1. Seth Lamb1's Avatar
    Hi,

    New here to these forums, I just had a few questions about my tablet that I bought today. First off, should I stick with Android 4.3 because I've read that KitKat has a few kinks that need to be worked out?

    Also, what's this about the touch screen having issues regarding EMI and improper grounding? Should I be concerned? Or does this just affect a small amount of users? I just upgraded from an Asus Memo pad HD 7 hoping that this tablet would provide a better experience so the fact that people are complaining about these problems is leaving me just a little disconcerted.
    01-10-2014 08:32 PM
  2. Gwaron's Avatar
    I have had absolutely no problems with my N7. Running the latest OS.
    01-10-2014 08:39 PM
  3. Seth Lamb1's Avatar
    I wish that would completely assure me.
    01-10-2014 08:43 PM
  4. UJ95x's Avatar
    I wish that would completely assure me.
    You see more people online complaining about the issues because the people who don't have them, don't have the need to go and talk about it. I'm sure the percentage is a lot lower than what it appears to be

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    01-10-2014 08:45 PM
  5. Gwaron's Avatar
    I wish that would completely assure me.
    Well, if I was there I'd pat you on the back and tell you everything's gonna be OK
    01-10-2014 08:46 PM
  6. Seth Lamb1's Avatar
    Well obviously enough people have had issues that several websites have written articles about 4.4's issues... I'm just saying, you know? The first thing I see after buying this new tablet is "Android 4.4 causing battery life issues" and it's just something I want to avoid. But I guess I'll only find out using the tablet so time will tell I suppose.
    01-10-2014 08:52 PM
  7. Eion's Avatar
    Havent had any issues with my Nexus 7 after update. Hell the tablet sat for a week + and hardly lost any battery charge.
    01-10-2014 09:07 PM
  8. Seth Lamb1's Avatar
    Havent had any issues with my Nexus 7 after update. Hell the tablet sat for a week + and hardly lost any battery charge.
    That's good to hear. I guess updating will benefit me or is sticking with 4.3 alright as well?
    01-10-2014 09:12 PM
  9. UJ95x's Avatar
    That's good to hear. I guess updating will benefit me or is sticking with 4.3 alright as well?
    Either should be fine. Kit Kat was more of a UI change than anything

    Posted via Android Central App
    01-10-2014 09:34 PM
  10. Golfdriver97's Avatar
    Either should be fine. Kit Kat was more of a UI change than anything

    Posted via Android Central App
    Adding ART was a big part if it too.

    Sent from my Nexus 5 using AC Forums mobile app
    01-11-2014 12:39 AM
  11. joe_fresh's Avatar
    Have not had an issue with my touch screen at all, and i updated to kit kat right out of the box 3 weeks ago
    01-11-2014 07:15 AM
  12. UJ95x's Avatar
    Adding ART was a big part if it too.

    Sent from my Nexus 5 using AC Forums mobile app
    I know. I didn't say it was the only change.
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    01-11-2014 09:07 AM
  13. Brian Low's Avatar
    I've bought 2 nexus 7's and unfortunately both had some form of touch screen issues. I do say though that after updating to 4.4 they've gotten better but the problem is still there. It's either hit or miss from what I can come up with regarding touch screen issues. Battery life after 4.4 is if anything SLIGHTLY worse from what I can tell. On 4.3 I barely needed to charge the thing. 4.4 I do notice it needs to be charged more often if I'm heavily using the tablet. Standby time seems to be unaffected for me at least.

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    01-11-2014 09:21 AM
  14. dc9super80's Avatar
    How does the problem manifest itself? I find my touchscreen is not always very responsive and there is usually a response delay. I just attributed this to the OS. This is my second Android device, the touch in both always felt different to iOS devices.

    Sent from my Nexus 7 using Tapatalk
    01-11-2014 09:27 AM
  15. Seth Lamb1's Avatar
    So far I've not had a problem with my touchscreen, but it did randomly reboot on me once so far which is an issue that other people have had. Hopefully it's not going to become a regular thing.

    I can get about 8-9 hours of battery usage before needing to recharge, and I drained the battery to about 2%. That involves web browsing, some gaming (maybe 1-2 hours), and video streaming.

    Does that sound like a good amount of time?
    01-12-2014 08:37 PM
  16. Gwaron's Avatar
    So far I've not had a problem with my touchscreen, but it did randomly reboot on me once so far which is an issue that other people have had. Hopefully it's not going to become a regular thing.

    I can get about 8-9 hours of battery usage before needing to recharge, and I drained the battery to about 2%. That involves web browsing, some gaming (maybe 1-2 hours), and video streaming.

    Does that sound like a good amount of time?
    Gaming and video streaming takes a toll on the battery. I don't game on my N7, and if I don't watch movies my battery will last 30+ hours. But when watching movies, my battery depletes by about 10-12% per hour.

    Sent from my Nexus 5 using AC Forums mobile app
    01-12-2014 08:45 PM
  17. Barracuda7772's Avatar
    Well obviously enough people have had issues that several websites have written articles about 4.4's issues... I'm just saying, you know? The first thing I see after buying this new tablet is "Android 4.4 causing battery life issues" and it's just something I want to avoid. But I guess I'll only find out using the tablet so time will tell I suppose.
    Here's the thing..... 4.4 did He was quite a few bugs and issues that's why we are on 4.4.2 now. No bugs here

    Sent from my Nexus 7 using Tapatalk
    01-13-2014 06:59 AM

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