Google is said to working on the next generation Nexus 7 tablet that is expected to be unveiled soon.
screenshots shared on a Google+ page are true, an Asus support executive revealed
the specifications of this tablet via live chat. A user asked the
support executive when the Asus K009 - rumoured codename of the next
generation Nexus 7 tablet - would launch, and the executive replied July
this year and went on to give detailed specifications of the tablet.
to the executive, the second generation Google Nexus 7 tablet will come
with 7-inch display with a resolution of 1920X1080 pixels. The tablet
will be powered by Snapdragon 600 quad-core processor along with 2GB of
RAM. This is in line with the earlier rumours that suggest that this
tablet will be powered by Qualcomm's Snapdragon processor rather than
the NVIDIA Tegra 3 processor.
Further, the executive said, the
tablet will come with 32GB of internal storage and connectivity options
will include Wi-Fi 802.11a/b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0, NFC and LTE
connectivity. The tablet will come with 5-megapixel rear camera, a
1.2-megapixel front facing camera and a 4,000mAh battery on-board, the
The Asus representative also shared that the next Nexus 7 will run on Android 4.3.
couple of weeks back, a DigiTimes report had suggested that Google will
start retailing its new 7-inch tablet by July. This report also went on
to claim that the company will be looking at pricing the tablet
slightly higher than the current Nexus 7, perhaps at $229.
had managed to make a big splash in the tablet market with the launch
of its Nexus 7 tablet last year. It was expected that the company will
be unveiling its successor at this year's Google I/O but that of course
did not happen.