Same old Nexus 7

The Nexus 7 with HSPA+ is, from a design perspective, the same old Nexus 7 we've come to love. Read full review
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4 stars

MSRP: $299.00

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The difference

The biggest difference is its new SIM card slot. Don't worry, though: contracts are not required. Read full review
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4 stars

MSRP: $299.00

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Great design

The Nexus 7 is still one of the best designed tablets yet. It's small and subtle, but its power button and volume rocker are spaced nearly perfectly. Read full review
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4 stars

MSRP: $299.00

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Textured back

What really makes the Nexus 7 a joy to hold is this grippy textured back. Read full review
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4 stars

MSRP: $299.00

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Play better

The Google Play store has improved by leaps and bounds since earlier this year. Read full review
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4 stars

MSRP: $299.00

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On the side

Implemented in Android 4.1, the apps tray now rotates to the right with the tablet held in landscape. Also, the icons in 4.2 are a bit smaller than they were previously. Read full review
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4 stars

MSRP: $299.00

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