What Tablet would you guys suggest for a 17 year old for light use?

Discussion in 'Mobile Computing' started by jordan12, Nov 9, 2012.

  1. jordan12

    jordan12 [H]ardForum Junkie

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    She likes to browse the web, and email, and listen to music.

    So something android maybe. But I dont want some tablet with a crap screen either.

    Something in the 150 range?
     
  2. eqtitan

    eqtitan [H]ard|Gawd

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    Splurge and get the Google Nexus 7

    Price: $199.99 +tax

    Good screen, great features, light weight yet durable. Plus since it is a Google device it has a much better chance of receiving most if not all future OS upgrades versus other tablet that you have to wait and see if the manufacturer will release updates.
     
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    Steelgrave Limp Gawd

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    I'll 2nd the Nexus 7. Couple guys I work with have them and they seem really nice.
     
  4. CEpeep

    CEpeep [H]ardness Supreme

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    Nexus 7 if you want a great Android experience with no work. If you don't mind flashing a new ROM, you can get a Kindle Fire or Nook Tablet used for about $100 that will work well too. If you want a 10" tablet, you can get a used iPad 1 for about $150 or a Tegra 2 tablet (there are quite a few to choose from) for about the same.
     
  5. Pylon

    Pylon [H]ard|Gawd

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    Nexus 7. At that price range, no question.
     
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    Nexus 7 if you want a 7"... otherwise an older generation iPad? Dunno if you can get the iPad 1 for that cost but if you could it'd be a good 10" choice (maybe).

    I love my Blackberry Playbook, and it's great for browsing the web, but if you want to use apps then it's a poor choice (very little selection compared to android/apple)