Linked by Thom Holwerda on Sat 11th Aug 2012 17:22 UTC
Google Nobody needs a tablet, but many people still want a tablet. This is still the core differentiator between a 'real' computer and a tablet. At least in The Netherlands, you can't function in society without a desktop or laptop connected to the internet, so people need a computer. A tablet, though? Hence, the most common thing people have told me when they played with my iPad 2 is this: I'd love to have a tablet, but not for hundreds of euros. Enter Google's Nexus 7, the first 'cheap' tablet that doesn't just validate Android as a tablet platform, but also gives the iPad a run for its money.
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RE[3]: SDCards
by WorknMan on Sun 12th Aug 2012 03:02 UTC in reply to "RE[2]: SDCards"
WorknMan
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So to sum it up, the Nexus 7 does in fact have a serious shortcoming in that regard, and it is definitely a deal-breaker for some. Myself being one of them.


Well, here's some news for you, and I know it might shock the shit out of you, but... there are indeed other tablets to choose from that not only have bigger capacities, but also SD card slots. The Nexus 7 is a budget tablet, designed to compete with the Kindle Fire, so of course it's not going to have all the bells and whistles that everyone wants.

I myself don't have a need for an SD card slot, and 16gb is more than enough, since I mostly read on mine and stream music online. If that wasn't the case, I would've looked for a different tablet.

That being said though, I wish Google would release a higher-end 7" tablet with an SD card slot and HDMI out so I could have all that on a pure Google tablet, but we don't live in a perfect world ;)

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