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ASUS Google Nexus 7 Tablet (7-Inch, 32GB) 2012 Model (NEXUS7 ASUS-1B32)
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Although the tablet does come in a 16GB format, the 32GB is the way to go for users who like the practicity of carrying around a large number of media files. The Nexus 7 is almost identical to the previous model. However, the seventh installment of the Google Phone contains a microSIM card slot on the left hand side of this little contraption.
The tablet screen is made of the highest rated Gorilla Glass, which is around 7 inches long and 4 inches high. Even with this Gorilla Glass product, the tablet weighs no more than 12 ounces, making it light enough to hold in just one hand for an extended amount of time. The Google Nexus tablet also comes with a slightly textures, rubber back for extra gripping capability. The Google Nexus tablet contains 215 pixels per square inch. This is not bad given the size of the device. The tablet is bright, sharp and works well with sunlight in order to prevent serious glare. However, if compared to other tablets, the Google Nexus 7 would not come in first in that department. Whereas it is sharp and bright, it could be improved some.
A serious plus to this tablet though is the battery life. On a single charge, the battery on the device will last you around 11 hours of continuous video feed with the screen at its max level of brightness. Assuming that the everyday user will not be using it this often, there’s no exact telling how long this battery could last you. However, there is a down side here as the battery port and headphone port seem to be the only two options on this tablet other than the SD card slot. Although not uncommon, there is no way to remove the battery on this tablet, which I personally feel is unfortunate since that would help a lot if the device is dropped into water or another liquid substance. Again, it is not uncommon, just unfortunate. A great new feature of this device is that is runs on Android 4.2. This software comes with several benefits including multiple user support, app permission notifications and some basic widgets. For those who are unaware, multiple user software allows several people to use this tablet without interfering with or snooping through anyone else’s games or information on the device. Each user can set up his or her password and login name so they each have their own section of the tablet. Great if you have kids or multiple family members wanting the device. All apps run smoothly on the device with little to no stuttering or stalling.
App permissions are another great feature, which insures that nobody can share an app unless it was downloaded separately. However, the app doesn’t technically have to be downloaded several times. The software “knows” the app is already on the tablet; you just have to download it to your specific area of the tablet through the Asphalt 7 Heat program. The Google Nexus 7 tablet does contain some widgets, but they are nothing to be that excited about. You get the basics: calendar, calculator, clock and Gmail.