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ASUS Nexus 7

from  $265.99+

    ASUS Nexus 7

    from  $265.99+
    from  $265.99+
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    88 Engadget Score
    An all-around great product that's among the best in its category. You'll almost certainly be happy.
    88

    An all-around great product that's among the best in its category. You'll almost certainly be happy.

    How we score

    The Engadget Score is a unique ranking of products based on extensive independent research and analysis by our expert editorial and research teams. The Global Score is arrived at only after curating hundreds, sometimes thousands of weighted data points (such as critic and user reviews).

    Engadget Review

    Google's first Nexus tablet is a home run, besting the Kindle Fire and handily securing the position of the best budget 7-inch tablet.

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    Pros
    • Quality look and feel
    • Great display
    • Solid performance
    • Killer price
    Cons
    • Limited storage

    Reviews

    83
     
    Average Critic Score
    Critic Reviews 46
    86
     
    Average User Score
    User Reviews 199
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    Specs

    Key Specs

    Form factor
    Tablet
    Operating system
    Android
    Screen size
    722
    Storage type
    Internal storage
    Camera (integrated)
    Yes
    Maximum battery life
    Up to 820

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    88 Engadget Score
    An all-around great product that's among the best in its category. You'll almost certainly be happy.
    88

    An all-around great product that's among the best in its category. You'll almost certainly be happy.

    How we score

    The Engadget Score is a unique ranking of products based on extensive independent research and analysis by our expert editorial and research teams. The Global Score is arrived at only after curating hundreds, sometimes thousands of weighted data points (such as critic and user reviews).

    Scores

    Engadget

    88
     

    User Reviews

    90
    intesar2001
    "Its a must buy for such a price".PROS:RESPONSIVE TOUCHBATTERY LIFEANDROID 4.1...read more
    90
    tcc8
    Best tablet i've used! (used galaxy tab and iPads)
    80
    michaelkeating
    The 7 is a super useful, portable, fast, and simple device. I got one at Google...read more
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    The Latest

    08.28.13
    PSA: New Nexus 7 launches today in UK and Europe, O2 to sell LTE model starting September 13th
    08.28.13

    PSA: New Nexus 7 launches today in UK and Europe, O2 to sell LTE model starting September 13th

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    08.25.13
    New Nexus 7 arrives in Japan this week, SIM-unlocked 32GB LTE model coming this September
    08.25.13

    New Nexus 7 arrives in Japan this week, SIM-unlocked 32GB LTE model coming this September

    Google often takes its time bringing its Nexus variety of tablets and smartphones across the Pacif...

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