The Nexus 7 II Is Now Official

Aside from the latest version of Android, Google also announced today the next-generation Nexus 7 tablet. As with the first Nexus 7, the tablet is still manufactured by Asus and runs on pure Android 4.3 Jelly Bean. The tablet of course sports a 7-inch screen with a resolution of 1920×1200 pixels and pixel density of 320 pixels per inch (which is 50% more than its predecessor). It also comes equipped with a…

 
  • Android 4.3 Jelly Bean
  • 1920 x 1200 resolution
  • Snapdragon S4 Pro chip

Aside from the latest version of Android, Google also announced today the next-generation Nexus 7 tablet. As with the first Nexus 7, the tablet is still manufactured by Asus and runs on pure Android 4.3 Jelly Bean.

The tablet of course sports a 7-inch screen with a resolution of 1920×1200 pixels and pixel density of 320 pixels per inch (which is 50% more than its predecessor). It also comes equipped with a Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro chipset with a 1.5GHz quad-core Krait CPU and is complemented by 2GB of RAM and an Adreno 320 GPU.

There’s a 5MP snapper at the back which is capable of capturing 1080p videos, while a 1.2MP camera and an LED notification light sits at the front of the device. In terms of connectivity, the Nexus 7 II features dual-band Wi-Fi a/b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0, NFC, 4G LTE (available on the 4G model only) and a Slimport that can be used to get HD video out of the microUSB port. 

The Nexus 7 II will come in two versions, a 16GB model which will retail for $230 and a 32GB version which will sell for $270 (for Wi-Fi only model) and $350 (for 4G LTE model) respectively. The tablet will be available starting July 30 through the Google Play Store and a number of retailers in the U.S. Other markets to receive the device include Canada, UK, Germany, France, Spain, Japan, South Korea and of course Australia.

 

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