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Nexus Google Nexus 7" Tablet 16GB (2013)

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Questions & Answers for Nexus Google Nexus 7" Tablet 16GB (2013)

Question

Is this model sold by WalMart carrier locked? If so, to what carrier?

asked 8 months ago
By
fywdude
on Google Nexus 7" Tablet 16GB (2013)
6 answers
Answers
answer 1
It is not associated to any phone plan and is made to be used with wifi.
answered 5 months, 3 weeks ago
By
championstuff
answer 2
No it is not locked. However, you should still check with your carrier to insure that they support it.
answered 5 months, 4 weeks ago
By
eborg9
answer 3
No. I don't use mobile for my tablet and this item listing doesn't have it. I use my home WiFi or connect to another WiFi if available when I'm out and about. Other listings for this same model offer mobile carrier service although I don't know with which one.
answered 6 months ago
By
LisaReviews
answer 4
No carrier
answered 6 months ago
By
karlagal
answer 5
it is locked in the fact it is not rooted. But there is no cell option for this model. it is wifi only.
answered 6 months ago
By
MaskedX
answer 6
The 16GB version is not 4G data capable only the 32GB is. I would advise getting an LTE version of this tablet at either T-Mobile or AT&T for the data plan.
answered 7 months ago
By
x3seriesx
Question

nook books

can i read nook books
asked 7 months ago
By
rich
on Google Nexus 7" Tablet 16GB (2013)
6 answers
Answers
answer 1
Yes,
answered 6 months ago
By
eborg9
answer 2
I had no problem reading many circulars, subscriptions, periodicals, etc. I did not specifically search for any "nook" books.
answered 6 months ago
By
CoHikerMann
answer 3
install nook app and yes! This is what I do with my nexus
answered 6 months ago
By
loneshark420
answer 4
I believe you can with the Nook app in the Android Market.
answered 6 months ago
By
JoeHomeOwner
answer 5
Yes there is an available nook app in the Google play store. I use the kindle app for book reading every day, works really good.
answered 7 months ago
By
finn187
answer 6
You can read epub book if you install the Nook app. The result is better than expected. You can adjust the size and the color of the background and of the caracters. You can adjust the line spacing also. The only problem, it's more difficult to read outside, unless you install a screen protector.
answered 7 months ago
By
Pedro420
Question

Is this the 2013 second generation Nexus 7? Also, can I record live actions such as golf or other sports?

asked 7 months ago
By
Lewis
on Google Nexus 7" Tablet 16GB (2013)
6 answers
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answer 1
Yes it's the newer model.
It has a camera, so I'm sure you can record whatever you want on it.

It's good, but I certainly wouldn't expect it to perform as a replacement for a high quality video camera.
answered 6 months ago
By
eborg9
answer 2
Good question. I could not determine "generation" altho I was very curious how to determine this myself. Do not know how to determine what version this is. Ad copy says this is the latest Android system, but it would be nice to be able to find this info.
answered 6 months ago
By
CoHikerMann
answer 3
Yes and yes it has a video recorder. Only constraint will be memory onboard and how much video you can store.
answered 6 months ago
By
loneshark420
answer 4
This is the 2013 2nd edition. If you mean can you record video via the camera, then yes you can. If you mean record things you are viewing on it. Then I am not sure.

There is no video camera app on the device. However I did find a App that helps you access that option. See the link below. I believe you can get to it via the camera function though. It just may not be straight forward.

https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.zealdroid.nexus7videocamera&hl=en
answered 6 months ago
By
JoeHomeOwner
answer 5
Yes it is the 2nd generation nexus 7. And yes, it does have a built-in video recorder mode.
answered 7 months ago
By
finn187
answer 6
Yes, this is the second generation Nexus 7.

Yes, you can take live video with the tablet (in addition to pictures), but as a professional photographer I use my Nikon D800 for pictures and video.
answered 7 months ago
By
Photonatic365
Question

Can You Play Games On Here ? Does It Have An App Store?

