iPad mini or Nexus 7

Discussion in 'iPad Mini Forum' started by marcandsebe, Nov 25, 2012.

  1. marcandsebe

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    I am thinking of buying an iPad mini, but on every page on this site, the Nexus 7 is advertised for sale. If an iPad mini was plastered all over an Android forum site, I wonder what the users of that site would think? If the Nexus 7 is posted for sale here, is it any good? Should I be jumping ship and moving over to Android? I have even hit the buy it now by mistake a few times.
     
  2. AQ_OC

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    The nexus 7 is very good and so is the mini. I have both. Way more apps for the mini, though.

    Also, you will never find better support than you can get from apple. Google/asus are no match. The apple device will have have resell value next year when the mini with retina display (rumor) is released.
     
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  3. MattIM

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    Hi mercandsebe, I'm a little off topic, but have you tried the IPF app? Some ads and very easy to use.
     
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    Unfortunately we have no control over the non sponsored ads shown on our website. This is part of doing business with google search. I will however bring it to the attention of the owners. The ads do change regularly


    Sent from my iPhone 5 using Tapatalk in Australia
     
  5. Bolka

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    I have them both and to me the ipad mini is like a small ipad whereas the nexus 7 is like a big phone.
     
  6. Chantelle310

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    I went for the nexus 7 myself as I wanted to have a little try with android as I already have a 3rd Gen iPad and an iPhone. Can't recommend it any more as I think it's a fantastic device. Most important thing I made sure to do was to NOT compare it to the iPad. There are things that I feel are better than an iPad but also many things I feel I love about apple products that I miss from the nexus. The main selling point for me was the size and price of the nexus. Had the iPad mini had a retina display I'd of bough one straight away. I feel the nexus will be a perfect product for me to tide me over until we hopefully see a retina display iPad mini. Hope this helps.
     
  7. Justinian

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    I had to choose between the Nexus 7 and the iPad Mini as a Christmas gift, and after handling both devices, I chose the iPad Mini, even though it costs more. I liked the slim, light feel of the iPad Mini and the somewhat larger screen display. Retina display would be nice to have but for my purposes, it does not matter too much. There are trade offs with both devices. Another important factor is that I also have an iPhone 4s, so I am very familiar and comfortable with the Apple ecosystem and wanted to share apps between the two devices. And as others have said, there are way more apps for the Mini than for the Nexus. Bottom line: try to handle both devices and see which one meets your needs.
     
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    I have had both, and I returned the Nexus. The mini just has more apps and features I use.
     
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    It's not a Nexus, but I have the Kindle Fire and while it is a specialized Android, it left me unimpressed with Android and the Google market. So ipad mini it was for me.
     
  10. Chantelle310

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    How is the web browsing on that? Thinking of getting my mum one for Christmas as she already has a regular kindle. She would only use it for VERY light web browsing and reading.
     

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