How many people does it take to unbox a Google Nexus 7?

How many people does it take to unbox a Google Nexus 7?
The first Google Nexus 7 unboxing videos have already hit the interwebs, and those who have seen them have probably noticed that getting your hands on the device inside is harder than one would imagine. YouTube user JLishere has apparently noticed the pattern as well and decided to make a little fun of that phenomenon.

He put together a series of Google Nexus 7 unboxing videos, thus making the process seem a bit like solving a level 5 Hanayama puzzle. Did Google and Asus intentionally make opening the tablet's box so tricky? In contrast, Apple devotes special attention to the packaging of its devices, which is why unboxing an iPad or an iPhone, for example, is as enjoyable as opening a present. 

We have embedded the aforementioned montage below, so feel free to check it out. Don't forget to drop a line in the comments below for us if it made you giggle.

source: JLishere (YouTube) via Forbes


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Nexus 7
  • Display 7.0" 1280 x 800 pixels
  • Camera / 1.2 MP front
  • Processor NVIDIA Tegra 3 T30L, Quad-core, 1300 MHz
  • Storage 8 GB
  • Battery 4325 mAh

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26 Comments

1. Birds

Posts: 1172; Member since: Nov 21, 2011

47 here in GA....IDK anywhere else.

2. wendygarett unregistered

Im get excited when I unbox... IPAD!!!!!

3. Non_Sequitur

Posts: 1111; Member since: Mar 16, 2012

eww no

10. alannyny

Posts: 30; Member since: Jun 27, 2012

Isn't that a hygiene product?

20. Brewski

Posts: 659; Member since: Jun 05, 2012

Yeah, and he gets to open one every month!!!!

11. Aaron_R96 unregistered

Can you make your mind up, earlier on a post you were slagging off Apple, now you're all supportive of them? You've done it before too commenting IPHONE!!!! on an article, then a few articles later saying the iphone sucks? seriously dude! Make your mind up.

14. itiswhatitis

Posts: 423; Member since: Jan 23, 2012

i think those 2 have different opinions!

4. neutralguy

Posts: 1152; Member since: Apr 30, 2012

Asus and Google, trolling like bosses. HAHAHAHA

5. tkvdog

Posts: 46; Member since: Apr 11, 2012

You Know What Is Funny I Probally Watched All Of Those Videos:)

13. Cyan3boN

Posts: 446; Member since: Feb 23, 2012

u hav a lot of patience

6. Non_Sequitur

Posts: 1111; Member since: Mar 16, 2012

Trolololo! I gotta say, I'm tempted to buy one just for this. xD

7. bbblader

Posts: 590; Member since: Oct 24, 2011

buy one caution: unboxing may provoke swearing

8. bobfreking55

Posts: 866; Member since: Jul 15, 2011

9. p0rkguy

Posts: 685; Member since: Nov 23, 2010

I can tell what's wrong with half of those unboxings already... 1. Push bottom to slide box out of cover. 2. Use sharp object and cut tapes on both sides. Don't rip it, I don't know why people even try. 3. Lay flat. 4. Use your both thumbs, index, and middle fingers to pinch where 3 corners meet on opposite sides. 5. Lift.

12. nnaatthhaannx2

Posts: 820; Member since: Oct 19, 2011

Lol saw this on Giz yesterday, SOO funny.

15. jacko1977

Posts: 428; Member since: Feb 11, 2012

fap fap fap fap fap fap fap lmao

16. kamil

Posts: 118; Member since: Feb 07, 2012

im using mad unboxing skills yo

17. bayusuputra

Posts: 963; Member since: Feb 12, 2012

this is one experience you won't easily forget.. well done! it's funny to watch them! Lol..

18. whothisperson

Posts: 102; Member since: May 06, 2012

Someone should let the guy know those Express collar tabs are used to keep your collars crisp and not for cutting

19. Brewski

Posts: 659; Member since: Jun 05, 2012

I heard that companies make packaging difficult on purpose (think blister packs for SD cards or jewel cases for CDs) becuase when the customer finally gets it out and can use it it is more rewarding. Similar to Christmas wrapping, it's like a gift. The more you struggle to open it the more you will enjoy it when it's out of the packaging.

21. TechDork

Posts: 399; Member since: May 10, 2010

I would've just went Goku Samurai Pokemon on the damned thing. Personally.

22. remixfa

Posts: 14605; Member since: Dec 19, 2008

my wife unboxed hers in like 10 seconds start to finish without an issue. Seriously, these guys are supposed to be "professionals". I had to explain to my wife why I was laughing while she unboxed it because she did it so quickly.. lol.

24. SugarShockFrantic

Posts: 73; Member since: Jul 05, 2012

professionals or not girls have always been smarter than boys

25. remixfa

Posts: 14605; Member since: Dec 19, 2008

lololol. OK. :) you will notice that one of those professionals is a "girl". she didnt have any better luck.

26. SugarShockFrantic

Posts: 73; Member since: Jul 05, 2012

thats my fault i didnt actually watch the video...so it might just be that your wife is smarter

23. ogy_dogy

Posts: 453; Member since: Jun 29, 2012

My my i feel every one of those boxes had a trollface on them xD

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