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ASUS Nexus 7

ASUS Nexus 7

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

70
GF
I have had this tablet for about a year and a half now and I can honestly say...read more
80
sakura446
There's a lot to like about this in spite of a few flaws. - Engadget
90
Mano3
The best in its category. We highly recommend it. - Engadget
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