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Google Nexus 7 2012 - Cortex-A9, 1.2GHz, 1GB, 32GB, Grade B** (BACK IN STOCK) - £20.00 @ SCC Trade

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£20.00 41 AVAILABLE TIME OF POSTING Grade B unit: This is a 2nd user product, which has been fully tested with a limited internal and external clean. Due to the nature of the product it will sh…
hasj2 Avatar1m, 5d agoFound 1 month, 5 days ago129 Comments
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Managed to get 2013 32gb earlier today. Showed just one in stock. They adding stock daily by the looks of it!
Towelie
Just ordered a 2012 but how much were the 2013s as 2GB RAM would be a lot better?
They were £35 but sold out fast http://www.scctrade.co.uk/prod/Nexus7-2013-32GB/
Just ordered a 2012 but how much were the 2013s as 2GB RAM would be a lot better?
little_green
Yes I got hold of a 32gb 1gb ram one but wanting a 2gb one
Use it and if you don't get alone with it you can sell it to cex https://uk.webuy.com/product.php?sku=STABGOONEX732GB#.WH-LSRuLSUm
Yes I got hold of a 32gb 1gb ram one but wanting a 2gb one
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Google Nexus 7 2013 16GB £30.00 / 32GB £35 / 2012 16GB £20 Graded @ SCC

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Grade B Google NEXUS 7 tablets from SCC Trade limited to 1 per customer. £20 for a 2012 16GB model (82 in stock), £30 for a 2013 16GB model (43 in stock) and best offer IMO £35 for a 2013 32GB model (…
thedraper Avatar1m, 1w agoFound 1 month, 1 week ago118 Comments
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Well, I'm running the Android 5.1.1 no problem on the Nexus 2012. I found it sluggish on the kit Kat 4.4.4. So I upgraded to Lolipop, then followed some advice from here.

Cleared the cache, uninstalled the google launcher updates and disabled auto update on play, disabled text to speech and other unnecessary apps, and it's running very responsively compared to 4.4.4. Delighted with the wee tablet for £20
received mine, great hukd op.
thegamingkinginfo
Rahan
jonty1337
my Nexus 7 (2012) turned up today in really good condition, don't know if it suppose to take a long time to charge up but mine does lol
Mine turned up today too (2012). It was completely dead, I've had it on charge for nearly 3 hours and it's almost done. I'm using a Galaxy Tab A 2Amp charger though. You might need a different, higher Amp, charger.
Received mine today finally, mine was turned on in the box! oO

Haha :D
Rahan
jonty1337
my Nexus 7 (2012) turned up today in really good condition, don't know if it suppose to take a long time to charge up but mine does lol
Mine turned up today too (2012). It was completely dead, I've had it on charge for nearly 3 hours and it's almost done. I'm using a Galaxy Tab A 2Amp charger though. You might need a different, higher Amp, charger.
Received mine today finally, mine was turned on in the box! oO
jonty1337
my Nexus 7 (2012) turned up today in really good condition, don't know if it suppose to take a long time to charge up but mine does lol

Mine turned up today too (2012). It was completely dead, I've had it on charge for nearly 3 hours and it's almost done. I'm using a Galaxy Tab A 2Amp charger though. You might need a different, higher Amp, charger.

Edited By: Rahan on Dec 22, 2016 18:35
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Google Nexus 7 2013 - 32GB £129.99 @ Argos

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Is not available everywhere but if you are lucky you might find one in your area
Dazza34 Avatar2m, 6h agoFound 2 months, 6 hours ago11 Comments
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yesterday's technology at today's prices!!
kpmatthews
Sprograt
My Dad only paid £109 for this tablet 8 months ago from Argos. Cold from me.
the 16gb one is £109, is that one you mean?

No the 32GB version.
As soon as I get up to 88mph I'm off to buy one for £99!
I got this 12 months ago for £99 from Asda, not a good deal.
Sprograt
My Dad only paid £109 for this tablet 8 months ago from Argos. Cold from me.

the 16gb one is £109, is that one you mean?
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Google Nexus 7 2013 - 16GB £109.99 @ Argos

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This is the best value for money gadget I have ever had and still going strong 3 years later Enjoy searching the web and watching videos on the go with the Google Nexus 7 2013. This lightweight ta…
Dazza34 Avatar2m, 6h agoFound 2 months, 6 hours ago10 Comments
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I have had this for 3 years best tablet ever but now looking for a new one . which one is next can you help.
I'm typing from this very Nexus, but I paid £98 last year, so cold from me. In any case, still a great tablet!
Great tablet, got one but no way u can still charge this much for it:{
Cold as it's an old model and probably going end of support soon (if not already)
This tablet has been on sale from Argos for most of this year for £99.

Its a great tablet but Argos are taking liberties with this price. Cold for me.
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Nexus 7 32Gb £69.00 Asda

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Found in Swansea Asda. Seems like a pretty good price if your after a new one. They had a good few in store. Sure I've seen then in the others stores the same price too.
placidsheep Avatar5m, 5d agoFound 5 months, 5 days ago49 Comments
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chumsut
My 2013 version is a brick after latest update, won't load past the google page
Any advice welcome

I'd ask over at XDA click here someone else is bound to have had that issue.
My 2013 version is a brick after latest update, won't load past the google page
Any advice welcome
I found a nexus 7 2013 32GB in my local ASDA. priced at £197. lol. as you probably guessed i left it there :)
Anyone actually found these instore?
GotBass
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GotBass
I dont think this is hot?
Err...vote cold then?
Thanks for the tip!

