Google on Wednesday unveils Nexus 7 2 advanced model of earlier Nexus 7, with Nexus 7 2 Google reveals first Tablet with Android 4.3 Jelly bean. Also Google claimed that Nexus 7 2 is the first Tablet with resolution of 1920 x 1200 pixel with 323 ppi. Google will offer three version of its new tablet: a 16GB Wi-Fi model, 32GB Wi-Fi model, and 32GB 4G LTE version.
The Wi-Fi models, priced at $229 and $269, respectively, The all-new Nexus 7 will be available in the US beginning July 30 (with more countries coming soon!). The 4G LTE version will launch “in the coming weeks” for $349 and will be unlocked, meaning it can tap into 4G service from AT&T, T-Mobile, or Verizon.
Dimension and weight wise Nexus 7 new model is little thinner (2mm thin than the previous one) and 50 gram lighter than earlier.
The tablet runs a 1.4-GHz, quad-core Snapdragon S4 Pro chipset for a CPU that’s 80 percent faster than the original tablet. Nexus 7 2 also come with 2GB RAM for better multitasking. The new Nexus 7 now has a 1.2-megapixel front- and 5-megapixel rear-facing camera, as well as dual stereo speakers, and virtual surround sound technology from Fraunhofer, which Barra said is like having a 5.1 sound system via the device speakers or headphones.
With Nexus 7 2 Google has introduced Android 4.3 Jelly Bean. Android 4.3 has many new features w.r.t. earlier 4.2 now Tablet user can be made with restricted access profiles. These profiles can be made with different level of access. Google pointed to parents, who could disable the ability to make in-app purchases and only allow junior to open certain apps.
The OS also supports Bluetooth smart technology, which could – for example – let users pair an Android phone or tablet with low-power devices like fitness gadgets. Google demoed the tech using the Android app for the Runtastic heart-rate monitor, which showed an employee’s heart rate climbing in real time.
Android 4.3 will also support Open GL ES 3.0, the latest standard for accelerated 3D graphics, while Google will release a new set of DRM APIs that allow for hardware-based encryption. One of the first companies to take advantage of that is Netflix, allowing for streaming in 1080p HD quality.
Nexus 7 is great for gaming and with favorites like Prince of Persia, Asphalt 8, and Riptide GP 2, you can tilt, tap, and touch your way to the top. The brand new Play Games app lets you track your achievements, play with (or against) friends and gamers around the world, and discover new exciting games. And with an ever-expanding number of tablet-optimized apps like Flipboard, Expedia, or The Fancy, you’ll find all the apps you love, and love the many new apps you’ll find.
Kick back with the world’s largest collection of eBooks, listen to streaming radio and millions of songs, and immerse yourself in thousands of movies and TV shows on Google Play.
And with surround sound powered by Fraunhofer (the MP3 inventors), your movies and games will sound as good as they look.
Nexus 7 2 Technical Specifications as per Gsmarena.com–
|GENERAL||2G Network||GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 – all versions|
|3G Network||HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100|
|4G Network||LTE 800/850/1700/1800/1900/2100/2600|
|Status||Coming soon. Exp. release 2013, July 30th|
|BODY||Dimensions||200 x 114 x 8.7 mm (7.87 x 4.49 x 0.34 in)|
|Weight||290 g (Wi-Fi), 299 g (LTE) (10.55 oz)|
|DISPLAY||Type||LED-backlit IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors|
|Size||1200 x 1920 pixels, 7.0 inches (~323 ppi pixel density)|
|Multitouch||Yes, up to 10 fingers|
|Protection||Corning Gorilla Glass|
|Loudspeaker||Yes, with stereo speakers|
|Internal||16/32 GB, 2 GB RAM|
|WLAN||Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band|
|Bluetooth||Yes, v4.0 with A2DP, LE|
|USB||Yes, microUSB (SlimPort) v2.0|
|CAMERA||Primary||5 MP, 2592х1944 pixels, autofocus|
|Features||Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection|
|Secondary||Yes, 1.2 MP|
|FEATURES||OS||Android OS, v4.3 (Jelly Bean)|
|Chipset||Qualcomm Snapdragon S4Pro|
|CPU||Quad-core 1.5 GHz Krait|
|Sensors||Accelerometer, gyro, proximity|
|Messaging||Email, Push Email, IM, RSS|
|GPS||Yes, with A-GPS support|
|– Wireless charging|
|– HDMI port|
|– Google Wallet|
|– SNS integration|
|– MP4/H.264 player|
|– MP3/WAV/eAAC+/WMA player|
|– Image/video editor|
|– Document viewer|
|– Google Search, Maps, Gmail,|
|YouTube, Calendar, Google Talk, Picasa|
|– Voice memo|
|– Predictive text input (Swype)|
|BATTERY||Non-removable Li-Ion 3950 mAh battery|
|Talk time||Up to 9 h (multimedia)|