At a special event hosted by Android and Chrome chief Sundar Pichai, Google officially announced the new Nexus 7, the much-anticipated successor to the old Nexus 7 model which was released last year.
The device which has been extensively leaked over the past few months was finally displayed by Hugo Barra and this new-fangled disclosure promises to be an impressive device. After the speculations and the early leaks that marked their occurrence previously, this revelation doesn’t arrive as a surprise for the masses.
Based on the released information, the following are the quick breakdown of the technical specifications of the new Nexus 7:
- Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro 1.5GHz Processor
- 802.11a/b/g/n Wi-Fi
- 2GB RAM
- 16GB or 32GB onboard storage
- 5.0MP rear, 1.2MP front camera
- Bluetooth 4.0
- 0.3-inches thin, 7.9″ x 4.5″
- 16GB Wi-Fi ($229), 32GB Wi-Fi ($269), 64GB LTE ($349)
Thus the specs stand in line with what’s been leaked to date. The Wi-Fi models of the new Nexus 7 will available in the U.S. on July 30th.
The revelation will also be launching in the UK, Japan, Germany, Canada, France, South Korea, Spain, and Australia over the coming weeks. It is understood that the device will be priced at $229 for a 16GB model, and $259 for the 32GB version.
The newly released disclosure is lighter, thinner and constitutes a smaller bezel than the original Nexus 7. The overall structure of the device has been implemented for portability aspects. The device arrives with the highest pixel density on a tablet display that is currently available in the market. Also, the teh color gamut offers 30 percent wider range of colors.
It is no surprise we will also be presented with an unlocked LTE edition. Currently the surprise factor is that this revelation is a single model which will work on AT&T, T-Mobile or Verizon’s 4G networks. It is construed that the LTE model will be available with 32GB of storage and costs $349. However according to reports, a release date for the same is yet to be announced and it is understood that the 16GB Nexus 7 will be priced at $229, while the 32GB model will be priced at $269. They will be available on July 30th from the Play store.