You're welcome!
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Google Asus Nexus TV £49.99 @ Argos

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Bought one of these a couple of weeks ago for 69.99 they are great No 4k tho. Has only 8GB storage which is not expandable unless you connect a USB OTG device or adaptor Specs. Intel Quad cor…
willb2010 Avatar5m, 1w agoFound 5 months, 1 week ago54 Comments
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autocorrect FTW :D
tigger80
i had this, not good in my onion, cant be turned off, remote is poor, sluggish, games run very poorly, got a Nvidia Shield in Amazon Prime day and the difference is unbelievable, well worth the £100 i paid.
Sorry to hear it's not good in your onion. What's it like in your radish? :p
i had this, not good in my onion, cant be turned off, remote is poor, sluggish, games run very poorly, got a Nvidia Shield in Amazon Prime day and the difference is unbelievable, well worth the £100 i paid.
Ram on this can make it a little troublesome for Kodi but it is a great kit.
mikeypr
Is this any better than the Fire TV 2? and if so, for what reasons?


​The best is Nvidia shield tv with hdmi 2.0 and true 4k. Amazon box has only hdmi 1.4 so no true 4k @ 60hz
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Nexus 7 Asus Travel Case 80p @ Poundland

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Orange/red covers for asus nexus 7 (2013) at poundland (Hounslow high street)
incognitoiguana Avatar6m, 1w agoFound 6 months, 1 week ago7 Comments
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Bought one of these in the Comet closing down sale. Absolute steal at this price.
I've got one on my Nexus 7 right now, bought it cheap online. been putting up with it but it's pretty crap tbh. doesn't turn it on/off and flips open if you drop the tablet
I have no idea why it's 80p, the packaging was a bit battered but the cases were fine. And no, there's no magnetic switch on them.
what's the catch here. how is it 80p?
Do these have the on/off magnet?
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Google Nexus 7 Tablet (2013) 1920x1200, 2Gb Ram (Refurb) £79.99 - eBay @ Argos

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2013 later model Nexus 7 with 1920x1200 scree, 2Gb Ram and 16Gb storage. Still a decent spec tablet for the price. yes it's a refurb but a decent retailer and 12mth warranty
Uridium Avatar6m, 3w agoFound 6 months, 3 weeks ago34 Comments
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I just got one of these from Argos and it has a problem with the digitizer, it's randomly picking up pressed all over the place. As brilly said above I checked online and it seems to be a common problem, I'm sending mine back for a refund.

Ah the famous 'digitizer' doobrie whatchamacallit. Quite surprising that it's 'randomly picking up pressed all over the place'. If you mean the touchscreen is having problems then take it back and swap for another one.



Edited By: flimbo73 on Jul 23, 2016 20:47: .
I just got one of these from Argos and it has a problem with the digitizer, it's randomly picking up pressed all over the place. As brilly said above I checked online and it seems to be a common problem, I'm sending mine back for a refund.

Just something to bear in mind.


Edited By: fras23 on Jul 23, 2016 13:08
I find it odd that lots of things on ebay you can order delivered to your local Argos but this item you cannot and yet its Argos selling it!
Mine lasted for 2 and half years before it had some eMMC errors, apparently also quite a common problem.
had one, was good until it started having touchscreen issues which is apparently fairly common
iirc something to do with a weak connection inside
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Google Nexus 7 Tablet (2012) 32gb -(Refurb) £59.99 eBay @ Argos

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Asus google Nexus 7 32Gb Tablet Not the fastest tablet nowadays but decent value and on a par with the spec of other cheap tablets in this price range. 12mth warranty and a decent retailer
Uridium Avatar6m, 3w agoFound 6 months, 3 weeks ago13 Comments
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avoid...update ruined mine so I risked rooting it....fail. I use it as a keyboard cover now for the keyboard I bought as a nexus cover.
jona77
Not a bad price but buyers beware the last update for this tablet was lollipop and it made 2 of these I owned unusable as they virtually ground to a halt!

Yeah lollipop ruined my nexus 7, then my son dropped it and smashed it to pieces which didn't help
Just installed Cyanogenmod on my old N7. So much better than marshmallow. This thread reminded me about this so thanks all!!
Nice find and as others state runs well on Marshmallow custom Roms :)
I took my 2012 Nexus 7 back to kitkat and it still works great.

I followed this https://www.androidpit.com/how-to-downgrade-a-nexus to take it back to kitkat.

Edited By: Dave_dave69 on Jun 25, 2016 16:02
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Google Nexus 7 2013 - £99.99 @ Argos

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Argos have the Nexus 7 2013 for £99. From what I can see I think this the 2nd Gen version (I'm not 100%) Specs: Display: 7 inch screen.Resolution 1920 x 1200 pixels.IPS technology.Multi-touch s…
RunningSquid Avatar7m, 4w agoFound 7 months, 4 weeks ago22 Comments
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Heat. Dont really think you can get a better RELIABLE tablet for this price even if it is old
I really don't get people on here voting this cold. Yes, there are plenty of other tablets on here costing half the price but they are half the specs.

If you buy this tablet, you get the added benefit of instant updates unlike Acer, LG, Sony, Lenovo, Amazon, Samsung etc.

If you cant afford £100 then fair enough. On the other hand, pick one of these bad boys up 2nd hand or from CeX to get a warranty for roughly £60.
What's wrong with HDUK? This is still an excellent tablet and at £99 there's no competition.

One little advice: don't upgrade it to Marshmallow, stay with lollipop.

Been running MM on mine for a few months now. No problems at all. Much better battery life due to Doze.
Ooh should I return the Amazon Fire 7 Tablet and get this instead?
HUKD

Yes, this is waaaaaayyyyyy better.
Had one a month now and can't fault it.
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Google 7 inch 16GB Nexus Tablet (NVIDIA Tegra 3 Quad Core 1.2GHz Processsor, 1GB RAM, 16GB Memory, Wi-Fi, Android 4.1) £63.60 @ Amazon warehouse

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Just found the nexus 7 on deal with amazon warehouse, theres acceptable condition(£57.50), good condition(£60.30) and very good condition (£63.60)
08sam1 Avatar8m, 2d agoFound 8 months, 2 days ago4 Comments
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Masteryates
Awful tablet, 2013 version is the one to go for.


