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  1. iJovan's Avatar
    So after going through three nexus 7 devices i have decided to return it and get my money back, yes i am an apple fan boy but i gave the nexus 7 an opportunity and i really loved it, i liked i could play old nintendo games see flash player, google ecosystem but all tablets i have gotten have very bad screen bleeding, jerky touch screen and crazy reboot times! i might buy one again in a month or two when everything is work out, i really wanted an android tablet because it's kinna dumb having an iphone and an ipad which is the same in my opinion but if google/asus dont fix this issues then im gonna get a new gen ipad mini! im keeping the tablet another 10 days too see how it goes, thanks guys ;D
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    08-17-2013 08:08 AM
  2. Scott Kenyon's Avatar
    I'm sorry you've had a bad experience. On the bright side, at least it's not a Playbook.

    Sent from my HTC One using Mobile Nations mobile app
    08-17-2013 12:22 PM
  3. npark2012's Avatar
    So after going through three nexus 7 devices i have decided to return it and get my money back, yes i am an apple fan boy but i gave the nexus 7 an opportunity and i really loved it, i liked i could play old nintendo games see flash player, google ecosystem but all tablets i have gotten have very bad screen bleeding, jerky touch screen and crazy reboot times! i might buy one again in a month or two when everything is work out, i really wanted an android tablet because it's kinna dumb having an iphone and an ipad which is the same in my opinion but if google/asus dont fix this issues then im gonna get a new gen ipad mini! im keeping the tablet another 10 days too see how it goes, thanks guys ;D
    Whoa I've only exchanged it twice and the only reason I returned it was to try and get a better deal but I failed...... first one had SOME faults like a weird discoloration on the logo in the back and some reboots .Second (current) one is perfect. Although I did notice the jerky touch screen thing but that only seems to happen when my fingers are a little moist and it doesn't glide across the screen. It probably happens once every 1000 times I touch it. So it's not a big deal. How long does yours last when rebooting?
    08-17-2013 02:07 PM
  4. bitek's Avatar
    I'm sorry you've had a bad experience. On the bright side, at least it's not a Playbook.

    Sent from my HTC One using Mobile Nations mobile app
    What is wrong with play book?


    Sent from my Nexus 7 using Tapatalk 4
    08-17-2013 11:05 PM
  5. RaiderWill's Avatar
    So after going through three nexus 7 devices i have decided to return it and get my money back, yes i am an apple fan boy but i gave the nexus 7 an opportunity
    Like you, I returned my 32 Gb and put another $30.00 on the table and purchased a Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 8.0... My Gawd Man.. The Screen on this Tablet is INCREDIBLE! I held the 8.0 up against the Note 8.0 and even though they are suppose to be the same screen they are not... The Tab is much Sharper & Brighter.. 1080 HD my ***.. This 800 x 1200 puts the the Nexus 7 screen to shame.. yes it bigger.. and 8" is the OPTIMAL screen size.. I actually don't pick the Mini up as much as the Tab 3 8.0 I suggest you visit a local retailer and check one out.. Be sure to set it to full brightness and disable the adaptive screen sensor... The Settings Screen will be all you need to see to be Stunned.. and it's fast too!
    I Love It.. In Brown of course.. :-)
    08-18-2013 01:35 AM
  6. TraderGary's Avatar
    Like you, I returned my 32 Gb and put another $30.00 on the table and purchased a Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 8.0... My Gawd Man.. The Screen on this Tablet is INCREDIBLE! I held the 8.0 up against the Note 8.0 and even though they are suppose to be the same screen they are not... The Tab is much Sharper & Brighter.. 1080 HD my ***.. This 800 x 1200 puts the the Nexus 7 screen to shame.. yes it bigger.. and 8" is the OPTIMAL screen size.. I actually don't pick the Mini up as much as the Tab 3 8.0 I suggest you visit a local retailer and check one out.. Be sure to set it to full brightness and disable the adaptive screen sensor... The Settings Screen will be all you need to see to be Stunned.. and it's fast too!
    I Love It.. In Brown of course.. :-)
    I took my Nexus 7 to BestBuy to compare as you suggested. In what universe does the Galaxy Tab 3 8.0 with a pixel density of 189 even come close to the Nexus 7 pixel density of 323. I put them side by side. The Galaxy Tab isn't even in the same league. In fact it isn't even as sharp as the old Nexus 7 which has a ppi of 216.

