Nexus 7 alternatives

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Nexus 7 alternatives

Post by Eddie_r32 » Mon Aug 21, 2017 6:17 pm

I'm about to do the nexus 7 mod on my car but was wondering if anyone has used a newer slightly faster tablet instead of the nexus 7 which is getting on a bit now?
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Re: Nexus 7 alternatives

Post by Dr. FrankenRex » Wed Aug 23, 2017 5:24 pm

I believe a fair few people have used the Samsung Galaxy Tab range to good effect. I had a Galaxy Tab 3 (I think, might have been a 2) in my old 192 which worked well.

Any 7 inch android slab that is the same size or smaller will do the trick :thumleft:
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Re: Nexus 7 alternatives

Post by Yie » Thu Aug 24, 2017 5:13 pm

I had the Nexus 7 Gen 2 which is much better.
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Post by Eddie_r32 » Thu Aug 24, 2017 5:25 pm

Cheers for your help, I found a 32gb nexus 7 1st gen for £30 so will use that and see how it goes
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Re: Nexus 7 alternatives

Post by DARRENL » Thu Aug 24, 2017 8:19 pm

I am no expert what so ever on tablets, but I have just changed from a 1st gen to the 2nd.
The 1st gen is adequate but was annoyingly slow. As I have now downloaded TomTom (to remove windscreen device clutter)and used purely for music and obd I thought I would pay the extra for the newer one. The difference in speed is night and day, especially start up and sat nav. Worth the extra cash.

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