​if you can get hold of 2nd Gen fine. but at £60 you'd be hard pressed to find an equivalent 7" tablet with these soecs
Awful tablet, 2013 version is the one to go for.
lol i dont know how people bought so many so quickly that it expired
This looks like the 2012 model which became very sluggish as android got updated. There were workarounds to turn off features and hardware resets but a lot of people gave up on them. The 2013 version works fine.
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EE Tablet JAY £119.00 @ EE

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iPad look a like android tablet with brilliant specs. And it's 4G compatible. Comes with data and available on pay monthly plans.
ktbffh Avatar8m, 1w agoFound 8 months, 1 week ago5 Comments
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Not even full HD at this price oO not great, sorry op
http://www.engadget.com/2016/05/11/ee-jay-tablet/

Info here. Not impressed for 120 quid Tbh. Was hoping it would be good.
1ghz quad core... No detail of the ram... Only a 3800mah battery. I think there are better tablets out there for the money to be honest.
Seems pretty mediocre to me
Brilliant specs? Calm down
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Nexus 7 32GB 2013 Black from Argos with free click and collect £119.99

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Still a very capable tablet and a pure android experience with minimal bloat ware. http://www.argos.co.uk/static/Product/partNumber/1383661.htm
yomo5074 Avatar10m, 2w agoFound 10 months, 2 weeks ago21 Comments
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gardner1
shows as £129.99

4 months ago I posted this
shows as £129.99
4 hot votes... Looks like we have some trolls offsetting with cold votes though...
3 hot votes today!
My own deal? Yes.
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Nexus 7 16GB 2013 Black £99.99 from Argos with free click and collect and Argos's eBay Account

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New, boxed and unopened from Argos stores and Argos's eBay page. Still a very capable tablet and a pure android experience with minimal bloat ware. http://www.argos.co.uk/static/Product/partNumb…
yomo5074 Avatar10m, 2w agoFound 10 months, 2 weeks ago9 Comments
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A hot vote today!! Only 106 more hot votes to break even..
it's getting old but still worth every penny of £100.
[email protected] free
On paper, its a high price but its still a high quality product. I've bought around 4 or 5 of these now and to this day, they are all still being used and running quickly on 6.0.1.
solid but should be at least £89 , rather get the 32gb
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Nexus 7 2013 - 16GB at Argos.co.uk - £109.00

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This is mu first ever post ☺ I was looking to buy one of this as I missed out on Asda offer for £100 that was posted before. It is 129 @amazon. I already update mine to android 6.1. For those who
pavlo15 Avatar1y, 2w agoFound 1 year, 2 weeks ago24 Comments
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I got one of two new 32gb Nexus 7s for 129 on the ebay outlet a couple of days ago and they went in an hour so I'm assuming this is a decent price.

People who keep saying they'll wait for the price to drop need to be careful. It may do, but on the other hand they're not being made anymore and at some point they really will be sold out. The 2016 version is rumoured to be out in May so I suspect if retailers have any inside info they'll be getting them out now.

If you're not that bothered either way then wait, but if you really want a new one and wait too long you might find you've been too clever for your own good.
LOUGHBORO GUY
Has it got a camera ?


​yes front and rear camera
funkymartyn
my 3 year old nexus is so slow, seemed to get worse after installing kit Kat. I have removed everything on It I don't really use..still slow.., rebooted, etc, still not very good....,if since bought a samsung 9.6, ...very smooth £112... But it would be nice to get the nexus back to how it was.....,
http://www.howtogeek.com/164106/why-is-my-nexus-7-so-slow-8-ways-to-speed-it-up-again/

Concentrate on the clear cache bit- it speeds up my Nexus very well.
been this price for a while

got mine for 79 @ asda and thought was good until i had to return it for touchscreen issues (which seen fairly common)
This has been cheaper quite a few times in Argos and defo will be reduced again in the next few weeks.
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Official Asus Google Versa Sleeve for 7" Tablet 99p Store Collection or £5.99 Delivered @ Hughes

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The Asus Versa Sleeve turns your 7" tablet into an even more capable and portable device. Soft and yet durable the materials automatically gives your tablet flexibility, protection and stability insta…
cbr6fx Avatar1y, 2w agoFound 1 year, 2 weeks ago3 Comments
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Okay :)
slamtheworld
Says £20 am I missing something?

I posted this 3 weeks ago when it was 99p but it has now gone back up to £19.99 this needs to be marked as expired

Edited By: cbr6fx on Feb 02, 2016 21:37: .
Says £20 am I missing something?
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Nexus 7 2013 £99.00 @ Argos

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Great tablet for £100
lukefez Avatar1y, 1m agoFound 1 year, 1 month ago1 Comment
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Don't understand the lack of heat here? I know same deal was posted a few weeks back, but since then it did go back up to £109.99 and has since reduced in price again. Great for anyone who missed the previous deal.

Heat from me.....
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Google/Asus Nexus Player £59.99 inc delivery @ Ebuyer

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For those not familiar this is the Chromecasts big brother basically Chromecast meets Apple TV. It supports casting but also runs Android apps and has a proper remote which supports voice control. A…
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angelking
What can this do that the chinese versions don't. What is the advantage of these over those ones which retail at around £40 delivered.
I don't really know the Chinese ones of which you speak but it is probably like comparing a Google Nexus phone to a cheap unbranded chinese handset. they both probably run Android but the Nexus will have Better hardware, much better software, better support, less bugs, software updates and crucially this has an official Google app store with at least 600 apps designed specifically for Android TV. https://www.android.com/intl/en_uk/tv/ and supports casting as well.
600 apps?
Ive got several Android boxes (Running Full beefed up Kodi) and although they seem to work faultlessly - its only when you run the same setup on the Nexus TV device that you become aware of what you are missing out on X)

Is it worth twice the price - hard to say - its all about the individuals budget. Think cars with 2ltr engine compared to a 1.6. Both will get you to your destination - but at speed one is a bit more refined :p
cRuNcHiE
angelking
What can this do that the chinese versions don't. What is the advantage of these over those ones which retail at around £40 delivered.


Main advantage would be better support as its a nexus device.

That plus I believe it's one of the only android devices that supports display frequency switching for correct playback of films.

