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The Google Nexus 7 has the distinction of being the first device to run the Android 4.1 "Jelly Bean" operating system. It measures 198.5mm x 120mm x 10.45mm in size, weighs 340g, and features a 7-inch IPS display that is protected by scratch-resistant glass. The Nexus sports a 1280 x 800 pixel display. It runs a quad-core Tegra 3 processor and 1GB of RAM, it also comes in 2 versions: 8GB and 16GB capacities.
Excellent IPS display.
Great hardware build.
Fast and smooth.
Latest OS version.
Optically bonded display minimizes glare.
Jelly Bean feels like it was built for the Nexus 7.
The first 7-inch quad core tablet.
Well worth the money.
Powerful Android 4.1 Jellybean UI.
No microSD card slot or rear camera.
No landscape home screen access.
Missing camera app.
8GB model has just 5.62GB of use-accessible space.
Android still doesn’t have enough tablet-optimized apps.
Google Play media store doesn't quite work.
No HDMI or MHL to connect the tablet to HDTVs.
By TechSpot on July 06, 2012
While I still had hoped for more from Google with its first Nexus tablet, I am at least content with what it provided. It's a solid piece of hardware that is available for very little cash, and it works both quickly and smoothly.
By Tech2 on April 20, 2013
The 32GB 3G version of the Asus Nexus 7 costs Rs 21,999, which is much better value for money when compared to a similarly spec'd 3G iPad mini, which costs upwards of Rs 30,000. The Nexus 7 still loses out to the Galaxy Tab 2 though, which is priced...
By Expert Reviews on January 25, 2013
A fantastic little tablet at an unbelievable price, though it's not perfect for every need...
By PC Pro on January 11, 2013
Powerful, well built and with a better screen than you’d expect for the price, Asus and Google's Nexus 7 sets the new gold standard for budget tablets...
By Web User on January 03, 2013
★★★★★There are two things we love about the Google Nexus 7. The first is its price: £159 is fantastic for a tablet of this quality. It’s been suggested that Google and Amazon are selling their tablets at a loss,...
By FoneArena on December 27, 2012
The Nexus 7 has good build quality and offers latest Android experience. The 4325 mAh battery lasts for 2 days with average use. We compared the Nexus 7 with the Galaxy Tab 2 310 recently, and the main thing this lacked is the 3G support. The Tab 2...
By Wired UK on December 03, 2012
The Google Nexus 7 makes a good place for itself in the increasingly crowded seven-inch tablet market. With pressure from not just the usuals (Apple) but also hyped-up ebooks like the Kindle and Nook, it delivers a high-quality spec with the very...
By PC Mag on November 16, 2012
The Nexus 7 is the best small tablet on the market, but we'd rather tether it to a 4G smartphone than use the built-in modem...
By cnet on November 13, 2012
With its excellent design, useful software features, and low starting price, the Nexus 7 is the cheapest way to experience the best that the Android OS has to...
By TechRadar on October 18, 2012
One compliment we can pay to the Nexus 7 is that its success has goaded Apple into the teeny tablet market with the too. Not because Google's tablet is bad, because it very much isn't – we just think there's a lot of potential for...
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