An awful product that should simply be avoided. You'll be sorry.
A poor product with more faults than redeeming qualities.
Below average. May be passable in a pinch, but you should probably stay away.
A bit below average, with some serious issues to watch out for.
An average product, with issues that keep it from being genuinely exciting.
Slightly better than most similar products, but you can likely still do better.
Better than average, but some issues still hold it back from being truly excellent.
Among the top products in its category, and a solid choice for most people.
A category-leading product and an overall pretty safe bet.
An industry-leading product, definitely worth owning. An instant classic.
Completely flawless. You'd be crazy not to have it.
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I am contemplating buying one for magazines, books, video, email and web browsing. Based on my investigation nothing really comes close especially looking at the screen quality and micro sd support. BTW I intend to replace the launcher as I find the B&N overlay unintuitive and slow.
The iPad mini rumors have been swirling for a while and as more pictures of parts continue to leak (http://9to5mac.com/2012/10/02/purported-ipad-mini... they seem to be more and more credible. Well, this morning The Wall Street Journal (http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10000872396390443... sorry, subscription required) has stated their sources have informed them that production has in fact...
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