Fire tv doesn't do this (yet)



Ah, I had no idea about the frequency switch. I'm running kodi on a pc at the moment but wanted to switch to an Android device but I want it to automatically switch to the correct hz for the film.
leedsyra
Grohller
"If" you only need it for Kodi and Youtube/Vevo/Netflix I'd say a firestick or cheapy chinese android box is sufficient... Nexus just has the glitzy front end and a bit more umph under the bonnet...


​i wouldnt recommend a firestick for kodi. They are way too underpowered from my experience with them. i would go with an android box or even a cheap table and stream to the tv (assuming your tv is smart)


​never had a problem with firesticks and kodi just put a light build on or just the repositorys you want
Grohller
"If" you only need it for Kodi and Youtube/Vevo/Netflix I'd say a firestick or cheapy chinese android box is sufficient... Nexus just has the glitzy front end and a bit more umph under the bonnet...


​i wouldnt recommend a firestick for kodi. They are way too underpowered from my experience with them. i would go with an android box or even a cheap table and stream to the tv (assuming your tv is smart)
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Nexus 7 2013 32GB £79.00 @ Asda instore.

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Asda are selling the Nexus 7 2013 32gb edition for £79, saw it this morning in the Swansea, llansamlet branch, they had loads behind the counter.
swanseajack Avatar1y, 1m agoFound 1 year, 1 month ago72 Comments
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I second this.
Mine is 3 years old and still decent in both battery and speed.
esudl
none in Brighton


​Was about to go look for one! I'm still angry my 2012 one has stopped working fully
wdh
annhow
Nice deal, heat added.
2013 model is still very capable and has a lovely screen.
Except that this deal is for the 2012 --- NOT --- the "still very capable" 2013 version.
The thread title and opening post have not been corrected (yet).

Oh well, no harm done ;)
annhow
Nice deal, heat added.
2013 model is still very capable and has a lovely screen.
Except that this deal is for the 2012 --- NOT --- the "still very capable" 2013 version.
The thread title and opening post have not been corrected (yet).
Deals like this clearly show that loads of people read the title and vote. Even sometimes comment.
However looking into the comments the deal is actually something like this - 1 Asda store in Swansea had them and they are the 2012 model.

The daile deal email will go out with the hot deals of the day and this will be top of the list!
Ridiculous
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Google Nexus 7 2013 - 16GB Only £97.99 at Argos

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Great price for a decent tablet. 5 Star reviews. Google Nexus 7 2013 - 16GB. Enjoy surfing the web and watching videos on the go with the Google Nexus 7 2013. This lightweight tablet has a 7-…
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fishmaster
NAND speed matters and will matter more and more in the future, so the removal of much slower performance hindering SD cards is a natural and needed move.
What?!
They are not mutually exclusive. You can have a nice fast 32GB NAND and an SD slot with no issues - and then store your photos, videos, music and all your other content there with absolutely no issue!! Best of both worlds.
As for the tablet, difficult to recommend costing £99 at this point - there are other newer tablets around which have moved everything on a bit since this came out over two years ago.
With the current mobile OSs we're borderline, but it will definitely matter and that's the reason Samsung didn't opt for removable storage with the S6 as the UFS 2.0 NAND storage is so much faster than on any other device including the iPhone 6S which uses NVMe interface. It's a real consideration and already being opted in on many devices. A very good thing I think. The cross read/write does introduce lag problems. The main issue is the size of the internal NAND, although that's going to get bigger and faster with time.
The point here is that it does matter and it's not a bad thing that removable storage is being removed, as long as the internal storage sizes get cheaper and bigger, this will happen. In 5 years time it will be normal to see 512GB/1TB on mobile devices if not larger. I'm definitely all for the removal of removable storage :)
You're still wrong for the reasons tickedon gave. They're not mutually exclusive. I suspect that Samsung removed the micro SD slot from the S6 to benefit the networks. The more content people have to stream while on expensive mobile data rather than download while on cheaper fixed line broadband is better for the networks bottoms line. If you make a phone the networks like then you'll get bigger displays in stores etc in return.
You suspect wrong, I explained the reason why. You conjecture is tantamount to conspiracy theory and a pure assumption.
You didn't explain anything. You offered a really poor reason for Samsung dropping a microSD slot (because the onboard memory is so quick) and then said having a microSD in addition would introduce lag issues. Which of course is complete rubbish. The onboard storage may well be quicker but a microSD slot is about capacity so speed is not a reason to remove it. When it comes to 'cross read/write' I'm not even sure what you mean by that, how often do you think the phone reads from microSD to write to onboard SSD? Pretty much never? The same for the reverse. You seemed to have missed the point of a microSD card. It's used mainly for pictures, movies and tv, music and ebooks. About the only time it may cause lag is when someone loads the gallery for the first time and scrolls through quickly. This is when it needs to cache the thumbnails for the pictures to memory.
So I'm going to stick with my assumption which I explained is based on sensible capitalist reasoning rather than yours which is based on unsound knowledge of technology.
The only other reason I can think of (and this is the least likely) is that it would have been too hard to make the edge version of the s6 with a removable back, battery and microSD card and they didn't want the standard s6 to have more features than the flagship.
Looking at HTC for example, their HTC One M7 didn't have a microSD slot. Everyone said it was on a par with an iPhone in terms of looks and design and reviews raved about it. However it didn't have a microSD slot and didn't sell; so for the M8 the microSD was back and it exists in the M9.
Nope I know what I'm talking about, go research it instead of getting worked up :) You obviously haven't researched it, I haven't offered conjecture I've offered the reason why Samsung dropped the MicroSD card which is stated in many reviews of the S6. You made an assumption which is wrong and you don't accept that your assumption could be wrong instead of the actual real world reason. I don't have anymore reason to debate it with you as you can't debate with someone that doesn't accept facts and works on assumption.http://blog.gsmarena.com/samsung-galaxy-s6-storage-performance-test/
"We also put the microSD slot to test, using the fastest microSD card we had around – a Transcend Premium 300x microSDHC UHS-1 Class 10 16GB. We tested the microSD read/write performance on both the Galaxy S5 and Galaxy Note 4. This should give you the idea of the performance drop you get when apps are accessing the microSD card instead of the fast internal storage."
I can give you tens of reviews and expert opinion that states that as fact. Fact wins everytime over assumption.
Stumbled across this when searching for something else. Funny they don't seem to be worried about microSD cards affecting performance now. 8)

