Asus Google Nexus 7 7" 16GB 4.1 Android Tablet, nVIDIA Tegra 3 Quad-Core 1.2GHz, 1GB RAM, 16GB Flash Storage, 802.11b/g/n Wi-Fi

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About Asus Nexus 7

The Asus Nexus 7" 16GB 4.1 Android Tablet represents a premium Android-based device that delivers the best Google experience available on a tablet. Aside from including easy-to-use software and state-of-the-art hardware, the Nexus 7 is the first tablet to ever feature Google's Android 4.1 Jelly Bean operating system. Jelly Bean brings intuitive controls and a plethora of customizable options. With smarter notifications, beautiful new widgets and home screen customization, the Nexus 7 takes advantage of Jelly Bean's easy to use drag-and-drop controls. Finding that perfect balance between practicality and mobility is a difficult task. Fortunately, the Nexus 7 combines both into a slim, lightweight tablet with a perfectly-sized 7" IPS display. With a 1280 x 800 native resolution, you'll be able to enjoy deeper black levels and vibrant color when playing your high-definition video content. The screen is made by scratch-resistant Corning glass so you don't end up with unwanted marks when carrying your Nexus 7 around.

Mobility is key for any tablet and the Nexus 7 is no exception. It is only 0.41" thin and weighs less than a pound so you can carry it around with you wherever you go without adding any bulk to your bag. You don't have to worry about low battery life either since the Nexus 7 can run for over 9 hours during HD video playback, 10 hours when web browsing or e-reading and up to 300 hours when in stand-by mode.

The Asus Nexus 7 is most used by customers who consider themselves to be a Budget shopper among others.The Asus Nexus 7 is popular because customers like the following qualities of the Asus Nexus 7: Easy to set up, Fast and Good power output

Summary of Customer Reviews

Customers most agreed on the following attributes:
Pros:
Easy to use (67),Fast (61),Easy to set up (59),Good power output (47),Operating system (3),Screen (3)
Cons:
Difficult to use (3)
Best Uses:
Upgrade (30),Web browsing (5),Email (4),Gaming (4),Reading (4),Replacement (4)
Reviewer Profile:
Quality oriented (42),Budget shopper (38)

Asus Nexus 7 Features

  • Android 4.1 Jelly Bean OS: The Nexus 7 is the first ever tablet to feature the Android 4.1 Jelly Bean OS. This clean, uncluttered mobile operating system brings smarter notifications, beautiful widgets and deep home screen customization made easier with drag-and-drop controls
  • Quad-Core Performance: The Nexus 7 comes with a quad-core NVIDIA Tegra 3 processor. This means pages load quickly, gameplay is smooth and responsive and running multiple apps is seamless
  • Stunning 7" IPS Display: The Nexus 7 brings your entertainment to life in stunning clarity on a vibrant 1280 x 800 high-resolution display protected by scratch resistant Corning glass
  • Designed with Gaming in Mind: The Nexus 7 was designed with gaming in mind. With heart pounding quad-core performance and sensors such as a gyroscope and accelerometer, you'll be able to do a barrel roll then tilt, touch and tap your way to the top of the leaderboards
  • Elegant Mobility: The Nexus 7 was built to bring you the best of Google in a slim, portable package that fits perfectly in your hand. Only 0.41" thin and having a weight of less than a pound, you'll be able to carry the Nexus 7 around without feeling weighed down
  • World's Largest Collection of eBooks: With over 4 million books to choose from, the Nexus 7 gives you access to the world's largest collection of eBooks. Customize your reading experience by adjusting the font, switching to day or nighttime modes and much more
  • Instant Access to Your Favorite Movies and TV Shows: There's no need to wait for downloading, syncing or worrying about storage space because movies and TV shows are instantly available on the Nexus 7 in full HD
  • 600000 Apps & Games: Get all the apps and games you love on the Nexus 7. With over 600,000 titles to choose from, Google Play has something for everyone
  • Magazines: Magazines come to life on the Nexus 7. With hundreds of popular titles to choose from, you're bound to find something for you
  • Your Music Everywhere: Take your music anywhere with the Nexus 7. When you upload your existing music library to Google Play (up to 20,000 songs for free), you can stream all your tracks and playlists from the cloud so you'll never miss a beat
  • Browse the Web Faster: The Nexus 7 comes with the speed and simplicity of Google Chrome, built in. Browsing the web from your tablet has never been faster with pages loading in a snap and hardware-accelerated page rendering lets you experience the mobile web quickly and efficiently
  • Google+ Hangouts: The Nexus 7 lets you video chat with up to nine friends at once with Google+ Hangouts. You'll look great with the 1.2-megapixel, front-facing camera and starting a Hangout is a snap or you can join an ongoing Hangout from your stream
  • Gmail, To Go: Gmail is better than ever on the Nexus 7. Intuitively swipe back and forth between email threads so you can read and respond quickly and fly through your inbox. And offline search lets you search for emails even when you don't have a Wi-Fi connection
  • YouTube in HD: Bring millions of videos from YouTube anywhere you go, ready to watch in the palm of your hand. With the Nexus 7, all your favorite YouTube content is available in vibrant high-definition

