In Pictures: 7 reasons Google's Nexus 7 beats the iPad

The Google tablet's advantages in flexibility, usability, and form factor might make you ditch your iPad

More convenient e-reading

The Google Nexus 7 has the perfect form factor, about the size of a trade paperback, and the folio case turns the tablet on and off automatically. The screen is clear and easy to read, even outdoors, and I have access to multiple bookstores, including comic books. My reading has picked up in a way it never did with the larger, less convenient iPad. Reading magazines on the Nexus 7 is a surprisingly good experience. And with Google Play, Amazon Kindle, B&N Nook, a PDF reader, and several smaller book sources, there's a wide range of content available.

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