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Old 13-11-2012, 23:04
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Anybody bought one yet?
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Old 13-11-2012, 23:06
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Bought and received are two different things. They only went on sale online this morning. There aren't any stores selling them yet.
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Old 14-11-2012, 10:54
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Bought and received are two different things. They only went on sale online this morning. There aren't any stores selling them yet.
You could have bought the 16GB version from google play yesterday.
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Old 15-11-2012, 09:48
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I think $399 for the 16GB is a very good price. It's a great tablet with amazing display. The only thing that bothers me is the wide edges around the display which make it look like some of the old Samsung tablets. But I guess this is only at first glance. I am pretty sure the Nexus 10 is a very well build and solid device. I am thinking of buying one very soon.
Here is a good hands-on review of the Nexus 10 tablet http://forconsumers.blogspot.co.uk/2...and-hands.html
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Old 15-11-2012, 11:12
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I think $399 for the 16GB is a very good price. It's a great tablet with amazing display. The only thing that bothers me is the wide edges around the display which make it look like some of the old Samsung tablets. But I guess this is only at first glance. I am pretty sure the Nexus 10 is a very well build and solid device. I am thinking of buying one very soon.
Here is a good hands-on review of the Nexus 10 tablet http://forconsumers.blogspot.co.uk/2...and-hands.html
Do you mean the screen or design being similar to older samsung tablets?
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Old 15-11-2012, 13:49
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Mine arrived this morning and while it's an Xmas pressie I still had a quick look at it. Personally I don't find the design anywhere near as bad as it looked in some of the photos. It a very solid bit of kit from what I felt after un-boxing it.

I'm not going to fiddle anymore as it's a present but if the screen is all it's cracked up to be I'll probably end up buying one for myself
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Old 15-11-2012, 13:55
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Mine arrived this morning and while it's an Xmas pressie I still had a quick look at it. Personally I don't find the design anywhere near as bad as it looked in some of the photos. It a very solid bit of kit from what I felt after un-boxing it.

I'm not going to fiddle anymore as it's a present but if the screen is all it's cracked up to be I'll probably end up buying one for myself
Didn't you switch it on?
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Old 15-11-2012, 14:02
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Didn't you switch it on?
Briefly yes just to make sure it works. I'm one of those who don't like to mess about with something if it's not for me. Don't want my grubby fingers all over it
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Old 15-11-2012, 15:12
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Do you mean the screen or design being similar to older samsung tablets?
I meant to say the outer edge of the display itself is way too big, let's say like the one on Galaxy Tab 7.0.
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Old 15-11-2012, 18:36
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I think $399 for the 16GB is a very good price. It's a great tablet with amazing display. The only thing that bothers me is the wide edges around the display which make it look like some of the old Samsung tablets. But I guess this is only at first glance. I am pretty sure the Nexus 10 is a very well build and solid device. I am thinking of buying one very soon.
Here is a good hands-on review of the Nexus 10 tablet http://forconsumers.blogspot.co.uk/2...and-hands.html
I prefer a wide bezel. It allows me to hold the tablet comfortably whilst not touching the actual screen.

I would rather have wider bezels, than smaller ones. Having a smaller bezel would mean that you would have to hold it very carefully so you do not obscure any of the screen.
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Old 18-11-2012, 14:03
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I prefer a wide bezel. It allows me to hold the tablet comfortably whilst not touching the actual screen.

I would rather have wider bezels, than smaller ones. Having a smaller bezel would mean that you would have to hold it very carefully so you do not obscure any of the screen.
That's a good point but I still think it is just a bit too wide in the Nexus 10. It is not a big deal though, it's a great tablet
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Old 18-11-2012, 14:09
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That's a good point but I still think it is just a bit too wide in the Nexus 10. It is not a big deal though, it's a great tablet
The bezel on my galaxy tab 10.1 is also wide. So probably I am used to a wide bezel. Will have to see the N10 in real life, to see if it is too big.
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Old 26-11-2012, 19:17
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I have an iPad 2 at the moment and am thinking of getting the Nexus 10. Besides teething problems, I've read quite a few times that some apps look really poor on the Nexus 10, e.g.

