Google Nexus 7 was planned to have a rear camera
0. phoneArena posted on 27 Jul 2012, 03:17
The Google Nexus 7 tablet arrives with an extremely affordable $199 price for the basic 8GB model, and one shortcut Google had to take to arrive at that is the rear camera…
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1. Birds posted on 27 Jul 2012, 03:28 1 0
Well, this is essentially the Asus Memo tablet thingamagig from earlier this year so.... For value for the buck, this is arguably the best tablet ever made. I mean the Tegra 3 inside outperforms my old outdated Pentium...ROFL Well just kidding about that part but seriously that is some nice hardware..
2. mas11 posted on 27 Jul 2012, 03:50 0 0
Very interesting. I think Asus told Google the cost of production and made a last minute decision to not include the rear camera to keep the cost at $200 for the consumer. I also bet the unused button hole was for a camera button.
3. Evil_SaNz posted on 27 Jul 2012, 06:41 1 0
They realised it was the most useless feature ever on a device, I really would like to know personally those that make photos with tablets and congratulate them.
4. Ohrules posted on 27 Jul 2012, 06:57 1 0
5. tigermcm posted on 27 Jul 2012, 07:20 1 0
thats the crap I dont understand. I was in NY a few months ago and had to laugh at this lady taking pics and vids with her tab while on the ferry to the statue of liberty. Looked like she had a book held up for an hr
6. ajac09 posted on 27 Jul 2012, 07:24 1 0
they should have put a camera in and taken the loss
7. Aeires (unregistered) posted on 27 Jul 2012, 10:01 0 0
Part of me still wonders if the Meemo will be released with the camera and sd card slot. Not sure if they want to create another option for customers though, the Nexus 7 is selling hot the way it is.
8. thebest posted on 27 Jul 2012, 13:11 0 0
google is making roughly $50 from the 8gb nexus 7....i think they didn't want to sell it for losses like amazon so we don't have a rear cam
9. LiudvikasLTU posted on 29 Jul 2012, 04:40 0 1
Youre wrong. The parts of 8gb costs 179 $. The others 20 $ is for research, advertising and more. Theyre making some profit from the 16gb model, though