asked 5 months, 2 weeks ago
By
Stephanie
on Google Nexus 7" Tablet 16GB (2013)
6 answers
Answers
answer 1
Yes: google play
answered 5 months ago
By
Cynray
answer 2
YES and it's awesome. Right now I am playing the Room 2, Slender Man, Dr. Who game and yes it has a Google Play store. It has great games that I have tried yet, but going to. All those games you have to pay for, but they are like 2 or 3 dollars. If you like Final Fantasy games they have a few of them on there, Dead Space, which I was surprised in that. They graphics are awesome. I don't see any lag or any sign of slowness in game play. I think the most expensive game I have seen was 15.99 and so far, I think it's worth it.
answered 5 months ago
By
andrew500
answer 3
Yes, tons of games. Yes, Google Play is the app store.
answered 5 months, 1 week ago
By
Robrites
answer 4
Yes, and yes. There is an app store and it has a lot of good games. iPhone/iPad still has slightly more games and apps than Android, but it's becoming more even these days. You will find a good selection of apps and games available for this tablet.
answered 5 months, 1 week ago
By
ahilal
answer 5
yes but sometime playing game freese.
answered 5 months, 1 week ago
By
pietra
answer 6
Yep - Android games. Google Play is there for obtaining additional software such as games, etc.
answered 5 months, 2 weeks ago
By
Adirolf
Question

Why does the Google Nexus 7" Tablet with 16GB cost more than the Google Nexus 7" with 32GB???!!

Just doesnt make sense
asked 7 months ago
By
ConfuzzeledBunny
on Google Nexus 7" Tablet 16GB (2013)
6 answers
Answers
answer 1
Perhaps the 32GB tablet is refurbished or 1st generation. This 16GB is brand new 2nd generation.
answered 6 months ago
By
karlagal
answer 2
It could be a "refurbished" model or it could be the 1st generation. This is the 2nd generation. Unfortunately there is no way of knowing the difference between the 2 as the brief description header does not change. If you compare the specs in the full description you will see the difference.
answered 6 months ago
By
JoeHomeOwner
answer 3
In addition to the answers above the 16 GB model also has the faster Snapdragon prosessor.
answered 7 months ago
By
technobody
answer 4
Simple....the 16GB with the higher price is for the 2013 model which also has a higher resolution screen and dual cameras, the 32GB with the Lower price came out in 2012 and only has one camera (rear) and a lower resolution screen, Both Tablets are now running on the latest android OS which is 4.4
answered 7 months ago
By
MrRosario
answer 5
I think that the 32gb one that is for $189 is the older version. The operating system is an older version (4.1 jellybean) on the 32gb and this one is the newer 4.3 jellybean.

The processor and a few other things are updated as well.
answered 7 months ago
By
emerdoodle
answer 6
The 16gb has front n back camera the 32gb has front camera only
answered 7 months ago
By
Bum312
Question

NO MANUAL OR QUICK START UP GUIDE ?

i purchased a nexus 7 tablet no user guide or manual. what do i do? T R DITTES 2159465290
asked 7 months ago
By
TERRY
on Google Nexus 7" Tablet 16GB (2013)
6 answers
Answers
answer 1
They will ask you for a Google account. If you do not have one, you will have to create one. If you are familiar with Android devices and use them. You log in with that account.

If you have never used Android software before then it can be a bit daunting. However if you have any ability to use computers then you will quickly figure it out and there is tons of how to do advice on line.

This was how I found out how to set up multiple user profiles.
answered 6 months ago
By
JoeHomeOwner
answer 2
sadly there is no manual for any modern tablets. Think in 3 phases:
1. how to use hardware (Power button etc this is learned via a tutorial on the device)
2. how to use the os (play with it)
3. what can I do with it (Use your imagination then start reading online and figure out how to get it done.
answered 6 months ago
By
MaskedX
answer 3
The manual and quick start guide is on the tablet. You can download from a regular computer but it is pretty self explanatory
answered 6 months ago
By
sparkle1103
answer 4
In the Google playstore, hit apps, then type in android forums. Install the app. I go there when I get stuck because this is also my first android device
answered 6 months ago
By
newbio333
answer 5
Go to google store for help .. Everything you need is there.
answered 6 months ago
By
Jdjunaidi
answer 6
The manual is usually available at Google Play Books when you register your device.
answered 7 months ago
By
an anonymous customer
Question

Will you be able to upgrade to KitKat 4.4 when available?

