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I've been amazon fan for a long time, but recently i found out about O'Reilly DRM-free, free to loan and resale etc. etc.
so i start buying books from there, some of them works well with kindle for android but not kindle for windows since they go under your "personal documents" not as a regular book!, not sure why since the format is kindle but this is how it works,
so i need something that super light, 7" is perfect but wont complain if it's larger and light.
price range 100-130
tablets i looked at so far:
nexus 7 32gb (first gen) used go for 125-130 (usually sellers give you cover or some other accessories)
kindle fire HD used also go for around 130,
I also looked at the first gen kindle fire, used for 60-80 but then it's a restricted 2.3 which is restricted by itself when compared to JB and KK.
but as of now i'm leaning more forward the nexus 7.


what do you guys think should i go with a used tablet ? a new one ? any complains from the nexus 7 (first gen)?

thanks.
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Grab the Nexus 7 first gen, I use mine for reading all the time and the current price is a steal.
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thanks, just ordered a 32 first gen, mint condition with a case for 130.
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Originally Posted by El-Fuego View Post

thanks, just ordered a 32 first gen, mint condition with a case for 130.

Man, I wish my 8GB had been that cheap frown.gif
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Originally Posted by atminside View Post

Man, I wish my 8GB had been that cheap frown.gif

lol, I was going to order 8gb just like yours for my ex when she lost her laptop, then her bff got her something, i'll be on the same boat as you now tongue.gif
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MSI Primo 81? Newegg has them on sale for $99. Uses the same screen and form factor as the original IPad Mini (which was excellent for reading).

It also has a micro SD slot.
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