Default [Q] Some questions about Nexus 7 4G version.

I'm going to get a Nexus 7 4G on Christmas, and I have some questions about this device.

Do call/SMS work with this device?

Is battery life good?

Are there some usual defects? I'm going to get the 32GB version.
Current devices:

ASUS Google Nexus 7 2013 4G/LTE
HTC Desire HD
HTC Desire Z
HTC Wildfire [dead screen]
x2 Sony Ericsson Xperia X1

Old phones:

HTC One X [SOLD]
Sony Ericsson Xperia X10 Mini Pro [SOLD]
HTC Wildfire [SOLD]
ASUS Google Nexus 7 (dead)