Thursday, July 25, 2013

 So as expected, the Google event which happened yesterday confirmed details of the new version of the Nexus 7. the new Nexus 7 is again manufactured by ASUS and is to be released July 30 to select retailers. The main attraction is the release of stock Android 4.3 update, which was also announced at the event.

We didn't really hear much from Android chief Sundar Pichai besides what was already known. There were many leaks of the device already circulating the Internet. Now finally we can officially confirm the tech specs for the new Nexus 7 which are as under:

7.02 inch IPS, 1920 x 1200 pixels at 323 ppi
Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro, Quad-Core, 1.5 GHz
2 GB
Interner Memory:
16/32 GB
5 MP (rear-facing), 1,2 MP (front-facing)
3950 mAh
Operating System:
Android 4.3 Jelly Bean
WLAN a/b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0, NFC, HSPA/LTE (optional)

As far as release is concerned, it is expected that the Nexus 7 would be available in the US on July 30 via Best Buy, Staples, Amazon, Office Max and so on. It will also be available in the UK, Japan, Canada, Germany, France, South Korea, Spain and Australia in the near future.

A 16 GB model can cost you at $229 and the 32 GB model for $269. There's also a 32 GB 4G/LTE model for $349. It will be available on T-Mobile, AT&T and Verizon. The new Nexus 7 has an extra hour of battery life compared to last year's version, can be charged wirelessly through induction charging, and can reportedly handle 9 hours of HD video playback or 10 hours of web browsing, all at native 1080p resolution.

Among other features, there is Multi-user profile which is back, and have the new addition, with Android 4.3 Jelly Bean, of restricted profiles. The screen resolution is much better than the previous one which 323 ppi.

So, What do you think of the new Nexus 7. Please share your views below.