They care about sales, it was apparent that the S6 didn't sell as well for Samsung because of the lack of expandable storage so that's why the S7 has expandable albeit much slower storage than the internal NAND.
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tickedon
fishmaster
NAND speed matters and will matter more and more in the future, so the removal of much slower performance hindering SD cards is a natural and needed move.
What?!
They are not mutually exclusive. You can have a nice fast 32GB NAND and an SD slot with no issues - and then store your photos, videos, music and all your other content there with absolutely no issue!! Best of both worlds.
As for the tablet, difficult to recommend costing £99 at this point - there are other newer tablets around which have moved everything on a bit since this came out over two years ago.
With the current mobile OSs we're borderline, but it will definitely matter and that's the reason Samsung didn't opt for removable storage with the S6 as the UFS 2.0 NAND storage is so much faster than on any other device including the iPhone 6S which uses NVMe interface. It's a real consideration and already being opted in on many devices. A very good thing I think. The cross read/write does introduce lag problems. The main issue is the size of the internal NAND, although that's going to get bigger and faster with time.
The point here is that it does matter and it's not a bad thing that removable storage is being removed, as long as the internal storage sizes get cheaper and bigger, this will happen. In 5 years time it will be normal to see 512GB/1TB on mobile devices if not larger. I'm definitely all for the removal of removable storage :)
You're still wrong for the reasons tickedon gave. They're not mutually exclusive. I suspect that Samsung removed the micro SD slot from the S6 to benefit the networks. The more content people have to stream while on expensive mobile data rather than download while on cheaper fixed line broadband is better for the networks bottoms line. If you make a phone the networks like then you'll get bigger displays in stores etc in return.
You suspect wrong, I explained the reason why. You conjecture is tantamount to conspiracy theory and a pure assumption.
You didn't explain anything. You offered a really poor reason for Samsung dropping a microSD slot (because the onboard memory is so quick) and then said having a microSD in addition would introduce lag issues. Which of course is complete rubbish. The onboard storage may well be quicker but a microSD slot is about capacity so speed is not a reason to remove it. When it comes to 'cross read/write' I'm not even sure what you mean by that, how often do you think the phone reads from microSD to write to onboard SSD? Pretty much never? The same for the reverse. You seemed to have missed the point of a microSD card. It's used mainly for pictures, movies and tv, music and ebooks. About the only time it may cause lag is when someone loads the gallery for the first time and scrolls through quickly. This is when it needs to cache the thumbnails for the pictures to memory.
So I'm going to stick with my assumption which I explained is based on sensible capitalist reasoning rather than yours which is based on unsound knowledge of technology.
The only other reason I can think of (and this is the least likely) is that it would have been too hard to make the edge version of the s6 with a removable back, battery and microSD card and they didn't want the standard s6 to have more features than the flagship.
Looking at HTC for example, their HTC One M7 didn't have a microSD slot. Everyone said it was on a par with an iPhone in terms of looks and design and reviews raved about it. However it didn't have a microSD slot and didn't sell; so for the M8 the microSD was back and it exists in the M9.
Nope I know what I'm talking about, go research it instead of getting worked up :) You obviously haven't researched it, I haven't offered conjecture I've offered the reason why Samsung dropped the MicroSD card which is stated in many reviews of the S6. You made an assumption which is wrong and you don't accept that your assumption could be wrong instead of the actual real world reason. I don't have anymore reason to debate it with you as you can't debate with someone that doesn't accept facts and works on assumption.http://blog.gsmarena.com/samsung-galaxy-s6-storage-performance-test/
"We also put the microSD slot to test, using the fastest microSD card we had around – a Transcend Premium 300x microSDHC UHS-1 Class 10 16GB. We tested the microSD read/write performance on both the Galaxy S5 and Galaxy Note 4. This should give you the idea of the performance drop you get when apps are accessing the microSD card instead of the fast internal storage."
I can give you tens of reviews and expert opinion that states that as fact. Fact wins everytime over assumption.

Stumbled across this when searching for something else. Funny they don't seem to be worried about microSD cards affecting performance now. 8)
Google Nexus 7 2016 Rumors: Release Date Expected Soon As Nexus 7 (2013) Price Gets Massively Discounted
http://www.ibtimes.com/google-nexus-7-2016-rumors-release-date-expected-soon-nexus-7-2013-price-gets-2219186
Annoying that the 2012 version isn't getting Marshmallow. Running a bit sluggish these days.
Android Marshmallow 6.0.1 released days ago and it already has it.
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Official Google Nexus 7 Sleeve - from £0.27 YELLOW/GREY/BLACK @ Expansys.com

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Sort listings page by price low to high. All colours available at prices between £0.36 and £0.96. Loads of stock available. Can confirm these are genuine Google Nexus 7 (2013) sleeves and are fantast…
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No more free delivery option unfortunately.
The two red ones i ordered came as luminous orange. Still great for the price.
BRILL!!! The free delivery is back on and the prices have dropped even further. I ordered 3 last time and loved them, just ordered 6 more. Going to give some as presents, use some to tidy the clutter in my handbag and 1 for a pencil case. (I dont have a 7" tablet but these are great quality and great value; i cant resist. Just wish they did 10" tablet covers at these prices) :D
Very nice, I got the yellow one ;)
Just got it and OMG its amazing.
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Google Nexus 7 2013 - 16GB £100.00 @ Argos

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I think this is a pretty good deal for a tablet of this quality from Google. It has a decent resolution and good battery life. Its quad core and 2GB of RAM. This can compete with any entry le…
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blammo
EazyDuz
Mine charged slowly after 2 years, you pay for the brand.
It took 2 years to charge?
Reading comprehension not even once
Hi Yoda!