asked 9 months ago
By
Horace
on Google Nexus 7" Tablet 16GB (2013)
6 answers
Answers
answer 1
Yes. Once you connect to WiFi you get a prompt to upgrade to 4.4.2 (kitkat) and it does so fast and easy.
answered 6 months ago
By
LisaReviews
answer 2
It does this upon starting up the device. When I hooked mine up a week or so before Christmas to get it ready for my daughter. As soon as I hooked up the WiFi, it went through a system update which included KitKat.
answered 6 months ago
By
JoeHomeOwner
answer 3
yes
answered 7 months ago
By
zmajic
answer 4
Yes. In fact the upgrade should be available fairly soon.
answered 8 months ago
By
ThatRyanFellow
answer 5
Yes it sure will. Mine just updated this morning to 4.4. Works great.
answered 8 months ago
By
ricstone1
answer 6
With this being a nexus 7 I would fully expect to be able to upgrade to kitkat when released.
answered 8 months ago
By
ithasacarb
Question

can you send music from your laptop to tablet

asked 7 months ago
By
Dakota
on Google Nexus 7" Tablet 16GB (2013)
6 answers
Answers
answer 1
Yes, using several different approaches. 1st is to download an Android app which allows you to copy thru your home network. You can upload mp3 files to your Google Drive and retrieve them there. Probably more ways I could explore.
answered 6 months ago
By
CoHikerMann
answer 2
yes you can in a variety of ways.
answered 6 months ago
By
loneshark420
answer 3
Yes, plug in your Micro USB into the tablet port and into your computer. It is a simple drag and drop. There is help online to get you to the correct folder. However, they files must be MP3 format. It can not read WMP (Window Media Player) files.
answered 6 months ago
By
JoeHomeOwner
answer 4
Yes either by connecting with the USB and dragging your music over, or one by one with the bluetooth.
answered 6 months ago
By
sparkle1103
answer 5
Oh ya .. Plug the cable in drag and drop your mp3
answered 6 months ago
By
Jdjunaidi
answer 6
Yes, there are a number of ways to achieve this. Google music is one (I don't use) but do some reading online and you'll find countless apps and services that achieve the same end.
answered 7 months ago
By
T1mb0
Question

does it convert speech to text when sending e mail?

asked 7 months ago
By
bigred
on Google Nexus 7" Tablet 16GB (2013)
6 answers
Answers
answer 1
yes it can convert speech to text when emailing, searching the web or using and SMS/text app to send messages
answered 6 months ago
By
loneshark420
answer 2
Yes you can convert speech to text when sending an email. There is a speech recognition app preloaded on the tablet. When you are in a window composing an email (or basically anywhere you type like a facebook post or a browser URL field for that matter) you will find a little microphone icon either on the keyboard or in search bar. You tap it and it actually does a really good job majority of time in capturing speech accurately. I just dictated this part of my post actually so you can see its really quite good hope this helps.
answered 6 months ago
By
LisaReviews
answer 3
All I know is it converted speech to text when I was speaking while entering a search on Google!
answered 6 months ago
By
JuleGofCO
answer 4
Yes it will convert speech to text beautifully. This tablet is amazing.
answered 6 months ago
By
sparkle1103
answer 5
Yes, it has a great voice to text built in and I use it all the time, not only for email, but for messaging and facebook etc.
answered 7 months ago
By
bstand
answer 6
It can convert text to speech any time you input text. So yes. And I find it to be awesomely accurate.
answered 7 months ago
By
T1mb0
Question

how is it for taking photos?

asked 7 months ago
By
kay
on Google Nexus 7" Tablet 16GB (2013)
6 answers
Answers
answer 1
It does not have a flash, so photos are kinda lame. But it has a camera on the front and the back. If you were outside and took a picture I am sure it would be ok provided it were daytime.
answered 5 months, 3 weeks ago
By
championstuff
answer 2
I've taken lots of photos, but I can't find any of them . . .
answered 6 months ago
By
CoHikerMann
answer 3
for taking pictures this tablet (next generation 2013 Nexus7) is not bad. I wouldn't rate it excellent but I would say it's definitely good. You can also upload a free cartoon camera app that is quite fun. But I would not use this as my go to camera. Also, this has both a front and a rear facing camera which makes it very flexible when taking pictures.
answered 6 months ago
By
LisaReviews
answer 4
Nothing special for photos. But my guess is that if you are using this for a camera you are not a professional as this would be sacrilege. I think for the in the moment area, this serves it's purpose.

however, I am not a pro either and do not try to diagnose the picture for flaws. There is no flash though, so low light may not be all that great.
answered 6 months ago
By
JoeHomeOwner
answer 5
Its not the best but its not the worst. You could compare it to any 5MP camera phone but definitely not the iPhone or Lumia 41MP. Although it does have panoramic and 360 camera shots its just a tablet and works great for things like Skype.
answered 7 months ago
By
x3seriesx
answer 6
While tablet cameras are usually not as good as the high end phones, the 5MP camera on the Nexus 7 has been excellent for use at work and home to document my activities and family... color well saturated, accurate color reproduction, sharp focus.... a very good tablet camera!
answered 7 months ago
By
Technutt
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