Geekzone: technology news, blogs, forums
Guest
Welcome Guest.
You haven't logged in yet. If you don't have an account you can register now.
Buying anything on Amazon? Please use the Geekzone Amazon aff link.




7450 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 959

Trusted
Subscriber

Topic # 112892 26-Dec-2012 12:23 Send private message

Hi There!

I am looking to see if there is a better tablet than the Galaxy Tab 8.9 or GT 7.7 both of which I already own. 

I like the 8.9 Form Factor but the GT 7.7 Screen is way better. I would also like something faster and perhaps a higher def screen. If it had IR that would be awesome. Expansion slot would be nice but not essential.

I like the look of the Nexus 10, but it's also quite bulky. I also can't find it anywhere?

Anyone able to make a recommendation?

Create new topic
825 posts

Ultimate Geek


  Reply # 737887 27-Dec-2012 23:25 Send private message

Hi Networkn,

 

I have a 32Gb Nexus 10 and it's pretty sweet - anything specifically you'd like to know, just holler!

 

 




Life is mostly froth and bubble, two things stand like stone - kindness in another's trouble, courage in your own.

SGSIII
ROM: WanamLite v1.3    Kernel: Ninphetamine v1.1.0   Modem: DXLEA

SGSII (Now belongs to SWMBO)
ROM: WanamLite v12     Kernel: Siyah v3.3.2   Modem: BVLPB

SGS
 (Cat's chew toy)

If you need a download-mode jig ASAP, you're welcome to borrow mine!  Works with SGS I/II/III.  I also have a SIM cutter available (Dunedin) - happy to post either to you at your cost.



7450 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 959

Trusted
Subscriber

  Reply # 737890 27-Dec-2012 23:29 Send private message

Where can I get one?

825 posts

Ultimate Geek


  Reply # 737905 28-Dec-2012 00:07 Send private message

You can only order them directly from Google US/UK/Australia - there's no local distribution, and based on how much the Nexus 4 is selling for here, you'd be mad to buy locally anyway.




Life is mostly froth and bubble, two things stand like stone - kindness in another's trouble, courage in your own.

SGSIII
ROM: WanamLite v1.3    Kernel: Ninphetamine v1.1.0   Modem: DXLEA

SGSII (Now belongs to SWMBO)
ROM: WanamLite v12     Kernel: Siyah v3.3.2   Modem: BVLPB

SGS
 (Cat's chew toy)

If you need a download-mode jig ASAP, you're welcome to borrow mine!  Works with SGS I/II/III.  I also have a SIM cutter available (Dunedin) - happy to post either to you at your cost.



7450 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 959

Trusted
Subscriber

  Reply # 737906 28-Dec-2012 00:09 Send private message

nofam: You can only order them directly from Google US/UK/Australia - there's no local distribution, and based on how much the Nexus 4 is selling for here, you'd be mad to buy locally anyway.


URL or Link?


825 posts

Ultimate Geek


  Reply # 737908 28-Dec-2012 00:12 Send private message

networkn:
nofam: You can only order them directly from Google US/UK/Australia - there's no local distribution, and based on how much the Nexus 4 is selling for here, you'd be mad to buy locally anyway.


URL or Link?



Heh, I can't even give you one; it's location-restricted, so unless you're connected to a VPN, they won't appear.  It's quite the palaver to get one, I can tell you!




Life is mostly froth and bubble, two things stand like stone - kindness in another's trouble, courage in your own.

SGSIII
ROM: WanamLite v1.3    Kernel: Ninphetamine v1.1.0   Modem: DXLEA

SGSII (Now belongs to SWMBO)
ROM: WanamLite v12     Kernel: Siyah v3.3.2   Modem: BVLPB

SGS
 (Cat's chew toy)

If you need a download-mode jig ASAP, you're welcome to borrow mine!  Works with SGS I/II/III.  I also have a SIM cutter available (Dunedin) - happy to post either to you at your cost.



7450 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 959

Trusted
Subscriber

  Reply # 737919 28-Dec-2012 01:42 Send private message

ugh, sold out of Australia. No stock no eta.

249 posts

Master Geek
+1 received by user: 12

Subscriber

  Reply # 738463 30-Dec-2012 00:31 Send private message

I noticed walmart are selling them. You will need to use a drop shipping service to get it delivered to NZ. 





249 posts

Master Geek
+1 received by user: 12

Subscriber

  Reply # 738578 30-Dec-2012 13:25 Send private message

Woops...

...You will need to use a drop shipping service to get it delivered to NZ. 








7450 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 959

Trusted
Subscriber

  Reply # 738596 30-Dec-2012 15:10 Send private message

brad: thanks.

I am concerned about going back to a 10" tablet (weight), though I like the high res screen. Ideally I want an 8.9" with a fantastic screen, high res, quad core, WiFi, lightweight and running a current OS or unlocked bootloader.

87 posts

Master Geek
+1 received by user: 3


  Reply # 738693 30-Dec-2012 20:06 Send private message

I just got the Asus TF300 and im stoked with it so far, upgraded to 4.1 straight out of the box



7450 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 959

Trusted
Subscriber

  Reply # 738694 30-Dec-2012 20:15 Send private message

Doesn't meet the high resolution nor weight/size requirements.

Create new topic




Twitter »
Follow us to receive Twitter updates when new discussions are posted in our forums:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when news items and blogs are posted in our frontpage:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when tech item prices are listed in our price comparison site:





Trending now »

Hot discussions in our forums right now:

Gigatown winner town and plans
Created by freitasm, last reply by mdooher on 27-Nov-2014 16:28 (75 replies)
Pages... 3 4 5


My un-consented UFB install
Created by thurthur, last reply by darkasdes2 on 28-Nov-2014 00:00 (54 replies)
Pages... 2 3 4


Click Monday Deals
Created by mrtoken, last reply by Krishant007 on 24-Nov-2014 17:11 (25 replies)
Pages... 2


Gull Employment Dispute.
Created by networkn, last reply by dafman on 27-Nov-2014 14:00 (145 replies)
Pages... 8 9 10


The Warehouse pulling R18 games and DVD's
Created by semigeek, last reply by Geektastic on 27-Nov-2014 18:32 (64 replies)
Pages... 3 4 5


A couple of Lightbox updates...
Created by Lightbox, last reply by NZtechfreak on 27-Nov-2014 22:56 (15 replies)

This is the end ...
Created by joker97, last reply by dickytim on 28-Nov-2014 06:41 (29 replies)
Pages... 2


Spark Fibre Modem with Gigabit Ethernet
Created by Rudder, last reply by plambrechtsen on 27-Nov-2014 11:21 (13 replies)


Geekzone Live »

Try automatic live updates from Geekzone directly in your browser, without refreshing the page, with Geekzone Live now.

Are you subscribed to our RSS feed? You can download the latest headlines and summaries from our stories directly to your computer or smartphone by using a feed reader.

Alternatively, you can receive a daily email with Geekzone updates.