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Okay so... I will be 100% honest about this. I am devastated about my HDX. I loved this thing. It was simplistic, fluid, snappy, and I REALLY didn't care about half the apps in the app store, so the google play thing really wasn't that big a deal. That and I got it back when the Adreno 330 was just released, making it the top dog of its time.


However yesterday, I dropped it, and part of the screen shattered, making this thing 100% unusable. It turns on, but it's gone. That and the repair websites around here say it has the WORST repair rating of any tablet. :C

So I've got a bit of an issue here. I REALLY want a new tablet to replace this old one, but I want one that's capable in every manner. Looking at the larger 9-10" tablets this round since they've grown so lightweight within the past gen or two and my budget is faaar higher than it was last time. I can go upwards of $500 instead of $200 like last time. Won't be for a few months, but current gen tech is PLENTY for whatever I need to do with it.

I did a lot of multi-tasking on the thing, used it more than my phone and my PC combined...that and I would prefer if the screen wasn't so fragile that it cracks when you breathe on it. The HDX wasn't THAT fragile, but I didn't drop it on anything HARD either...
     
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Are you wanting to stick with android? If not, the iPads are darn snappy these days. I'm not a huge fan but based on the benchmarks the ipad air 2 or whatever beats out the nexus 9 on multicore and some gaming depending on the benchmark. The nexus 9 for android is good, however, you might want to test it out before you buy it. Some people apparently dont like the tablet. However, the single core benchmark on the tegra k1 denver is faster than my Arrandale CPU laptop that burns 28 watts.

There's been rumors of a Nvidia Shield Tablet 2 coming out with the new tegra x1 chip. I'm not sure if your willing to wait to see if its true or not though.
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Keep an eye on the upcoming galaxy tab s2. If rumours are accurate it will be the king of the android tablets this year. And stay clear of the nexus 9, it is overpriced junk.

If you need something urgently the 10.5 " Samsung tab S is a fantastic tablet.

Of course you could go apple as well. Great hardware, stable OS but overpriced and the reliance on iTunes drives me nuts.....
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Nexus 7 ???
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