Criteria Comments Rating
- Features With the exception of 3G/4G radio, this device has all the features i need.
- Display HD videos look surprisingly nice. Web browsing and apps look good.
- Battery life I'm guessing the smaller form factor requires a smaller battery. I thought it would last longer than it does. It's not bad, but it could certainly be better.
- Ease of use As an Android fan with multiple devices, this device is simple to navigate and use. The jellybean update is nice.
- Storage capacity I ordered the 16GB model,but don't see storage being an issue.For some reason, i have never considered loading this tablet up with all the crap i put on my iPad
- Design and form factor Perfect for one-handed use and storage in a bag or pocket.
- Portability (size / weight) Love the smaller form factor.
- Durability Haven't really tested this out yet, but it feels solid.
I wasn't sure about a 7" tablet, but the Nexus 7 is a winner. I have a lot of gadgets, including iOS and Android. I find that i use them in very different ways. With the Nexus 7 I fully committed to the cloud. My music collection (about 35GB) and important photos/documents are accessed via Google Music and Dropbox. I have not missed the onboard storage at all. If anything, it's made me reconsider how i store and access my data altogether. Google Now still needs a little work, but i know that Google will get there. Given the option, I would like to have a 3G/4G connection, but it's not a deal breaker. This is my first pure Google device and i like it alot. The smaller size, pure Google Jellybean and overall snappy performance of this device makes it a great choice - especially for $199/$249. Definitely worth considering.
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