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Nexus 7 1st or 2st generation?

Discussion in 'Pro/Adv Discussion' started by GhostMaster, May 5, 2015.

  1. GhostMaster

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    Hi, anyone tested them both to know which one works better? I want a tablet to use with live HD video but I want to spend as less as I can, so the Nexus 7 is a nice choice.

    Anyone tested the Nexus 7 1sr gen 2012 Vs nexus 7 2013 second generation?
    Which has the less lag? I heard the last nvidia soc works better with Lightbridge HD feed.
     
  2. prostreetcamaro

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    I am using the original and it seems to work fine. Not a very fast tablet nowadays but it does work ok with the pilot app. I would get the 2nd Gen though if you are going to buy one.
     
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    I ordered a 2nd Gen as that is what is listed on the compatibility matrix and the 2nd used is not so much more than the 1st Gen. I am now waiting for it to arrive. I figured the iPhone 5s will work but the screen is too small. Good luck!
     
  4. GhostMaster

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    So the 2nd Gen isn't much faster than the 1st one? Seems that Nvidia soc work better. Better, since the 1st nexus 7 is now very very cheap used. Lol

    Thanks for the help guys.
     
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    I have a 1st generation sitting here that I have on Craigslist. It was part of a package deal and came with a V+ camera I bought. Honestly its very slow and not bright enough for me so I ordered a Tab S to replace it. That said it will work and does run the apps. Just need to be patient.
     
  6. GhostMaster

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    Maybe you had it with many stuff loaded. I will try with the stock Android and if not work as expected I will try a custom rom for improving speed.
     
  7. rrmccabe

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    Totally wiped clean. Nothing on it.

    I did update the OS and I think it ran better before.
     
  8. GhostMaster

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    Hum, I will try, some people reported that it work fine, not smooth as the iOS but acceptable to a 3 year tablet.
     
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    How is the Galaxy S working for you rrmccabe? Do you have the 8.4 or 10? Also what mount and/or sunshade if any do you use with it please?

    I have seen you run flytrax any other recommended android apps?

    Thanks
     
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    I picked up the Nexus 7 II on Amazon. Asus is probably wondering why they are selling now..LOL
    Anyway, I thought it looked great. I really didn't notice much lag but I need a bit more time flying it. We are getting rain all week here in Colorado. Sucks!
     
  11. rrmccabe

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    I have not really used it yet. I bought it to have for my new 3DR Solo. Currently I cant even mount it.

    Works fine for surfing the web :)

    And its a 8.4
     
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    The 2013 model works great with the pilot app. I installed an anti glare screen protector for good measure.
     
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    I'm having a tough time via my research to discern one app from the other. As I stated in another post looking for a mount for my galaxy S tab 8.4 I have ordered a DayVue screen protecter from these guys

    http://www.nushield.com/dayvue_technology.php

    I've had the most success with this screen upgrade on vessel electronics. I have for the last 10 years been trying to get my monitor suppliers/sponsers to leave off the **** polarization on my units with no luck at all. :mad:
     
  14. GhostMaster

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    Mo noticeable lag?
     
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    Negative, not sure it matters but I run a custom Rom with minimal apps installed.
     
  16. louforgiveno

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    Tab S 8.4 is Awesome....snappy, very bright and light in weight. And I like the 16:9 - 16:10 Aspect over the ipad aspect. Controller is balanced well and not tiring to hold
     

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    Thanks Lou, got a link or model # on that mounting bracket? I see the specs as this S Tab is 4.94"'s wide, could you confirm that for me? I ordered one and would like to know for sure. Thanks again
     
  18. suck it up

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    Try the Sero 7 Pro...... Nice little unit!

    And it has HDMI out!
     
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    That is the stock mount that comes on the p3 controller....it can fit a screen just under 7" wide
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    Man that thing is Teacher!!! Nice new setup, I was in the wrong place doing some searching, I've got a PV2+ should have said so. Thanks for your quick reply and you got to show off the new bird :cool:
     
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