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    Hello, I've been meaning to get a tablet and need some suggestions. I've got an iphone 4s at current, as well as a laptop (yup, standard story). I'm looking for a 7" tablet, fairly cheap (i.e. under £200), does not need 3G, just wifi. The main use will be for reading ebooks and pdfs, as well as video watching capability and preferably recording capability.

    The most important things are reading and video. By reading, I mean how accessible different chapters are since I have some readings where I skip or make references back and forth. I'm guessing this may also be app dependent, and also the file itself, i.e. if contents page has links? I tried the kindle (one with buttons), which is okay, but I think this and the paperwhite in terms of navigating are a bit annoying - LED screen just feels better. Obviously these kindles don't have video...

    At the moment the Galaxy Tab is looking favorable.

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    Nexus 7 would be pretty much perfect for you, I have one and it is awesome.
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    The Nexus 7 is still, hands down, the best 7" tablet. Well built, well spec'd and stock Android, what's not to like?
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    Does it have mass storage so I can just plug into any computer and drop files in?
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    (Original post by Mustard-man)
    Does it have mass storage so I can just plug into any computer and drop files in?
    Yes. I originally thought you could only put music on into the player that you'd bought from Google Music but you can actually just drag and drop any file using the explorer and have full use of it, assuming you have the application to run it, like a word doc etc. Obviously you can't expand the memory but they do 32gigs for £200.

    There's also talk of the second generation Nexus 7 being unveiled and released soon so you could wait for it, thought I'm not sure what improvements they're making. I doubt it will render the original Nexus 7 outdated though.
 
 
 
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