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Topic # 113998 4-Feb-2013 15:11 Send private message

Hi There!

Requirements: 

Lightweight (<400 grams)
Screen of around 9" or smaller unless weight under 400 grams
High Resolution Screen
Excellent quality screen
3g/Wifi (3g Optional but highly desired)
FAST
Android
Decent Battery Life

Would prefer something with an unlocked bootloader.







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  Reply # 755626 4-Feb-2013 15:35 Send private message

I just recently picked up a Nexus 7, mine is not 3g but you can get 3g, It's quite excellent and fits every criteria you have there.



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  Reply # 755630 4-Feb-2013 15:40 Send private message

Not high Res Screen (1280x800 with PPI of 224). I was thinking 1900x1200 or something even higher

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  Reply # 755634 4-Feb-2013 15:48 Send private message

networkn: Not high Res Screen (1280x800 with PPI of 224). I was thinking 1900x1200 or something even higher


If you can handle going heavier...Nexus 10 obvious choice...




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  Reply # 755636 4-Feb-2013 15:52 Send private message

macuser:
networkn: Not high Res Screen (1280x800 with PPI of 224). I was thinking 1900x1200 or something even higher


If you can handle going heavier...Nexus 10 obvious choice...


Yah except they are like rocking horse poop to find! And Expensive to source locally. I can get my brother in law to bring one back out of the USA, but finding retailers with the 16GB model in stock is turning out to be difficult, and like you say.. it's HEAVY. 650 Grams is not comfortable to hold for any period of time.

Anyone know if apps having trouble scaling to that resolution?


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  Reply # 755639 4-Feb-2013 15:55 Send private message

networkn:
macuser:
networkn: Not high Res Screen (1280x800 with PPI of 224). I was thinking 1900x1200 or something even higher


If you can handle going heavier...Nexus 10 obvious choice...


Yah except they are like rocking horse poop to find! And Expensive to source locally. I can get my brother in law to bring one back out of the USA, but finding retailers with the 16GB model in stock is turning out to be difficult, and like you say.. it's HEAVY. 650 Grams is not comfortable to hold for any period of time.

Anyone know if apps having trouble scaling to that resolution?



It's actually 603, which is 50G lighter than the iPad, although I find my iPad gets hard to hold after a while (mostly due to it being sharpish and metal).




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  Reply # 755640 4-Feb-2013 15:57 Send private message

macuser:
networkn:
macuser:
networkn: Not high Res Screen (1280x800 with PPI of 224). I was thinking 1900x1200 or something even higher


If you can handle going heavier...Nexus 10 obvious choice...


Yah except they are like rocking horse poop to find! And Expensive to source locally. I can get my brother in law to bring one back out of the USA, but finding retailers with the 16GB model in stock is turning out to be difficult, and like you say.. it's HEAVY. 650 Grams is not comfortable to hold for any period of time.

Anyone know if apps having trouble scaling to that resolution?



It's actually 603, which is 50G lighter than the iPad, although I find my iPad gets hard to hold after a while (mostly due to it being sharpish and metal).


Sorry yes I see that, but it's a long way from the 340g of my 7.7 which is awesome, except for the relatively small low res screen.



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  Reply # 755649 4-Feb-2013 16:03 Send private message

Anyone in this forum who has a nexus 10 in Auckand who might allow me to take a look?

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  Reply # 755684 4-Feb-2013 17:26 Send private message

What about a Ramos W30HD



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