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Christmas is coming and I'd like to buy a tablet. It's the first one that I'll get and I'm not sure yet if it's worth buying it. I've got a Samsung Galaxy S II and I'm really happy with it, I think I'll get a new phone next year (Maybe a Nexus device).
So, I can't decide between 2 devices:

-LG G Pad 8.3: it has a bigger screen (I think 8 inch is the perfect size even if I haven't tried it) and a faster CPU (I don't mind SD Slot)
-Google Nexus 7 2013: it's cheaper, smaller and, well, a nexus. I love modding and I'd flash a ParanoidAndroid (it seems there aren't many developers on G Pad 8.3), however I love Nexus devices' instant updates.

I'd choose Nexus 7, but I don't know if the screen is too small for a tablet. I'll use it for movies, games, browsing, and music. Here in Italy G Pad costs 255, while Nexus 7 (32 GB) is 232. Has someone got any advice for me? :P

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I would go with the Nexus 7 2013 because it's performance is excellent, plus you mentioned you love device modding and the Nexus 7 2013 has an very active development community, additionally it will have fastest updates as it's a Nexus device. As far as size is concerned 7 inches compared to 8.3 isn't necessarily that much of a difference compared to 7 inches and say 10 inches, but it really is a personal preference. If you do end up wanting the LG G Pad I would recommend taking a look at the Google Play Edition of the device that was just released if it's available on the Italian Google Play Store. Overall I would go with the Nexus 7 2013.



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I would go with the Nexus 7 2013 because it's performance is excellent, plus you mentioned you love device modding and the Nexus 7 2013 has an very active development community, additionally it will have fastest updates as it's a Nexus device. As far as size is concerned 7 inches compared to 8.3 isn't necessarily that much of a difference compared to 7 inches and say 10 inches, but it really is a personal preference. If you do end up wanting the LG G Pad I would recommend taking a look at the Google Play Edition of the device that was just released if it's available on the Italian Google Play Store. Overall I would go with the Nexus 7 2013.



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Thanks for your reply. Unfortunately in Italy there isn't any GE device..

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Thanks for your reply. Unfortunately in Italy there isn't any GE device..

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In that case I would still recommend the Nexus 7 2013 :thumbup:.

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