​urine eejot
Im pretty sure this was 70 and something today in Asda Gateshead.
EazyDuz
blammo
EazyDuz
Mine charged slowly after 2 years, you pay for the brand.
It took 2 years to charge?
Reading comprehension not even once
Hi Yoda!
I signed up for Quidco & Bespoke Offers for this (thanks for the tip, vassy201187!) and accepted the offer of £87.82 on Friday at 20:00. £13.16 cashback tracked at 20:50. Delivered on Sat at 16:30. I was expecting another week or so for delivery with this being a bank holiday weekend.
Used Argos link on Bespoke offers. Got for £87.30 with £13.10 Quidco tracked. Ordered at 09:10 Friday, delivered 20:00 Friday, from Argos!
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Bought mine recently from Argos for £109.99 (+£10 voucher) which I thought was a good deal, but just noticed it cheaper here when looking for a case. £79.00 for the 2013 nexus 7 and then £6.00 for
Marwo Avatar1y, 5m agoFound 1 year, 5 months ago113 Comments
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mine only went back a few days ago as UPS cocked up a few times.

I upgraded mine and then factory reset it. do you think it would cause an issue for a refund that I OTA upgraded it?
Refunded today also
Thanks mate.
Deal_HUNT3R
dataload
Deal_HUNT3R
dataload
still no refund, they have now had it for 5 days
longest I've ever had to wait for a refund
Thanks for the update - they really are an appalling store.
had a "credit note" email today, refund is for the full amount including postage
it has yet to appear in my bank account but looks like it's finally getting done
Result. Can you tell me the date you sent the item back?
if I remember correctly it was collected on Friday 14th and arrived there early on Tuesday 18th, with the first sign of a refund being processed today Tuesday 25th
dataload
Deal_HUNT3R
dataload
still no refund, they have now had it for 5 days
longest I've ever had to wait for a refund
Thanks for the update - they really are an appalling store.
had a "credit note" email today, refund is for the full amount including postage
it has yet to appear in my bank account but looks like it's finally getting done

Result. Can you tell me the date you sent the item back?
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Nexus 7 (2013) 16GB £99.00 / 32GB £137 at Asda

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I was shopping yesterday at Asda Roehampton and noticed several electronic products with a reduced price tag, including Nexus 7 16GB (2013) for £99, and the 32GB version for £137. Good price for tho…
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Is this still valid? can't find anything.
Nope. 16GB is £167 at present
Is this still valid? can't find anything.
v5535
I got 32gb Nexus but is it really worth it .. ?. Support will stop soon and newer ones £50 more.


could you please expand on "support will stop". as in no more android updates?
I got 32gb Nexus but is it really worth it .. ?. Support will stop soon and newer ones £50 more.
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Wouldn't touch these with a barge pole now. I have one which bricked following the Android 5.0.2. update and after Googling the issue discovered that the same has been happening to 100s if not 1000s of Nexus 7's. https://productforums.google.com/forum/#!searchin/en/nexus$207$20bricked%7Csort:relevance

Nexus 7 2013 is on 5.1.1 now.
fishmaster
zpider242
Wouldn't touch these with a barge pole now. I have one which bricked following the Android 5.0.2. update and after Googling the issue discovered that the same has been happening to 100s if not 1000s of Nexus 7's. https://productforums.google.com/forum/#!searchin/en/nexus$207$20bricked%7Csort:relevance

Nexus 7 2013 is on 5.1.1 now.


Same here, no issues really.
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Asus Nexus 7 2013 32GB Model Save ££s Just £115.99 instore @ Staples

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Great deal in Staples today on a 32GB model, £25 cheaper than the Argos deal that's over 500 degrees atm. Check your local if in stock, national according to the manager.
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Its the older 1GB model, Argos is the newer 2GB.
Good if you can get it...
Just phoned Exeter branch, £143.99 so not national I'm afraid.
going to be -500 the way it's going ha ha
XD the bit about it being over 500 degrees... Clearly not begging for heat ;)



Voted hot.
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Google Nexus 7 2013 - 32GB - Free C + C / Free Delivery £139.99 @ Argos

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Save £60 on this fantastic tablet and you get a £10 voucher to spend on a future purchase Enjoy surfing the web and watching videos on the go with the Google Nexus 7 2013. This lightweight tablet h…
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Good deal OP :)

For those looking for one in Essex or any Staples stores with stock, THIS COULD BE THE BEST DEAL YET FOR 32GB NEXUS 7.
Interesting..... :D
Got one yesterday. Very nippy. Lollipop doesn't seem much of an upgrade. Just not sure what I'll use it for. I still reach for my lg g2 or laptop.
Any recommendations on cases/accessories for this tablet? Many thanks
This is still a great tablet one of the best I would get it in a heartbeat if I didn't already have a z3 tablet with 4g.

Id pick the nexus over memo and Samsung..

As for software there are well established rom for this over at xdaforums forum as it's a nexus it's easy to flash
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Google Nexus 7 32gb, refurbished, £49.99 @ RDC eBay, same price as refurb Hudl 1

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Ok, a Google Nexus 7, with 32gb, with the nice screen, with all those spangly extras like, updates to newer versions of Android!!! Hell, you can even run Ubuntu on them. 1) Same price as a refurb H…
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Thanks Awaken...I will definitely try this (none of the quick fixes like clearing the caches) worked for very long.
Don't like it, go back to kitkat, still superior to a hudl....

http://www.gottabemobile.com/2015/01/30/how-to-downgrade-android-5-0/
ah...the last Asus product I will ever own. They remotely destroyed its usability with Lollipop. Should never have been released for it. What do they expect me to do? But another Asus product to replace it?
marcimark
never understood the refurb market, what do they do reset it, give a wipe down and sell it on.

Pretty much. Test it mostly.

bytemaster
2012 model, absolute disaster with Lollipop.

