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The Nexus 7 is the best 7'' tablet out right now.
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Based on what?

I had one and returned it.

No Micro SD slot, no DLNA support, no HDMI out (or dongle/MHL support) and shoddy build quality (I had a raised screen on mine).

Also the only way you can use external storage (USB or Hard Drive) via the OTG port is to root it.

When the AT270 goes on sale again for $299 (and it will from what Toshiba told me), it will again be a far superior tablet for only $40 more...

Acer is releasing the A110 in about 2 weeks that is also going to be a competitor. Mind you we have no details on it's battery life as yet. Slightly lower res screen but same cpu, micro SD, HDMI out and USB OTG support out of the box all for $199.

The Nexus 7 is $260 for a 16GB unit. I'd much rather a $200 8 GB unit and buy 3 - 32 GB Micro SD cards for $18 each.
Edited by Robilar - 9/18/12 at 6:06pm
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The Nexus 7 is the best 7'' tablet out right now.

I am willing to sacrifice "the best" if it has a MicroSD slot. I know Amazon and Google are trying to push their own cloud services, but shipping Wifi-only tablets without MicroSD slots is just wrong.
   
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Btw, the HDMI dock for the Toshiba AT270 is now available in Canada!

Just ordered mine.

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Based on what?
I had one and returned it.
No Micro SD slot, no DLNA support, no HDMI out (or dongle/MHL support) and shoddy build quality (I had a raised screen on mine).
Also the only way you can use external storage (USB or Hard Drive) via the OTG port is to root it.
When the AT270 goes on sale again for $299 (and it will from what Toshiba told me), it will again be a far superior tablet for only $40 more...
Acer is releasing the A110 in about 2 weeks that is also going to be a competitor. Mind you we have no details on it's battery life as yet. Slightly lower res screen but same cpu, micro SD, HDMI out and USB OTG support out of the box all for $199.
The Nexus 7 is $260 for a 16GB unit. I'd much rather a $200 8 GB unit and buy 3 - 32 GB Micro SD cards for $18 each.

Based on performance and smooth usability.
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Based on performance and smooth usability.

Ok... not sure how that makes it the best. All the Tegra 3 tablets I have (TF700T and the AT270) perform the same in benches as the Nexus 7 (TF700T is faster) and all are smooth in terms of application. Seeing as I briefly owned a Nexus 7, I was able to make direct comparisons. Then again, there are dozens of reviews on the net as well.

What differentiates tablets that use the same cpu is feature set, screen and build quality.

As such unless you can actually define why it's the best, I'd have to politely disagree. It's clear that when you quoted my comments you didn't bother to read them. Would you disagree with anything I stated specifically?
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The Nexus 7 is the best 7'' tablet out right now.

dude the Acer A110 spanks it considering it actually has a micro sd slot, and mini hdmi unlike the nexus 7. what i'm getting at here is, there isn't one best tablet, it depends on what the user wants.
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dude the Acer A110 spanks it considering it actually has a micro sd slot, and mini hdmi unlike the nexus 7. what i'm getting out there is not ones best tablet it depends on what the user wants.

And OTG support without rooting wink.gif
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what do you guys think of
http://android-sale.com/ainol-novo7-aurora-2.html

i need to order by tmrw for my moms birthday on the 30th a 7in tablet . i have the tf700t and its amazing but she just needs media consumption and i want to spend around 150 or less. something with android she has an htc one x so im sure the apps will transfer and whatnot
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what do you guys think of
http://android-sale.com/ainol-novo7-aurora-2.html
i need to order by tmrw for my moms birthday on the 30th a 7in tablet . i have the tf700t and its amazing but she just needs media consumption and i want to spend around 150 or less. something with android she has an htc one x so im sure the apps will transfer and whatnot

If you're on a budget, it seems like a decent option. Here is the most comprehensive review I could find for the tablet. It is a far-cry from your run-of-the-mill resistive 'China tablets' as far as I can tell. My biggest worries would be quality control, lack of manufacturer support, and availability of the tablet from a reputable merchant (depending on where you live). I honestly didn't look much past that review after I had found it and viewed a few other less thorough ones, so it's on you to do your research.
Edited by Infinite Jest - 9/22/12 at 3:54pm
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