are suffering from lack of supply and also I guessed he was talking about the period it will be on shelf and iPad 3 off the shelf, not tomorrow or next week. You never know, people might notice them more and the demand could go through the roof... You can't say it's impossible. I'm not saying it will happen, but it's totally possible.

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  • 2012-08-17 09:04
  • qbYT

> In reply to joonius @ 2012-08-16 23:48 from qbYT - click to readCommon sense?

Im very surprised if it sells over 10 million

Read this:

Google expected to sell 6-8 million Nexus 7 by year end

Far from iPad numbers, even if that doubles which not going to happen its still isnt enough.

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  • 2012-08-17 00:22
  • p77u

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2012-08-16 22:53 from p77u - click to readHis making a guess into the future... Can you foresee the future? What takes away the possibility that this will outsell iPad?

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  • 2012-08-16 23:48
  • qbYT

> In reply to Android man @ 2012-08-16 20:37 from mqMt - click to read"Well i think will outsell the ipad"

Yeah right, maybe you should come back to reality?

It might sell well, something like 6 million etc.

IPad 3 sold over 17 million!!! ALREADY

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  • 2012-08-16 22:53
  • p77u

Almost my perfect tablet. Needs a 3G option, HDMI and a better screen. I'm fine with dropping back camera and internal storage, and 7" is the perfect size.

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  • 2012-08-16 22:44
  • bHR2

in benchmark section the numbers are from note 10.1 dual core and quad combined ! exynos 4412 is far more powerful than any tegra3 even in ICS vs JB on nexus7
the scores from GSMARENA note 10.1 (quad) preview are
benchmark-pi : 366
linpack : 185
nenaMark2 : 58.9
sunSpider : 1194
browserMark : 162657

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  • 2012-08-16 22:32
  • HIcU

Great review.

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  • 2012-08-16 21:55
  • JCWX

Well i think will outsell the ipad. as the price is wallet friendly and for the bang for buck. works out better value. and and the build quality is awesome .so all in all a top tab.

yes the ipad has the retina screen and all that jazz. but its overprices tab. this is just as good but half the price. go asus well done

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  • 2012-08-16 20:37
  • mqMt

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2012-08-16 09:42 from IWdW - click to readI don't know why GSMArena keep saying apps as a cons in their reviews, i got my 3rd Android tablet and i don't miss any app. Neither most of the stupid flood of ios ones (talking about bragging your so called ecosystem). They should quote a few examples of what they are missing, maybe ppl will find them alternatives.

Concerning screen's filling, depends only of lazy devs.. I personnaly don't use Facebook... and i got a few games only which don't fill my 1920*1200 display (out of maybe 50 games).

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  • 2012-08-16 18:49
  • m86k

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2012-08-16 09:42 from IWdW - click to readIts how funny that fruit company fans bash android user using the reason such as "freedom is useless thing , i am comfort in my cage "

stay inside ur cage if you like . No one force you to come out .

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  • 2012-08-16 18:02
  • IVII

I've had one for 2 weeks now and honestly, for the things I use it for, it is perfect. No need for a rear camera. Fits perfectly in your hand. Just good old back to basic tablet browsing.

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  • 2012-08-16 16:23
  • nxX0

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2012-08-16 09:42 from IWdW - click to readget things done..
iPhone without jailbreaking its just a brick
it does nothing
plus u cant do nothing on ur phone
not mess storage not usual Ringtones , nothing LOL
this iTunes is one of the worst application i ever saw.
i wasnt talking about Hardware i was talking about much Apple steal money from users for releasing useless devices..

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  • 2012-08-16 14:48
  • S0Cm

I would expect many of Google/Asus's target market to hold out on buying this device until the version with mobile data (HSDPA, 3G) is finally launched which is a more realistic mobile tablet proposition. Shame it wasn't launched at the same time.

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  • 2012-08-16 14:21
  • 9AtA

would love to see a sunlight legibility comparison between this and some other tabs.

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  • 2012-08-16 13:02
  • xmPZ

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2012-08-15 22:06 from ixTF - click to readYou better get a tab 7.0 plus. Its better than tab 2 7.0.

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  • 2012-08-16 12:11
  • PxAK

> In reply to snd @ 2012-08-16 09:59 from vI1i - click to readbut you have 3g?Anyway mifi devices have 3g and sd card slots for ftp storage and they cost less than 100 euros

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  • 2012-08-16 11:27
  • JbIQ

One question is i think is much bigger is that what use of this tab Nexus7 in INDIA without 3G either internal or external support as in our country haven't much WiFi how we use internet on the go.
Anybody can advise????????

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  • 2012-08-16 09:59
  • vI1i

> In reply to TDMaster @ 2012-08-15 22:47 from muGb - click to readI am amazed at how Android fans mock and mock iOS fans just because of a list of hardware features, while iOS users continue to do whatever they want to do. Why? Apps. The iOS user is someone concerned with getting things done, and the iOS ecosystem is simply rich with apps which allow this to be achieved.

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  • 2012-08-16 09:42
  • IWdW

This is built for streaming and cloud storage people. Stop complaining about the limited storage and emphasize those things.

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  • 2012-08-16 01:38
  • sxvF

Why flash wasnt in major disadvantages section?

It should be there, today i learned that android devices doesnt work very well with html5 or it doesnt support those sites while iOS users can enjoy many many flash sites with their devices of course htlm5 style, but android just showing you need flash plugin.

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  • 2012-08-16 00:19
  • p77u

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