Asus Nexus 7 Specifications

Operating System
Android 4.1
Memory
Slots: Onboard
Installed: 1GB
Processor
1.2GHz nVIDIA Tegra 3 Quad-Core
Storage
Flash 16GB
Display Size
7" / 17.78cm
Backlight
LED
Aspect Ratio
16:10
Native Resolution
1280 x 800
Ports
USB - Micro
Audio
Integrated Stereo Speakers
2x Integrated Microphone
1x 1/8" (3.5 mm) Headphone/Microphone
Network
No
Wi-Fi
802.11b/g/n
Bluetooth
Bluetooth 2.1 + EDR
Mobile Broadband
No
GPS
Built-in
Camera
Front: 1.2 MP
Keyboard
Virtual
Pointing Device
No
Battery
Lithium-Polymer Providing up to 9.5 Hours per Charge (16Wh)
Dimensions (W x H x D)
4.72 x 7.81 x 0.41" / 11.99 x 19.84 x 1.04 cm
Weight
0.75 lb / 0.34 kg
Mfr #
ASUS-1B16
SKU
ASUS1B16

Asus Nexus 7 Reviews

Review Snapshot®

 
4.3

(based on 92 reviews)

91%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (49)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (32)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (5)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (4)

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Reviewed by 92 customers

 
4.0

It's fine

By

from Houston, TX  -  Buy Too Many Gadgets

This is the first generation model. It does NOT have 4G LTE data--it has HSPA+, which is pretty fast but not as fast as 4G LTE. I got a T-Mobile data micro sim and installed it, and it works for TMobile's free 200mb/month plan (and it would work with their paid plans too, should you choose one of those.) Supposedly it will also work with AT&T but I cannot confirm this.

 
4.0

Great little Tablet

By

from Oregon  -  Quality Oriented

I've had my Nexus 7 (2013 edition) for several months and I'm very happy with it. I do have to knock it one star because the touch screen is not consistantly responsive. I often have to tap something several times to get it to take. I found that using a capasitive stylus is far more reliable than my fingers. A freind has the same issue with his copy. on the positive side, this is an android device that supports Server/client functionality, so with an On-The-Go cable and a camera controller app, I can have complete control over my canon 60D with the tablet, including live view on the tablet. A much bigger live view than the tiny LCD on the back of the camera.

 
4.0

Good Tablet

By

from Franklin, Tennessee  -  Quality Oriented

I'm using this tablet for reading and internet browsing and It does a great job. Great for reading a book or listening to a audiobook.Has a good screen for viewing videos and photos.

 
4.0

accurate

By

from Springfield, IL  -  Business Professional

A solid, entry-level item. If you're looking for the latest, this isn't it. But it's a decent value for a knock-around tablet.

