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Google Nexus 7 Tablet Review

The Google Nexus 7 is here, and it's impressive even before you look at the pricetag.

July 17, 2012
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Device & Specs

Device & Specs

While the Apple's processor is much more powerful than an NVidia Tegra 3 processor, much of its resources are tied up in its huge resolution. That being said, the newest iPad is still the premium tablet on the market, despite some of its shortcomings and rigid interface. Still, the Google Nexus 7 is nothing to sneeze at either: it just has a smaller form factor, making it more portable and easier to hold for long periods of time.

Screen

Both have fantastic screens as far as tablets go, though that of the iPad is technically better.

Battery

Again, the Google Nexus 7 has the best battery we've ever seen, even though the iPad's battery is nothing to dismiss so lightly.

eReader

As an eReader, it's hard to compete with a smaller, lighter tablet, so the Google Nexus 7 takes this one.

Internet

Both tablets have impressive internet features, but Google's new features in Jelly Bean are something special. If you want your tablet to learn how to be your sidekick, the Nexus7 is the way to go here.

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Sections

  1. Introduction
  2. Product Tour
  3. Screen
  4. Battery & Controls
  5. eReader
  6. Music & Audio
  7. Email & Web Browsing
  8. Internet Apps
  9. Amazon Kindle Fire Comparison
  10. Apple iPad 3rd Gen Comparison
  11. Motorola Xyboard Comparison
  12. Conclusion
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