The Google Nexus 7 display is good, but far from perfect, research shows
0. phoneArena 25 Jul 2012, 06:18 posted on
As if we didn't know already, the screen on the Google Nexus 7 tablet has its flaws, although it seems to be a pretty good both on paper and at a glance, yet a recent research that analyzed the Nexus 7 screen in detail revealed what should have been paid more attention to...
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1. wendygarett (unregistered)
There are always some tablets which has perfect display you can choose, such as *cough* iPad *cough* :)
3. MalakiMills (Posts: 257; Member since: 15 Jun 2010)
I'd rather save $300 and get the nexus 7.
6. andro. (Posts: 1997; Member since: 16 Sep 2011)
Agreed the nexus tab was never going to have the best screen ever when the tab is priced at 200 buckaroos but it certainly is very good. The Samsung screen on the new ipad certainly is better but seeing as the massive price difference between the two the huge majority ofpeople don't care
10. SuperAndroidEvo (Posts: 4793; Member since: 15 Apr 2011)
Shoot I would get the Nexus 7 & be able to use it anywhere including the great outdoors, & with the $200 to $300 dollars I'd save, I would spend that on some sweet insane apps in the Google Play Store.
Talk about having an awesome tablet jam packed with sweet apps for $500.00.
With the iPad 3 you would have only a tablet with no apps.
Just my take in all of this.
4. Evil_SaNz (Posts: 259; Member since: 20 Oct 2011)
Yeah 300 bucks more and not usable outdoors, why not...
2. MalakiMills (Posts: 257; Member since: 15 Jun 2010)
The screen on my N7 is pretty good. The clarity is more than suffice for me and the brightness is excellent when outdoors and such. I am a little jaded however going from my Nexus or my GTab 7.7 over to the N7. The colors are just a radical change (not in a bad way but I'm sure most of you know what it's like going from a Super AMOLED to and LCD). Overall I'm very satisfied with the display. But as its been said many time already, how could I not be for the price.
5. darkvadervip (Posts: 365; Member since: 08 Dec 2010)
There you all have it. This tablet is just a piece of crap with a name on it to sell it. The only reason people are buying it is because of the brand name Nexus. I would have preferred the HTC Flyer with ice cream and call it the Nexus tab. At least it would have been quality and ultra smooth. I would love to see a comparison of this crap vs a htc flyer rooted to ice cream. And please stop comparing the iPad to android. Clearly this ain't a Samsung product. Even they could have made it better than this. For the record I bought one and sold it the next day because it's plagued with to many quality issues and yes the screen bleeds lights just like other articles say.
7. MalakiMills (Posts: 257; Member since: 15 Jun 2010)
Seems like there should be a "/s" after this post
8. fanboy1974 (Posts: 1345; Member since: 12 Nov 2011)
I guess people want diamonds for the price of coal. It's a $200 tablet for Christ sake. And it's in a market still occupied by a $200 iPod touch that hasn't changed in 2 years. That is Apple's nearest device they have in the lineup.
12. networkdood (Posts: 6330; Member since: 31 Mar 2010)
Wow, complaining about screen quality on a 199 tablet? Slow day at the office, PHONEARENA?
13. aoikemono27 (Posts: 177; Member since: 27 Feb 2012)
Or go get a refurbished iPad2 straight from the Apple refurb store for $319. No need to compromise. The display is just excellent. I made the mistake of buying a budget 7" tablet with IPS, the Nook Color. I didn't know IPS displays could look that bad. Ditto for Kindle Fire. Not much faith in the "budget" IPS on the Nexus 7.