Cores don't matter when you are comparing a heavily skinned version of ICS vs completely stock Jelly Bean. There is no contest who wins that speed test.
The 8.9 is impressive, but the reliance on the dev community to make it compatible with futur...
Android has turned Samsung into a smartphone powerhouse, this loss will just force them to overhaul terrible Touchwiz, which is a win for everybody.
What's scary is the reinforcement of Apple's horrible software patents, which will be use...
One reason for me not to purchase Xperia Sola was that it has non-removable battery. We don't have to follow iPhone in this regard -- removable batteries just give more customization option by giving us the choice of 3rd party batteries !
10 dollars for a usb cable? 20 dollars for headphones? Are we crazy?
$20 for a good pair of ear buds is not crazy at all. Not to mention it is difficult to find a quality pair that has buttons compatible with Android devices....
Enjoy your Nexus 7's. Tegra 4 looks great, but tough it out a year and laugh at all the Tegra 4 owners when you upgrade to a Tegra 5.