Nexus 7 officially announced and with it goes the Android 4.3.3
The new Google Nexus 7 II has officially been announced and it is what we all have been waiting for. It is lighter, slimmer, faster, Full-HD tablet with resolution of 1920×1080 quad-core Snapdragon processor S4 Pro with 1.5GHz, Adreno 320 graphics, 2 GB of RAM, 5MP Camera, 16/32 GB of storage, HDMI output, NFC, wireless charging and optional 4G LTE.
Hugo Barra from Google claims that the tablet is 2mm slimmer and 6 mm narrower 50 g lighter than the original and can display 30%wider range of colors. It is supposed that the tablet should be with 4 times better graphic performance than the original and 80% faster. It can be also added that it will have stereo speakers and virtual surround sound. Although the size of the battery wasn’t exclusively underlined it is supposed to support up to 9 hours of HD video playback and 10 hours of web browsing.
When it comes to the new Android 4.3 it was known and it is now confirmed that the tablet is the first new device to run on it supports a wide range of features that we were already tipped about earlier like: Bluetooth 4.0 LE, Open GL ES 3.0, Dial pad Autocomplete and much better battery life but it seems that it also has some new features that we didn’t know about like Restircted Profiles which restricts the access on some apps and there is also the functionality that allows for some apps to function differently when they are under a restricted profile.
The 16 GB will cost $229.99, the bigger 32GB storage version will be $269.99 and the LTE supporting 32GB version is $349.99. It launches as early as 30th July and it will be available in a wide range of shops like Best Buy, GameStop, Staples, Amazon.com and of course Google Play. The LTE model will be available at AT&T, T-Mobile and Verizon.
The Nexus 7 strats in the US but soon will be available in UK, Germany, Japan, Canada, South Korea, Spain, Australia, and France.