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Good tablet for an old boy?

What's a good tablet for a grandparent of £60 would you say?
He's addicted to Ebay! iPad mini or Google Nexus 7?

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matt101101 / MOD  Jun. 7, 2013 at 00:48

The Nexus 7 is a cool geeks toy, but the iPad Mini and iOS make for a better tablet experience for a casual user, IMO.

My vote; iPad Mini.

bigdarlodave  Jun. 12, 2013 at 14:53

I would go with the nexus 7 for price only. I have a mini but it is expensive just to surf the net or eBay.

JanSt / MOD  Jun. 12, 2013 at 16:50

A neighbour in her late 60s recently got a Nexus cause all her old mates have iPads... She returned it after 3 days, couldn't handle Android's many settings and services etc... Found it very confusing. She's very happy with her iPad. But agreed: just to surf, a Nexus is the better choice if money is an issue.
The iPad is nice if vision isn't so good anymore. The three-finger tap to zoom EVERYWHERE/system-wide is quite handy - dito the negative/reverse colour thingy.

matt101101 / MOD  Jun. 12, 2013 at 17:09

Don't forget, the iPad has a much bigger display in an aspect ratio which makes more sense for web browsing.

bigdarlodave  Jun. 14, 2013 at 07:25

Don't forget, the iPad has a much bigger display in an aspect ratio which makes more sense for web browsing.

I have to agree, I gave up my MacBook for an ipad as I mainly use the interweb, never looked back and I like the small iPad mini screen good to view and portability.

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