Asus Google Nexus 7 2013 2nd Gen Tablet Specs, Price, Review
Published on July 30th, 2013
The latest version or the 2nd generation of Asus Google Nexus 7 is now available. The Google Nexus 7 2013 sports some significant upgrades and improvements compared to the first generation of Nexus 7. It’s now slimmer, lighter, powered by a Quad Core processor and runs on Android 4.3 Jelly Bean out of the box. Check out its new specifications, features and watch the video review, as well as where you can order one below.
Right now, the Google Nexus 7 is probably the best selling and hottest tablet currently on the market. Why? Why are people so excited about this tablet? Well, aside from its affordability and cheap price, it’s built with some noteworthy features and specs that most people are looking for in a 7-inch tablet.
The new Google Nexus 7 2013 is now powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro Quad Core processor clocked at 1.5GHz, paired with 2GB of RAM memory. It’s graphics processor is handled by an Adreno 320 clocked at 400MHz, and runs on the currently latest Android 4.3 Jelly Bean version.
Aside from its muscle power, its 7-inch display is a beautiful Full HD IPS display at 1920×1200 resolution, with a 323 pixels per inch density, and is protected by a scratch resistant Corning Gorilla Glass. According to its manufacturers, its the “sharpest 7-inch tablet screen ever”.
Asus also redesigned the body of the Google Nexus 7 2013. It’s now slimmer, with a thickness of 8.65mm, and weighs only 290 grams (for the non LTE version, 299 grams for the LTE version). The 2nd generation Nexus 7 is said to last even longer compared to the previous generation, with up to 9 hours of HD video playback and 10 hours of web browsing or reading.
The Google Nexus 7 2nd generation now has a 5 megapixel rear facing camera, paired with a 1.2 megapixel front facing camera. It features a dual-band WiFi connection, with an optional 4G LTE (different model). Check out the rest of its specifications below, and be sure to watch the video review below, as well as where you can get one now.
Google Nexus 7 2013 Specifications
Network: 2G, 3G HSPA, 4G LTE (optional)
Operating System: Android 4.3 Jelly Bean
Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro 1.5GHz Quad Core Krait CPU
Memory: 2GB of RAM
Graphics Processor: Adreno 320
Display: 7-inch Full HD at 1290×1200 IPS display 16M colors, 323 ppi, 10-point with Corning Gorilla Glass
Storage: 16GB or 32GB
Camera Rear: 5 megapixels at 2592×1944, 1080p video at 30fps
Camera Front: 1.2 megapixels
Data: GPRS, EDGE, HSPA+, LTE (optional), WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, GPS with A-GPS
Connectivity: Bluetooth 4.0, NFC, microUSB 2.0
Sensors: Accelerometer, Gyro, Proximity
Dimensions: 200mm x 114mm x 8.7 mm
Weight: 290 grams / 299 grams (LTE version)
Battery: Li-Ion 3950 mAh non-removable
Google Nexus 7 2013 2nd Generation Video Review
Below is a full review of the latest Google Nexus 7 2nd generation courtesy of DetroitBORG.
Price and Where to Buy
The Google Nexus 7 2013 16GB is currently priced at $229 only, with free shipping when you order here. While the 32GB version is only $269.99 also with free shipping, and you can order one here. Prices are subject to change without prior notice. It’s best to see the actual price on the next page.
The Google Nexus 7 2013 4G LTE version is currently not available yet. I’ll post another article when it became available on the market.
If there’s one thing I can say about the new Asus Google Nexus 7 2013, it’s “man, they sell like hotcakes!”