It’s been a few days since the second generation ASUS Nexus 7 hit the shelves, so we promptly got our hands on the hot hardware. The successor of the most popular slate in the Android realm is currently available in the United States with an entry-level price tag of $229.
The new Nexus 7 is everything a tablet sequel should be. It is more powerful, thinner, lighter, and better put together. It also comes with a brand new Android version to boot .
ASUS Nexus 7 (2013) live photos
The newly released ASUS Nexus 7 is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro SoC with four 1.5GHz Krait CPU cores, and Adreno 320 GPU. There’s 2GB of RAM on board and 16 or 32GB of non-expandable memory available.
The display of the newcomer is a gorgeous 7″ LED backlit IPS LCD unit with a resolution of 1920 X 1200 pixels. A 5MP camera on the back, 1.2MP front-facing unit, stereo speakers, and full connectivity suite including optional LTE complete the highlights of the slate’s specifications. The 2013 Nexus 7 is powered by a 3950mAh battery.
The OS on board of the Nexus 7 is Android 4.3 Jelly Bean. You can see it in action, along with an unboxing of the tablet in the video below.
We are already hard at work on a review of the new Google Nexus 7, so stay tuned for more!