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View Poll Results: Does lack of SD card support effect you're buying of the Nexus 7?
Yes, I'm not buying because of this. 101 41.91%
No, not a problem at all. 61 25.31%
I'm buying the 16GB because of this. 34 14.11%
I'm not in the market for a tablet, but I like to vote. 45 18.67%
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Old 09-10-2012, 07:26 PM   #406
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I just bought a "eKit 4 in 1 Connection Kit for Samsung Galaxy S3 / S2 / Galaxy Note"

http://www.amazon.co.uk/eKit-Connect.../dp/B006I31SHC

and have now a working SD-slot for my Nexus 7. I actually have both SD and micro-SD and USB. Works very well with Nexus Media Importer. The only disadvantage is the that the connector is a bit loose so you have to be careful to ensure that it is plugged in properly. For watching videos at vaccations I see no disadvantage with this approach.
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Old 09-10-2012, 09:45 PM   #407
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I just bought a "eKit 4 in 1 Connection Kit for Samsung Galaxy S3 / S2 / Galaxy Note"

http://www.amazon.co.uk/eKit-Connect.../dp/B006I31SHC

and have now a working SD-slot for my Nexus 7. I actually have both SD and micro-SD and USB. Works very well with Nexus Media Importer. The only disadvantage is the that the connector is a bit loose so you have to be careful to ensure that it is plugged in properly. For watching videos at vaccations I see no disadvantage with this approach.
I hope it meets your needs, but I see several potential disadvantages:
It's another relatively large piece of gear to carry, in addition to the memory cards to use in it.
It seems like a very fragile attachment point.
It seems like it would prevent the use of some stand/cases for video watching.
For my needs, if I needed the extra storage and were to carry a piece gear that large around in addition to the tablet, I think I'd prefer one of those small wifi NAS devices
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Old 09-11-2012, 02:11 AM   #408
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What are some small, easy to carry around WiFi NAS?
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Maxell Airstash and that is what I want to use but it is a bit expensive.
I bought the adapter for emergency use. Like copying data from sticks.
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They are expensive, and kind of limited in storage. I guess I was thinking that storage automatically came in the 320 GB to 500 GB range. With that storage limitation it is easier to carry a memory stick and an OTG cable. But yeah, they do look cool.
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They are expensive, and kind of limited in storage. I guess I was thinking that storage automatically came in the 320 GB to 500 GB range. With that storage limitation it is easier to carry a memory stick and an OTG cable. But yeah, they do look cool.
There's always a 32GB Fire HD 7.
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A 32 GB Fire HD would be cheaper than a 32 GB NAS?
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No, but it would give you double the storage of a Nexus 7 for the same price.
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Old 09-18-2012, 01:42 PM   #414
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It wasn't a deal breaker for me but now a couple of months later I'm sort of wishing I went for the 16gb model. Space seems to be running lower every day...
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It wasn't a deal breaker for me but now a couple of months later I'm sort of wishing I went for the 16gb model. Space seems to be running lower every day...
Probably the majority of those who polled that it was a dealbreaker bought a device that just was too limited for their use in the past. It is a position one arrives at by experience.
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Probably the majority of those who polled that it was a dealbreaker bought a device that just was too limited for their use in the past. It is a position one arrives at by experience.
I have always bought devices with memory that I do not use. I have also learnt that I do not need so much memory.
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I have always bought devices with memory that I do not use. I have also learned that I do not need so much memory.
IMHO, it is nearly impossible to have too many storage options. I almost always find a way to use storage that at one time looked useless.
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I have always bought devices with memory that I do not use. I have also learnt that I do not need so much memory.
My tablet now has 64GB and I still find myself switching music, audiobooks, documents, movies (both for work and for entertainment) in and out all the time; while I struggle to keep 3-5 GB free.
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My tablet now has 64GB and I still find myself switching music, audiobooks, documents, movies (both for work and for entertainment) in and out all the time; while I struggle to keep 3-5 GB free.
It's a well known fact of life in just about all areas - the cruft expands to fill all the space you've got, no matter how much space you've got.
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It certainly was a deal breaker for me. I wound up purchasing the TF700 instead. I also have the keyboard/dock. I have a 32GB microSDHC in the device and a 64GB SDHC in the dock. Plus it has 32GB built-in. Plus I can swap cards around as needed. I am loving it!
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