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2 years ago#11
g_lethal posted...
don't buy one, just snag a laptop

hate my tablet, so unprecise, smudges everywhere, weak.......things are pointless


And what tablet do you have?
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2 years ago#12
Personally I brought the cheapest tablet I could find and it's ain't bad , it's a little slow at time but still work very well for web browsing and games .
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2 years ago#13
If you are not worried about size, just get one of those samsung phones. I got that small tablet from samsung (their cheaper models) and I love the size but my S3 is faster than that one but it has served its purpose to store the powerpoints for lectures.
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2 years ago#14
g_lethal posted...
don't buy one, just snag a laptop

hate my tablet, so unprecise, smudges everywhere, weak.......things are pointless


Yeah pointless....UNLESS you need something more portable than a laptop, like, ya know, ALOT of people do...

Anyway, if you are AT ALL interested in also using your tablet for gaming than an iPad is your only choice. And the iPad 3 or 4 with Retna is going to be hands down the clearest screen for reading. I have an iPad Mini, but I am getting an iPad 4 to put my textbooks on this semester when I am finally continuing my college education. And the bigger and clearer screen for gaming won't hurt either.
2 years ago#15
nexus was great and all but no sd card slot really killed it for me.and no,i am not interested in their cloud crap.
2 years ago#16
ImMrMojoRisin posted...
g_lethal posted...
don't buy one, just snag a laptop

hate my tablet, so unprecise, smudges everywhere, weak.......things are pointless


Yeah pointless....UNLESS you need something more portable than a laptop, like, ya know, ALOT of people do...

Anyway, if you are AT ALL interested in also using your tablet for gaming than an iPad is your only choice. And the iPad 3 or 4 with Retna is going to be hands down the clearest screen for reading. I have an iPad Mini, but I am getting an iPad 4 to put my textbooks on this semester when I am finally continuing my college education. And the bigger and clearer screen for gaming won't hurt either.


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2 years ago#17
iPad mini. I can't go with bigger tablets anymore because the mini is the perfect size.
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2 years ago#18
Don't go with the ipad mini, The nexus 7 2nd gen just came out and its cheaper and more powerful.

Quite honestly you would be a fool to get a mini.

Side by side performance comparisons
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xW7sDsMRW64


Hardware comparisons
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-Zj1-jiHRI0

nexus 7 ($269 32gb wifi only)
1.5 GHz quad core
2gb RAM


iPad mini ($429 32gb wifi only)
1 GHz dual core
512mb RAM
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2 years ago#19
valeski2236 posted...
Don't go with the ipad mini, The nexus 7 2nd gen just came out and its cheaper and more powerful.

Quite honestly you would be a fool to get a mini.

Side by side performance comparisons
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xW7sDsMRW64


Hardware comparisons
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-Zj1-jiHRI0

nexus 7 ($269 32gb wifi only)
1.5 GHz quad core
2gb RAM


iPad mini ($429 32gb wifi only)
1 GHz dual core
512mb RAM


Yet the mini is outselling the full size ipad. People care more about size than raw performance.
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2 years ago#20
chrono625 posted...
ImMrMojoRisin posted...
g_lethal posted...
don't buy one, just snag a laptop

hate my tablet, so unprecise, smudges everywhere, weak.......things are pointless


Yeah pointless....UNLESS you need something more portable than a laptop, like, ya know, ALOT of people do...

Anyway, if you are AT ALL interested in also using your tablet for gaming than an iPad is your only choice. And the iPad 3 or 4 with Retna is going to be hands down the clearest screen for reading. I have an iPad Mini, but I am getting an iPad 4 to put my textbooks on this semester when I am finally continuing my college education. And the bigger and clearer screen for gaming won't hurt either.


Nexus 7 says hello.


Using my nexus 7 right now. Love it.
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