At least it HAS lollipop - which the hudl ain't ever getting :) Kinda moot point then I think? Stick ubuntu on instead :)
never understood the refurb market, what do they do reset it, give a wipe down and sell it on.
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Nook HD+ Tablet, 9" 1080p IPS display, 1gb ram, OMAP 1.5ghz DC CPU, 16gb storage +SD slot, Android 4, Cyanogenmod to 5, £70.95 refurb @ Morgan Computers on eBay £68.50

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Bored of seeing all the Hudl deals around, so posting an alternative. Cracking price on a refurb Nook HD+ - Large, top notch, 9 inch IPS screen - Excellent build quality - Fast CPU, a gig of r…
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Boyee
That screen is so annoying I've stopped using it!
In what way? The screen is great to my eyes
The unlock probkem, not the quality
fossman
Why do people rave about the Hudl 2? My daughter has one and it takes about 6 hours to charge up and then the battery only lasts about 3 hours.
I compared the charging time to my Nook HD, I put them both on charge at the same time, after 2 hours my Nook was at 93% and the Hudl 2 was at 35%.
Then you obviously have a faulty hudl
Why do people rave about the Hudl 2? My daughter has one and it takes about 6 hours to charge up and then the battery only lasts about 3 hours.

I compared the charging time to my Nook HD, I put them both on charge at the same time, after 2 hours my Nook was at 93% and the Hudl 2 was at 35%.
We run one of these as the 'family tablet' great for my 7 year old to potter on and wife & I use it as a tV with Amazon prime in Kitchen as well as movies when camping.

Love the separate profiles so can easily limit who gets to see/do what and the screen is good quality. It is slow for internet compared to others but its a great spare or young kids tablet

Son has Hudl2 (Which caused us no end of problems as wouldnt turn on - even after they 'fixed it' but this has been reliable throughout its use.
No, it isn't. That's why I posted this, sick of seeing Hudl deals here comparing them with proper branded tablets, with updates and/or a dev community.

Hudl 2 has double ram, much better processor higher res screen. It is a much better tablet. Fact.
Nook isn't a recognised brand nothing like. We are not talking ipad, Lg or Samsung here. Most people won't want to mod or tinker. 99% of people that is. I have used custom android roms on phones and tablets and they are always unstable compared to stock. It not a bad tablet and its not a bad price but its hardly a deal.

Edited By: alera on Apr 29, 2015 15:04
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Argos - Google Nexus 7 (2013) 32 gb £149.99 + £10 voucher when you buy

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Google Nexus 7 tablet 32gb 2013 model Only £149.99 Can then claim a £10 voucher for spending over £100
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Dead spots on screen... :(
These are no longer being manufactured so if you're after one better be quick. Superb tablet, I bought it when it released for 220 still works perfectly today.
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TiptreeJam
Great price for new as refurbs are not much lower than this. Pity Google messed up the Android Lollipop update big time. I have family and friends who are looking to move away from Android to Apple or Microsoft now.
Know anyone complaining Bluetooth was better before Lollipop? That's the only prob I have now that I don't think i had before Android 5.
pedrothefish
I would never buy another nexus after they shafted my nexus 2012 I've cleared cache, factory reset etc etc and it still crashes. stops and freezes
Do what pureMAD4 did. Root it and put a non-standard ROM on it. Of course you'll have to do some reading first. You'll read a lot that says it's complex and risky but things have evolved and it's simpler these days... And your Nex is already broke so...
Lollipop 5.1 wont load on a rooted Nexus 7
DWE
Still a good tablet, good price for 32gb version. Probably best to delay updating to Android 5 though, until it is more stable.

Latest Lollipop runs without issues on this device (I have 3) the only machine that had issues was the 2012 version
I've voted this hot because I bought it on Saturday. Been after one of these for a while since my 2012 nexus was knackered by the update. Very pleased with this tablet (loving sending showbox through the chromecast)
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These were great back in 2013 but now at this price it's hard to offer it heat when you look at some of the competition, especially when you consider this could be going up to 2 years old now and a refurb.

There's a few key differences though. This will receive Android updates where as many other tablets won't and all of the tablets that you linked to are Windows tablets, so they have a totally different set of apps and I know from owning one myself that their battery life isn't anywhere near as good as the Nexus 7's.

Is the Nexus 7 worth this price now? No. It's been much cheaper recently. This isn't a hot deal.

Edited By: soza on Mar 25, 2015 22:38: Clarification
These were great back in 2013 but now at this price it's hard to offer it heat when you look at some of the competition, especially when you consider this could be going up to 2 years old now and a refurb.

http://www.hotukdeals.com/deals/venue-8-pro-3845-full-windows-8-1-atom-quadcore-1-gb-ram-with-50-voucher-68-78-delivered-2168513
http://www.hotukdeals.com/deals/hp-stream-7-tablet-voucher-for-49-99-with-code-microsoft-store-new-code-2170703
http://www.hotukdeals.com/deals/dell-venue-pro-8-tablet-1-year-office-365-personal-70-80-delivered-amazon-de-2166352

Yes I know those are all windows tablets but when you consider the access to Steam and the various Bundle sites windows tablets seem to make just as much if not more sense when you consider that £2 of games often can be anything from 6 - 12 games.
Cold. Argos had the 32GB version for less than this a few weeks ago
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LOGIK 7" Google Nexus 7 2013 Starter Kit £0.97 @ PCWorld

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Help to keep your 7” Google Nexus 7 2013 safe and secure with the Logik LN72SK13 Google Nexus Starter Kit. A convenient kit This starter kit comes with a case, screen protector and a one-piece s…
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i freed my nexus 7 of the such shackles a while ago now and haven't looked back. it's gained only one tiny 5mm scratch, gorilla glass is truly a marvel.

it feels SO much better to hold, great device - so svelte and tactile, its a shame to encase it in something.
plewis00
I had this as well but ended up switching to the genuine Asus product which was cheap online - there's a company that sells 2 for £3.99 delivered which is a bargain.
All said, I paid £3.49 for this bundle about 6 months ago and it was worth the money back then so is a real steal now; obviously the fact the tablet is being discontinued probably accounts for the price drop.


