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16GB ASUS Nexus 7 c/w £15 Google Play Store Credit £189.99 with code @ Comet

VoodooCharlieVoodooCharlie

Comet have a promotion at the moment for 5% off spends over £100, using the code 5AUGUST through Quidco which expires today. This takes £10 of £199.99.

Plus my quidco tracked at £6.65, bringing the total price for a Nexus 7, complete with £15 store credit, down to £183.34

Not bad

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Top Comments (2)

    graham1708
    barryp1
    OperateOnMe
    what stops me from buying this is seeing 16gb memory

    load a couple of videos and you are out of space, I need at least 64gb for it to be a no hassle slate


    Do you know where I can get floppy disk drives from?


    1980
    cannibalwombat
    OperateOnMe
    what stops me from buying this is seeing 16gb memory

    load a couple of videos and you are out of space, I need at least 64gb for it to be a no hassle slate


    If all you really need the extra storage for is watching movies, just unlock + root the device and, hey presto, USB drive mounting possible.

    I used the WugFresh Nexus Root Toolkit and followed this guide:

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sK9avekmA1c

    Couldn't have been simpler! Slapped CWM on it and installed the Motley kernel v1.1.1 build 219, from here:

    http://forum.xda-developers.com/showthread.php?t=1775798

    Been watching 720p movies from a USB drive using an OTG cable (£1.50 from Amazon Marketplace) and StickMount. This is the drive if you're interested, works brilliantly and the write speeds are way above the 30MB/s estimate via USB3!

    http://www.7dayshop.com/7dayshop-memory-high-speed-usb-3-0-flash-key-drive-black-capless-swivel-64gb-30mb-s-new?q=64gb%20usb&sl=sl

    Much cheaper than paying a huge premium for extra on-board storage and I now have plenty of space on the tablet for apps, docs + music. Also running Nova launcher and a stable overclock of 1.5GHz using the recommended System Tuner app - everything runs much smoother. Especially games, been playing Dead Trigger using my PS3 controller (search 'Sixaxis Controller' in the Play store).

    So many benefits to rooting, and the device is otherwise fantastic.

All Comments (66)

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    VoodooCharlie
    Free delivery too, but the earliest I can get is 5th Sept :(
    cykb
    Still waiting 3 weeks on for my replacement from John lewis :(
    Guan
    Cheers OP! Ordered with the 3.5% Quidco cashback!

    Edited By: Guan on Aug 27, 2012 16:00
    OperateOnMe
    what stops me from buying this is seeing 16gb memory

    load a couple of videos and you are out of space, I need at least 64gb for it to be a no hassle slate
    VoodooCharlie
    OperateOnMe
    what stops me from buying this is seeing 16gb memory

    load a couple of videos and you are out of space, I need at least 64gb for it to be a no hassle slate


    I know, kinda put me off at first too, but my missus has a 16GB ipad and is still no where near using it up.
    D00nhamer
    "Price Crash" :p
    grajac123
    what the best value for money 10 inch tablet at the moment ,
    CFC2011
    Very good price, I don't own the tablet personally (after huge deliberation I've decided not to bother with it) but it's a brilliant product.
    minhduy
    Cold because with extra £20 you're able to get the Samsung Tab 2 10.1 inch 16 GB with micro sd slot
    becknise
    I just sold this for the 64gb blackberry playbook i got this weekend.
    Uridium
    Had a play with one of these in Tesco today....nothing wrong with it but nothing to make me change from my CM9'ed Touchpad.
    bibster
    Is the blackberry play book better ? My mums after a tablet so just doing a bit of research
    jstlufc
    Is the code exclusive to Quidco members?
    minhduy
    bibster
    Is the blackberry play book better ? My mums after a tablet so just doing a bit of research

    IMHO

    Playbook has better build quality, 4x bigger storage, and £60 less

    Nexus 7 has better apps, stronger CPU

    Screen is equal, lower resolution in playbook but better quality.
    jstlufc
    minhduy
    Cold because with extra £20 you're able to get the Samsung Tab 2 10.1 inch 16 GB with micro sd slot


    Currys/PC World had a load of 10" Xoom's available for £135 last week but that doesn't make the Samsung cold. Different people want different things, I'm in the market for a 7" as I want something light and portable to travel with.

    Edited By: jstlufc on Aug 27, 2012 16:48
    VoodooCharlie
    jstlufc
    Is the code exclusive to Quidco members?


    I dont think so.
    minhduy
    jstlufc
    minhduy
    Cold because with extra £20 you're able to get the Samsung Tab 2 10.1 inch 16 GB with micro sd slot


    Currys/PC World had a load of 10" Xoom's available for £135 last week but that doesn't make the Samsung cold. Different people want different things, I'm in the market for a 7" as I want something light and portable to travel with.

    Only ~80 Xoom available and the deal expired in very short time.

    If the Xoom deal you mentioned was big enough like the Playbook 64 GB deal, I think the Samsung Tab 10 will not get hot like this.
    jaysags2
    minhduy
    Cold because with extra £20 you're able to get the Samsung Tab 2 10.1 inch 16 GB with micro sd slot


    link please ....
    cannibalwombat
    OperateOnMe
    what stops me from buying this is seeing 16gb memory

    load a couple of videos and you are out of space, I need at least 64gb for it to be a no hassle slate


    If all you really need the extra storage for is watching movies, just unlock + root the device and, hey presto, USB drive mounting possible.

    I used the WugFresh Nexus Root Toolkit and followed this guide:

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sK9avekmA1c

    Couldn't have been simpler! Slapped CWM on it and installed the Motley kernel v1.1.1 build 219, from here:

    http://forum.xda-developers.com/showthread.php?t=1775798

    Been watching 720p movies from a USB drive using an OTG cable (£1.50 from Amazon Marketplace) and StickMount. This is the drive if you're interested, works brilliantly and the write speeds are way above the 30MB/s estimate via USB3!

    http://www.7dayshop.com/7dayshop-memory-high-speed-usb-3-0-flash-key-drive-black-capless-swivel-64gb-30mb-s-new?q=64gb%20usb&sl=sl

    Much cheaper than paying a huge premium for extra on-board storage and I now have plenty of space on the tablet for apps, docs + music. Also running Nova launcher and a stable overclock of 1.5GHz using the recommended System Tuner app - everything runs much smoother. Especially games, been playing Dead Trigger using my PS3 controller (search 'Sixaxis Controller' in the Play store).

    So many benefits to rooting, and the device is otherwise fantastic.
    copystuff
    becknise
    I just sold this for the 64gb blackberry playbook i got this weekend.


    Did they honour the price then ?

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