1. Tim Corcoran's Avatar
    Hi

    I'm wondering if anyone has any particular views on which android phones work particularly well with the Nexus 7? I should note that I'm in the UK and have a wi-fi only device, so I'd be looking to use my phone as a tethered modem a lot, and I want really good seemless integration as far as possible. bluetooth, nfc all mandatory requirements!

    Any views gratefully received.
    02-21-2013 06:36 AM
  2. RichardRight's Avatar
    I imagine most people's favorite phone to pair with the nexus 7 is going to be the one they own.
    02-21-2013 07:19 AM
  3. Montymobile's Avatar
    The best phone to pair wth the nexus 7 imho is its little sister the nexus 4 . Getting blistering download speeds on 3 UK and the phone has a stock wifi hotspot app.
    02-21-2013 08:33 AM
  4. Tim Corcoran's Avatar
    no stand out devices in your opinion then?
    02-21-2013 08:44 AM
  5. Tim Corcoran's Avatar
    Cheers Monty, I'll check them out. 3 UK has certainly had a real renaissance in the last couple of years now infrastructure improved
    02-21-2013 08:45 AM
  6. odd1ne's Avatar
    I have a good ol HTC desire and that tethers fine no problems, most account stuff can be linked via Google anyway.

    Sent from my Nexus 7 using Tapatalk HD
    02-21-2013 10:45 AM
  7. Unicorn Rancher's Avatar
    If you have a Nexus 7 and carry it around, a smart phone is redundant. So pair the Nexus 7 with a $20 prepaid phone.
    02-21-2013 11:10 AM
  8. NexuxGirIX's Avatar
    My Nexus 4.
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    02-21-2013 01:34 PM
  9. Hoppy063's Avatar
    HTC One X....Orange UK Bluetooth tethering with my N7 works well and NFC between the 2 devices works well too.

    Sent from my Nexus 7 using Tapatalk HD
    02-21-2013 03:54 PM
  10. Camaihofer's Avatar
    Nexus 4...hands down.
    02-21-2013 04:37 PM
  11. Montymobile's Avatar
    Not sure about pairing it with any phone as you need to detemine how fast the phone can download. The reason I advocated the Nexus 4 is because Tim is on 3 UK which supports DC HSPA. The nexus 4 is DC HSPSA compatable .
    02-22-2013 08:32 AM
  12. NexusGirlX's Avatar
    Times like today, makes me happy that I have both a phone and a tablet with cellular capabilities because my DSL quit working a while ago. I'm using my phone to tether my computer and my N7 switched over to the cell network automatically.
    02-22-2013 09:20 AM
  13. talonsmith's Avatar
    I think the android version your phone is on is the more important factor. I was going from my Original Moto Droid/Milestone to my N7 and back and forth. It was a tech shock.
    02-22-2013 01:35 PM
  14. JackiusD's Avatar
    The best phone to pair wth the nexus 7 imho is its little sister the nexus 4 . Getting blistering download speeds on 3 UK and the phone has a stock wifi hotspot app.
    I am doing the exact same thing, no complaints at all, 3 seem to be sorting themselves out, turning out to be a good network to be with.
    02-22-2013 04:43 PM
  15. rsxtcy4me's Avatar
    I love my RAZR MAXX because its got great battery life and can act as a modem for a long time when I'm out and about and need connectivity to my Nexus 7 or laptop in a somewhat remote location.
    02-22-2013 05:57 PM
  16. pawber's Avatar
    No luck so far getting my Droid X set up.
    02-23-2013 04:07 PM
  17. KitN's Avatar
    Nexus 4.

    Sent from my Nexus 7
    02-23-2013 07:30 PM

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