Google Nexus 7 shipping date cut from 3-4 weeks to 1-2 weeks, has Android 4.1.1 installed
0. phoneArena 10 Jul 2012, 19:17 posted on
A couple of good pieces of news for those who have, or are planning to, pre-order the Google Nexus 7 tablet as not only has the pre-order shipping date been accelerated from 3 to 4 weeks to now 1 to 2 weeks, but the tablet will also have Android 4.1.1 installed, the latest Jelly Bean build for Android...
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2. Scyllax (unregistered)
My hands are itching. Must resist scratching.
3. gserranosalas (Posts: 1; Member since: 10 Jul 2012)
I'll never understand why there's no camera in the back :/
6. remixfa (Posts: 14255; Member since: 19 Dec 2008)
because its pretty useless.
I ordered one for the wifey as an anniversary present. Too bad the anniversary is tomorrow, but she knows her present will be late..
Same price as the kindle, does the same functions.. and a whole lot more.. and with a much better screen and much bigger processor. Oh yea.. and its a nexus.
I bet she bans me from tinkering with it the moment she sees the box.. lol.
7. cepcamba (Posts: 717; Member since: 27 Feb 2012)
Yup, back camera on a tablet have questionable usability. You're in a concert or a bar, then you bring your tablet out to take a pic? Oh come on :p
congrats on your anniversary! :) How many years? Good thing you didn't get her a kindle :p
8. remixfa (Posts: 14255; Member since: 19 Dec 2008)
13 year anniversary tomorrow. we got married on our relationship anniversary so its easy to remember. lol. 13 years together and 7 of them married. thanks :)
I have a G-Slate. I used the cameras like 3 times.. if I had to chose between HDMI output and cameras, I'd definitely pick up the HDMI (I use that quite often actually). I have a phone to tablet remote control app that works wonderfully so I can hook the tablet to the TV and use it as a media center in the bedroom.
16. Fallout09 (Posts: 421; Member since: 17 Oct 2011)
As silly as it sounds.... I still see complete D*bags snapping photos out and about with their ever so portable iPads...... To this day I still dont understand.... 3 yr old cell phones take better pictures and are 100 times more portable than the iPad.
17. iamcc (Posts: 1319; Member since: 07 Oct 2011)
Yeah but dude, if they didn't use their iPad then you wouldn't know they have one.
Use your brain!!
18. EclipseGSX (Posts: 1702; Member since: 18 Oct 2011)
Yep I hate those d-bags too. I was at my brothers graduation and some dude was taking pictures with his iPhone then switched to his iPad i was like wtf, really? No joke
19. ferchognz (Posts: 1; Member since: 11 Jul 2012)
I had a Blackberry Tablet (don't judge me, I used to be a Blackberry fan, big mistake) and to be honest, having a back camera was non-sense... now I'm waiting for my Nexus Tab, and I know it will be just amazing...
9. pikapowerize (banned) (Posts: 1869; Member since: 03 May 2012)
but did google and ASUS already check there product to be patent-free? that nokia reminded them?... better be careful ASUS and google...
10. pikapowerize (banned) (Posts: 1869; Member since: 03 May 2012)
i really hate when the pricew in the US is different to other country! it is said that the 8GB version is at $199 but in the philippines the price of the 8GB is 15000 pesos! it should be around 8557 pesos only!! im really devastated about that! its too much!
15. tmcr7 (Posts: 179; Member since: 02 Nov 2011)
I don't think it's vat because other gadgets here are priced about the same in other countries. I think it's the markup of the merchant taking advantage of the situation.
11. RushFan2112 (Posts: 22; Member since: 16 Jun 2011)
I think this thing gotta be shipping soon as my credit card has a pending charge as of today. The pending charge from when I ordered way back when hasn't been showing on my account for several days now and it has just reappeared.
12. IHatePhones (Posts: 99; Member since: 12 Aug 2009)
It makes sense as it was 3-4 weeks to ship about 1-2 weeks ago...