 
4.0

Good But Could Be BEtter

By

from State College, PA  -  Business Professional

Great tablet; crisp screen and relatively easy to use; price is good too. Would benefit from a manual (online or in print). For a new user, the inability to directly read a thumbdrive in the microUSB port and some nonintuitive procedures required to search or otherwise maneuver within books have been very frustrating!

 
4.0

Tablet to go...great value

By

from Roanoke, VA  -  Tech Savvy

I bought this tablet to supplement my iPad. The iPad beats it on display, but the Nexus beats it on size and portability - now I would rather have the nexus to check mails, etc. The swipe to type feature works great. Battery charge is good, gets through a 6 hour flight of constant movies, music,reading. I am still getting used to the google ecosystem, still prefer iTunes. Good hardware runs everything smooth and great bang for the buck.

 
5.0

Couldn't be more satisfied

By

from Colorado Springs, CO  -  Parent

Very happy with the tablet. The size is comfortable to hold and it's very light. Screen clarity is amazing and i find it much more responsive than my IPhone. The Chrome browser is different to what you'd use on your desk/laptop, so takes a little fiddling to get used to. In no way a game changer, particularly since it's so fast. Did I mention the amazing screen?? I know one of the criticisms with this model is that it lacks the textured back, making it "slippery" to hold. I got a cover for it, so don't find that to be a problem at all. I was very impressed with my Adorama experience. They offered the best price and with free shipping, provided the best overall value.

 
4.0

A good tablet for an affordable price

By

from OC, CA  -  Quality Oriented

Battery life is not as great as the iPad mini 1st gen that I have. Other than that I am happy with everything this nexus 7. I rated it 4 star because mine has a multitouch issue. It's a bit annoying once in a while but I can live with that. XDA has a thread with solution for this issue but I haven't bothered to try it yet.

(2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

 
4.0

Very happy with Nexus 7, but...

By

from CA  -  Quality Oriented

I've had this tablet for almost 3 months now, and it's just fantastic, save for two things: 1) Because it's so thin and the back isn't "grippy" it can be a little hard to hold vertically. I find myself propping it on my pinky in my left while interacting with my right. Not a big deal, and I've gotten used to it. But it's not as easy to hold as my previous tablet (Acer A100). 2) I've started to see some touch-screen issues. Specifically, two-finger touches are sometimes mistaken for 3-finger touches. This seems to be a known issue, and firmware/software fixes are still underway, so I'm not worried. When I do have this problem (I've seen it twice now), reboot fixes it. Having said that, I love this thing. The 2GB of RAM really makes a difference, performance-wise. It's fast, the screen is nice. Android 4.3 has some nice improvements. If I'm not doing anything graphic-intensive, I can get 10+ hours out of the battery. Good speakers, etc. I did a lot of research before choosing this tablet, looking at the older Nexus 7, the Samsung Galaxy 3 and 2, the Asus Memo Pad HD 7, and HP Slate 7. This one was definitely the right choice.

 
5.0

Nice purchase, nice product

By

from Lexington, KY  -  Value Oriented

Awesome display and performance. My wife and I enjoy it a lot for casual browsing, email, FB etc.

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Jeff M  Is this a 2013 Nexus?
MIKHAIL F  Yes, I like this product and I am happy with shipment from Adorama, product came at time in good paccage
Jeff M  Actually my question was is this a 2013 Nexus and not a 2012?
Jeff M  Is this a 2013 Nexus?
MIKHAIL F  Yes, I like this product and I am happy with shipment from Adorama, product came at time in good paccage
Jeff M  Actually my question was is this a 2013 Nexus and not a 2012?
Shopper  Can you use any outsource for books, movies, etc...?
DAVID L  Your question is incomplete making it hard to know what you are asking. I watch Netflix frequently on it and the app is excellent and works well. I view books in PDF format with any of several excellent file viewers. Amazon has a Kindle reader for Android that I use sometimes to read my Kindle books. Go on Google Play website and look at all the apps and media. As an aside, I am very happy with the Nexus 7.
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