Nexus 7 Manual Evaluation


The Nexus 7 manual under consideration consists of seven sections, which are titled according to their content. Effective and clear titling allows the user to quickly find the necessary information and to save time when a particular problem needs solution. The sections are not only united by certain technical aspect, but are also presented in a logical and consistent manner.

The information is presented in a readable and  understandable way, an easy language being applied.  The extensive use of various visualizing tools, such as images, illustrations, pictorial elements, photographic elements,  highlighting and others contributes to the uncomplicated and effortless perception of information, despite the general complexity of such kind of discourse. Also, the general structuring of the text is simple and convenient for reading. Comments are provided for all the images and graphical objects. The author uses listing, markers, proper spacing between the passages, effective color decisions (for highlighting important ideas or phrases), and other means of efficient presentation. The manual is not overloaded with either graphical or textual elements, being compositionally balanced.

In terms of the content, the manual serves as a helping tool, since it provides a highly detailed information about the use of the product, allowing the user to find out any technical aspect and explanation. The words and terms are used efficiently and concisely. The overlapped sentences are avoided. The usage of details is balanced in accordance to the needs of the audience for clarity.

It can be concluded that the message of each section is straightforward and clear. The visualizing techniques and structuring of the text helps to achieve an effective presentation, contributing to the clarity, usability, and accessibility of the manual.