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New Nexus 7 announced: Thinner, lighter and with higher-res display
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New Nexus 7 announced: Thinner, lighter and with higher-res display

Nexus 7 is one awesome Android tablet that has sold many a buckets. Today Google announced a new Nexus 7 device that betters the awesomeness further in every scale.

Thinner, lighter and with an eye-popping high-resolution screen, the Asus made new Nexus 7 looks certain to be an all-conquering device.

The device will come in three variants: 16GB Wi-Fi for $229, 32GB Wi-Fi for $269, and 32GB LTE for $349 and will ship by the end of the month, on July 30. The pricing and availability is for US market. The US roll-out will be followed by Australia, Canada, Germany, France, Japan, Spain, South Korea, and the UK, in the coming weeks. For those living in the rest of the markets, Google promises a ‘coming soon’.


The new Nexus 7 is almost 2 mm thinner  than the original Nexus 7 and now measures 8.65mm and weighing 317.5g  is also lighter by 50 grams making for a better portability.

The already good display specs is bumped further to a very impressive 1920×1200 full HD display that squeezes in a pixel density of 323 ppi.


The internals gets a slight push forward with a a 1.5GHz Snapdragon S4 Pro chipset paired with an Adreno 320 GPU and 2GB of memory. The device also features a surround sound with 5.1 audio. A 5 megapixel rear facing camera and 1.2 megapixel camera forms the imaging specs.

Not surprisingly, the new Nexus 7 also comes with Android 4.3 Jelly Bean, the latest version of the OS which giv

The new Nexus 7 comes with the latest version of Google’s mobile operating system: Android 4.3 Jelly Bean. It is almost 2mm thinner than the original Nexus 7, 50 grams lighter, and has an even longer battery life.

The biggest update is undoubtedly the screen: a 1080p HD (1920×1200) display. The device also features surround sound with 5.1 audio, a front-facing 1.2 megapixel camera, a 5 megapixel rear facing camera, all powered by a 1.5GHz Snapdragon S4 Pro chipset and 2GB of memory.

Alongside NFC, wireless charging also finding way is Bluetooth 4.0 thanks to the new version of Jelly Bean that supports it.

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