    Sent from my incredible new Nexus 7 (2013)
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    08-18-2013 02:36 AM
  7. Aredubu's Avatar
    I returned my new gen Nexus 7 as well. I loved the screen and the speediness of the cpu, but I after 2 weeks, I had to re-boot it at least twice a day. Switched it at Best Buy for this Galaxy Note 8.0, which I thought for certain I would be returning too. Instead, I love this thing even more than I loved my Nexus 10! I haven't needed to re-boot yet, the display is clear, and it's snappy. I love the 8 inch display. Much easier on my eyes than the 7" Nexus. Easier to carry around than the 10" Nexus. My only regret is losing the Nexus 7's wireless charging, which my HTC DNA has.

    Sent from my GT-N5110 using Tapatalk 4
    08-18-2013 04:48 AM
  8. BobR1908's Avatar
    So after going through three nexus 7 devices i have decided to return it and get my money back, yes i am an apple fan boy but i gave the nexus 7 an opportunity and i really loved it, i liked i could play old nintendo games see flash player, google ecosystem but all tablets i have gotten have very bad screen bleeding, jerky touch screen and crazy reboot times! i might buy one again in a month or two when everything is work out, i really wanted an android tablet because it's kinna dumb having an iphone and an ipad which is the same in my opinion but if google/asus dont fix this issues then im gonna get a new gen ipad mini! im keeping the tablet another 10 days too see how it goes, thanks guys ;D
    The roll out of this product has been quite a disaster. While I realize many have purchased a product with no issues I think the majority would agree that the following is a problem:
    1. Way too much thick framing around the screen. They could have added more screen real estate without affecting the size of the device!
    2. Multi-touch issues seem very widespread and widely noted on several forums
    3. Random reboots

    The list goes on. I was so close to going out and getting this on day one and will gladly hold off until a better product enters the market.

    I am not bashing this product, like I said there are many who have purchased it without any issues however my personal opinion based on what I have read is I will pass on this one. No thank you to the 2nd Gen Nexus 7. I LOVE Android and own zero Apple product. Android is by far in my mind #1 in the phone market however we are not quite there when it comes to tablets yet. We will be one day, just not there quite yet.
    08-18-2013 10:31 AM
  9. FitzAusTex's Avatar
    I don't think the N72 is a disaster at all. This from someone who had to return my first one because of a faulty light sensor. I also have the gps issue on first and current N72.
    I'm not an apple fanboy, but I have owned five macs. Android is much more interesting and useful to me than ios, but I don't hate ios devices.
    Sure, there are definitely some issues that need to be resolved, but the N72 is hardly a disaster. I love mine. Sure, I wouldn't mind at all if the top and bottom bezels were slightly smaller, but the current size is actually handy, literally.
    Ever hear of antenna-gate? Apple maps? I guess apple should have just scrapped ios? If the issues with the N72 get resolved, and they likely will, asus and Google have a hit on their hands with the N72.

    Posted via Android Central App
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    08-18-2013 11:36 AM
  10. BobR1908's Avatar
    I don't think the N72 is a disaster at all. This from someone who had to return my first one because of a faulty light sensor. I also have the gps issue on first and current N72.
    I'm not an apple fanboy, but I have owned five macs. Android is much more interesting and useful to me than ios, but I don't hate ios devices.
    Sure, there are definitely some issues that need to be resolved, but the N72 is hardly a disaster. I love mine. Sure, I wouldn't mind at all if the top and bottom bezels were slightly smaller, but the current size is actually handy, literally.
    Ever hear of antenna-gate? Apple maps? I guess apple should have just scrapped ios? If the issues with the N72 get resolved, and they likely will, asus and Google have a hit on their hands with the N72.

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    I never said the N72 was a disaster, I said the roll out of the N72 was.
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    08-18-2013 11:42 AM
  11. HalizDad's Avatar
    I took my Nexus 7 to BestBuy to compare as you suggested. In what universe does the Galaxy Tab 3 8.0 with a pixel density of 189 even come close to the Nexus 7 pixel density of 323. I put them side by side. The Galaxy Tab isn't even in the same league. In fact it isn't even as sharp as the old Nexus 7 which has a ppi of 216.