"I love Android as and OS, but Android tablets are just not worth it at this point. Apps like:

- ESPN Scorecenter
- Ebay
- Pandora
- Chase Mobile
- Amazon Mobile (doesn't even exist for Android tablets yet)
- Facebook

SUCK on Android tablets. And these are all FREE"


Can someone with the Nexus 10 comment on this and maybe even post screenshots?
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Old 26-11-2012, 19:35
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A couple of us who've bought one have posted our thoughts on the N10 in this thread. The only one of that list of apps that I have installed is facebook, here's a quick screenie...

https://www.dropbox.com/s/ysbwjt7jnl...6-19-26-57.png

In general, HD content looks fantastic, non-HD doesn't...
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Old 26-11-2012, 20:56
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Thank you for the screenshot! Don't think it looks that bad to be honest.

I was reading through that thread before, but you were the only one who made a comment about non-HD optimised content.
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Old 26-11-2012, 21:28
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I think the fact that the optimised stuff looks so good means I tend to notice more when it's not. Bottom line is it's a cracking good tablet and I'd wholeheartedly recommend it!
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Old 27-11-2012, 10:24
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To be honest, whilst the HD stuff does look great, the non-HD stuff doesnt look bad to be honest.

If flynn tells me how he took the screenshot, I would be happy to take some screen shots of ESPN scorecentre and ebay. I installed the ESPN scorecentre app last night to have a look at how it looks, and it looked fine to me, very useable.
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Old 27-11-2012, 11:05
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To get a screenshot hold down the power and volume down keys together for a couple of seconds. They get saved to a screenshots folder in the gallery.
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Old 27-11-2012, 11:25
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To get a screenshot hold down the power and volume down keys together for a couple of seconds. They get saved to a screenshots folder in the gallery.
I did try that last night, and it didnt seem to work. I did google it, and it said you should here a click sound (like a picture being taken). I didnt hear a sound, so assumed it hadnt taken a screenshot. I will check the gallery on the of chance that it did take one anyway. Thanks

Whilst googling yeaterday, came across this useful site. Worth a read.
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Old 27-11-2012, 12:02
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Nice link, thanks for that - some handy stuff.

On the screenshot, make sure you keep both buttons held down until you hear the sound. I've noticed it doesn't work if you hit volume down before power.
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Old 27-11-2012, 12:50
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Out of both the Asus Transformer Pad (TF300T) and the Nexus 10 I chose the TF300T.

I prefer the Transformer Pad in every way. For a start it is from a far, far better company and I would get a lot of use out of the dock. Asus offer updates speedily also.
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Old 27-11-2012, 13:28
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Out of both the Asus Transformer Pad (TF300T) and the Nexus 10 I chose the TF300T.

I prefer the Transformer Pad in every way. For a start it is from a far, far better company and I would get a lot of use out of the dock. Asus offer updates speedily also.
I was looking at the Asus Infinity pad (TF700), which (on paper) has a very nice screen. However I was unable to see on in real life in the UK or Dubai (whilst on holiday). No one had a demo version. Thus I wasnt comfortable spending all that money without seeing one in real life. Although I hadnt seen a Nexus 10 in real life either, google do allow 15 days to return an item. So I had plenty of time to play with one, and then decide. However within the first few hours I knew I was going to keep it (especially at that price).

A dock is not for me. However if you will get a lot of use out it, then that was the best tablet for you. Although, you would be able to get a bluetooth keyboard for any tablet, its not as elegant as the Asus solution.

Are Asus a far far better company than Samsung? I am not so sure about that.

As with updates, nothing will update quicker than a Nexus device.

Thats the great thing about Android, you have a plethora of devices to suit every taste and budget. You do your research, and pick the one that suites your needs the best.
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Old 28-11-2012, 11:14
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Thank you for the screenshot! Don't think it looks that bad to be honest.

I was reading through that thread before, but you were the only one who made a comment about non-HD optimised content.
Here are three screenshots of the ESPN score centre app.

Pic1, pic2 and pic3

Hope they help.
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