Could you give a link please. I would be interested.
UZOR
didn't know there was a nexus 2.
fixed
didn't know there was a nexus 2.
Got one of these a while back. Really horrible case but worth 97p for the screen protector.
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Nexus 7 2013 16GB £129.00 Tesco Online order

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Having ordered one for next day pick up I thought someone else might be interested. This is a good price at the minute for an available Tablet not some ghost mark up by curry's or PC World! I have ha…
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I agree but at the minute this is the best I can find available, I got my 32Gb a year ago for £199 but now on Amazon they are up to £239 crazy really.

I got a 3G 32Gb one back in 2012, the insane thing is it's still better and more reliable (e.g. not resetting itself at random) than my wifes new Kindle Fire HD. The Nexus is also easy to repair, I've had to replace the speakers on mine after my daughter dunked it in her cereal and it took all of 5 mins and £7!
BTW - very happy with my nexus 7 (2013). Bought it from Staples for £99 to replace my trusty BB Playbook whose screen died on me.

The only negative is the 16GB memory compared to the 64GB on the Playbook.
denwyn
Should I upgrade this to Lollipop......or leave it on Kit Kat. Someone I work with upgraded his 32 gb mk1 nexus to Lollipop and it's so jumpy and unreliable now. Does this apply to mk 2
DON'T upgrade to Lollipop if you use the android email ap to retrieve Microsoft exchange emails.

Lollipop kills the stock email ap and migrates you without choice to Gmail. I find it not very good for Exchange email.
I have 5.02 lollipop and is pretty stable so far, might be an idea to force the image down again in case there was a glitch in the install.
Should I upgrade this to Lollipop......or leave it on Kit Kat. Someone I work with upgraded his 32 gb mk1 nexus to Lollipop and it's so jumpy and unreliable now. Does this apply to mk 2
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Nexus 7 2012 case various colours 99p @ eBay / e4Deal_uk

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Been looking for cheap Nexus 7 2012 case for a while and found this on ebay. 99p each or buy 2 get 1 free. 4 colours left - White, Brown, Purple and Pink. Ordered on Sat night and arrived on Wed.
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great just received mine and I wasn't aware it was coming with a screen protector and stylus so all in all not bad for 99p! Thanks for posting op
Great price!
Thanks ordered would have been nice if there were more colours though.
Great price, thanks for posting OP.
Is the iPad picture a joke ?
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Android 5.0.2 update for Nexus 7 2012 &2013 - 3G available now

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The android 5.0.2 update is available now for the Nexus 7 2012&2013 - Mobile version I was just about to update using the factory image when I noticed that I had a notification saying that the 5.0.…
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I have seen this link posted before about reinstalling too http://www.wugfresh.com/nrt/
colindglen
google need to fix it

https://developers.google.com/android/nexus/images

you can get the kitkat image from the above link and flash it, just make sure you save all your data before
google need to fix it
beware as WiFi upgrade is not great on Nexus 2012
gerrymig
dante2000
just wondering, why are people voting this cold? :)

Because it's just a software upgrade .. not really a freebie as such

how would you describe a freebie?:)
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Nexus 7 2013 16Gb ex demo £49.91 @ PC World

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Seen these in a couple of branches of PC World so looks like a national offer rather than store specific. The one I bought had no charger (any 2 amp USB charger will work) but did include USB cable, m…
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I purchased the last one of these from the PC World in Culverhouse Cross, Cardiff. It was priced up at 99.97 but was in 50% clearance so I got it for £50 as well (£49.98 I think)

It was still sealed in it's box but wasn't an ex-demo device like this deal.

Much credit to the extremely helpful staff at the store 8)
Hey, not sure if anyone's still watching this thread but Currys in Stockport should have two 16GB left; I just got one today, they had three in the storeroom..

Great deal!
ccs_digital
Didn't even realise it had wireless charging until looking at a review on YouTube. Charges fine with the noname QI charger I use with my Note 3, but more slowly than by USB.

Also didn't realise it has a notification light! Just did a double take at a spooky white flashing out of the corner of my eye until I realised what is was....
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horace
No sign of Lollipop as yet. Is it just a question of waiting for the notification (my Nexus reports that it is up to date at 4.4.4) or will I have to flash it myself?
I so want a wireless charger (no idea why, just seems a very cool idea).
I was surprised it didn't update beyond 4.4.4 too, no idea why but eventually resorted to doing it manually - pretty straightforward using Unified Android Toolkit from Skipsoft as detailed elsewhere on this thread. Worth the effort, Lollipop is sweet ;)
Didn't even realise it had wireless charging until looking at a review on YouTube. Charges fine with the noname QI charger I use with my Note 3, but more slowly than by USB.[/quot
ccs_digital
[quote=horace] No sign of Lollipop as yet. Is it just a question of waiting for the notification (my Nexus reports that it is up to date at 4.4.4) or will I have to flash it myself?
I so want a wireless charger (no idea why, just seems a very cool idea).
I was surprised it didn't update beyond 4.4.4 too, no idea why but eventually resorted to doing it manually - pretty straightforward using Unified Android Toolkit from Skipsoft as detailed elsewhere on this thread. Worth the effort, Lollipop is sweet ;)
Didn't even realise it had wireless charging until looking at a review on YouTube. Charges fine with the noname QI charger I use with my Note 3, but more slowly than by USB.
Thanks - I'll check out the toolkit.
If I have this right, the difference between an OTA update and a manual flash is that the latter wipes the Nexus completely? That being the case, would I have to reinstall all my apps manually or does the toolkit allow for a full backup and restore along with the new OS?
Cheers.

I know this thread is getting on a bit now, but I've answered my own question and thought I'd share:

Having become bored with stabbing the 'Check for Update' button, I decided to do a factory reset last night.

Hey presto - I got the 5.02 update immediately.

Not saying it will definitely work for you, but it did for me.

And Lollipop is sweet and smooth - no issues so far.
Went to the Newport road, Cardiff branch and they said that curry's/PC world don't sell ex demo items as they need to get sent back to the manufacturers. :(

Edited By: danjford on Jan 19, 2015 12:11