    Sent from my incredible new Nexus 7 (2013)
    I did the same thing to the Samsung kiosk at our Best Buy because the guy working there was clueless. After he saw the Nexus screen, he admitted he hadn't even looked at a Nexus yet...What a dolt.
    08-18-2013 11:51 AM
  12. FitzAusTex's Avatar
    I never said the N72 was a disaster, I said the roll out of the N72 was.
    Point taken.

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    08-18-2013 12:40 PM
  13. tg2708's Avatar
    I know everyone is different but how do you all put up with those manufacturer skins? I tried to like them but they grew stale quickly. Nexus experience is the best but I guess anything that was not the manufacturers and or developer's true intentions and vision I tend not to like them.
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    08-18-2013 04:39 PM
  14. TraderGary's Avatar
    I know everyone is different but how do you all put up with those manufacturer skins? I tried to like them but they grew stale quickly. Nexus experience is the best but I guess anything that was not the manufacturers and or developer's true intentions and vision I tend not to like them.
    Very much agree! My next phone must also be a Nexus.

    Sent from my incredible new Nexus 7 (2013)
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    08-18-2013 05:14 PM
  15. smoledman's Avatar
    Wow, I must be lucky with all my device purchases going back years except for a bad Kindle Fire that only started having problems 18 months in. My Nexus 7(2013) works like a charm except for one crash and some software bugs that I think are app-related.
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    08-19-2013 12:38 AM
  16. cdf3's Avatar
    I know everyone is different but how do you all put up with those manufacturer skins? I tried to like them but they grew stale quickly. Nexus experience is the best but I guess anything that was not the manufacturers and or developer's true intentions and vision I tend not to like them.
    I tend to prefer the manufacturer skins. I have both Nexus devices, but tend to use my devices with a skin more often.
    I send Emails to group contacts. I'm able to easily do that on my device with a manufacturer skin. Not so on the Nexus 7.
    I have several accounts. If I create a calendar event, then realize I created it for the wrong account, I can easily change it on my device with a manufacturer skin. Not so, on my Nexus 7. I have to delete the event, then switch over to the correct account, and create the event all over again. I'm sure there are 3rd party apps I can install, but I'm referring to apps that come pre-installed on the device.
    08-19-2013 10:12 AM
  17. bitek's Avatar
    I took my Nexus 7 to BestBuy to compare as you suggested. In what universe does the Galaxy Tab 3 8.0 with a pixel density of 189 even come close to the Nexus 7 pixel density of 323. I put them side by side. The Galaxy Tab isn't even in the same league. In fact it isn't even as sharp as the old Nexus 7 which has a ppi of 216.

    Sent from my incredible new Nexus 7 (2013)

    Who cares about dpi. Yes nexus 7 has higher resolution but extra inch on tab 3 makes much more difference. 7 inch is just too small

    Sent from my Z10 using Tapatalk 2
    08-25-2013 08:55 AM
  18. TraderGary's Avatar
    Who cares about dpi. Yes nexus 7 has higher resolution but extra inch on tab 3 makes much more difference. 7 inch is just too small

    Sent from my Z10 using Tapatalk 2
    If you can't see the difference and the most important thing to you is size, then you are doing what is most important for you. Enjoy your choice.

    Nexus 7 (2013)
    08-25-2013 11:47 AM
  19. Rule9's Avatar
    Who cares about dpi. Yes nexus 7 has higher resolution but extra inch on tab 3 makes much more difference. 7 inch is just too small

    Sent from my Z10 using Tapatalk 2
    You had no problem with 7 inch screen on an even larger chassis for a very long time on your BB playbook.
    08-25-2013 12:02 PM
  20. bitek's Avatar
    You had no problem with 7 inch screen on an even larger chassis for a very long time on your BB playbook.
    I like 7 inch and nexus 7 tablets but I don't like tab 3 8.0. I am actually surprised that I don't like it because I thought that slower cpu and lower resolution will turn me off butcsuprisngly it does not. Tab 3 is really solid tablet

    If you can't see the difference and the most important thing to you is size, then you are doing what is important for you. Enjoy your choice.

