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Should I buy a Nexus 7 2012. ?

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Posted · Original PosterOP

Hey guys,

 

I can get a really good deal on this 16 GB Asus Google Nexus 7. I am in the market for a new tablet. I will post some pictures of it below. Do you think it is worth buying? Is it too old? I know it is btter then the cheap chinese tablets. I want to know what do you think.

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Posted · Original PosterOP

A bit dated now but you can speed it up by flash a custom ROM + kernel + overclock.

 

The original is now showing its age I would personally not buy it

 

i wouldnt. it will be better than chinese crap, but its too old. the 2013 model isnt that expensive either..

I shall then save my money and get a 2013 and maybe if I can wait the 2014. model. Thanks a lot guys.

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A bit dated now but you can speed it up by flash a custom ROM + kernel + overclock.

 

The original is now showing its age I would personally not buy it

 

i wouldnt. it will be better than chinese crap, but its too old. the 2013 model isnt that expensive either..

I shall then save my money and get a 2013 and maybe if I can wait the 2014. model. Thanks a lot guys.

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I shall then save my money and get a 2013 and maybe if I can wait the 2014. model. Thanks a lot guys.

Other fast 7" Android tablets include the Kindle Fire HDX with Snapdragon 800 and Tegra Note 7 with Tegra 4.

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Other fast 7" Android tablets include the Kindle Fire HDX with Snapdragon 800 and Tegra Note 7 with Tegra 4.

I live in Bosnia and Herzegovina. I can't get any of those here

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Unless you got a really good deal on it I wouldn't go for it. I got a 32GB 2012 N7 for $100 right before the 2013 one hit stores. Was a really good deal but tablet's still showing it's age. But hey, gets the job done, still performs really well OC'd to 1.6ghz cpu/520mhz gpu, and heck, it was $100.

 

Some chinese tablets are pretty fast. Theres some popping up with MT6592 CPUs which are absolutely beast. But not much software support for these. 

 

Personally I'd go with the eVGA/Advent/Gigabyte/Whatever Tegra Note 7.


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Unless you got a really good deal on it I wouldn't go for it. I got a 32GB 2012 N7 for $100 right before the 2013 one hit stores. Was a really good deal but tablet's still showing it's age. But hey, gets the job done, still performs really well OC'd to 1.6ghz cpu/520mhz gpu, and heck, it was $100.

 

Some chinese tablets are pretty fast. Theres some popping up with MT6592 CPUs which are absolutely beast. But not much software support for these. 

 

Personally I'd go with the eVGA/Advent/Gigabyte/Whatever Tegra Note 7.

I can't get any of those in Bosnia. The Nexus 7 2013 16 GB here is 415 $ USD and that is a good deal. I have a friend that will go to Germany in about two months and maybe if I save enough money I can tell heim to buy me something up there. The Dell Venue 8 Pro is pretty cheap. I am stuck. :/

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The 2012 model is fine. I had it and it ran everything, I don't know any new apps that require a butt-ton of processing power and more than 2GB of RAM, and don't know if anything like that be released for awhile. My only complaint is the only tablet form factor I can get is 10", I don't like 7" all that much.

 

Quad core SoCs were never fully utilized for awhile because development never picked up for them. They didn't become common awhile, and still aren't dominating a majority of the phones.

 

tl;dr - Even if a phone has beefy specs doesn't mean you'll use 100% of it. Not a lot of developers do with all the power since bad phones are extremely common.


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I can't get any of those in Bosnia. The Nexus 7 2013 16 GB here is 415 $ USD and that is a good deal. I have a friend that will go to Germany in about two months and maybe if I save enough money I can tell heim to buy me something up there. The Dell Venue 8 Pro is pretty cheap. I am stuck. :/

Dell Venue 8 Pro is okay. Depending on what you want to do, a 2012 Nexus 7 is fine. I use mine for facebook, internet, youtube, movies, etc. and it does it without a hitch. The only thing I found it can't handle so far is NBA 2K14. But then again, that game has better graphics on Android then I've seen on pretty much any PS2 game. 


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It's not that old, and it's still amazing for the price. I have mine rooted on a different kernel and overclocked but I still haven't tried a new ROM yet.

 

Does everything I want it to just fine.


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