    Nexus 7 (2013)
    Sure I can see the difference but 8 inch screen suites me better
    most. At the end what higher resolution is good for if the biggest android problem is that it's apps are made for phones

    Sent from Samsung Galaxy Tab 3
    08-25-2013 12:58 PM
  21. bitek's Avatar
    I returned my new gen Nexus 7 as well. I loved the screen and the speediness of the cpu, but I after 2 weeks, I had to re-boot it at least twice a day. Switched it at Best Buy for this Galaxy Note 8.0, which I thought for certain I would be returning too. Instead, I love this thing even more than I loved my Nexus 10! I haven't needed to re-boot yet, the display is clear, and it's snappy. I love the 8 inch display. Much easier on my eyes than the 7" Nexus. Easier to carry around than the 10" Nexus. My only regret is losing the Nexus 7's wireless charging, which my HTC DNA has.

    Sent from my GT-N5110 using Tapatalk 4
    I have similar experience

    Sent from Samsung Galaxy Tab 3
    08-25-2013 01:13 PM
  22. TraderGary's Avatar
    I like 7 inch and nexus 7 tablets but I don't like tab 3 8.0. I am actually surprised that I don't like it because I thought that slower cpu and lower resolution will turn me off butcsuprisngly it does not. Tab 3 is really solid tablet


    Sure I can see the difference but 8 inch screen suites me better
    most. At the end what higher resolution is good for if the biggest android problem is that it's apps are made for phones

    Sent from Samsung Galaxy Tab 3
    Of course if your most used apps are phone apps, you have a problem. They will be even larger and less sharp phone apps on your Tab 3.

    However my most used apps by a wide margin are Interactive Brokers Trader Work Station, Kindle, Netflix, and YouTube, all of which are tablet apps and much more enjoyable and useful to me at twice the resolution and sharpness of the Tab 3.

    Nexus 7 (2013)
    08-25-2013 01:25 PM
  23. bitek's Avatar
    Of course if your most used apps are phone apps, you have a problem. They will be even larger and less sharp phone apps on your Tab 3.

    However my most used apps by a wide margin are Interactive Brokers Trader Work Station, Kindle, Netflix, and YouTube, all of which are tablet apps and much more enjoyable and useful to me at twice the resolution and sharpness of the Tab 3.

    Nexus 7 (2013)
    To be honest three is not much difference but what I totally dislike about nexus 7 is that virtual buttons take away a lot of space from already small 7 inch screen. Google should have seriously consider physical buttons on the bezel.

    Sent from Samsung Galaxy Tab 3
    08-25-2013 01:28 PM
  24. cdf3's Avatar
    To be honest three is not much difference but what I totally dislike about nexus 7 is that virtual buttons take away a lot of space from already small 7 inch screen. Google should have seriously consider physical buttons on the bezel.

    Sent from Samsung Galaxy Tab 3
    If they used physical buttons, then it wouldn't be a Nexus device. Only manufacturers running their own skin on top of Android still use physical buttons.
    Perhaps Google may go to physical buttons, but in the the mean time stock Android uses onscreen buttons.

    Sent from my SCH-I605 using Tapatalk 2
    08-25-2013 01:40 PM
  25. Paul627g's Avatar
    To be honest three is not much difference but what I totally dislike about nexus 7 is that virtual buttons take away a lot of space from already small 7 inch screen. Google should have seriously consider physical buttons on the bezel.

    Sent from Samsung Galaxy Tab 3
    I continue to find it interesting those who still find reason to knock screen size on any tablet regardless of make or platform. Tablets are not to replace a laptop which so many think they will. They are the in between option from smartphone or laptop/desktop. 7 inch display is quite nice and the on screen buttons don't cut into the screen that much in my opinion. Could be far worse.

    As for the need to reboot that I put at 50/50 of user caused or software/app. Those running Android 4.3 should expect a few bumps in the road. Its fresh and will probably need an update or two to get things ironed out regardless of how much internal testing was done before they released it.

    End of the day pure Google nexus isn't for everyone so its nice android has options like the carrier and OEM branded/skinned devices.



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    08-25-2013 01:46 PM
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