The new Nexus 7 tablet became the highlight of the comference. Compared to the previous generation, the new Nexus 7 has had a significant upgrade. It is now equipped with a 7-inch 1920 x 1200 resolution screen with a pixel density at 323ppi, increasing clarity and colour accuracy on the screen up about 30%. Also, the new Nexus 7 is now equipped with a quad-core Snapdragon S4 Pro 1.5GHz CPU, built-in Adreno 320 GPU and runs on 2GB of RAM. Of course, the new Nexus 7 runs on Android 4.3 Jelly Bean OS.
The new tablet device has improved its overall camera quality as well, proving to be much better than previous generation’s camera which perform quite badly. The refreshed model adds a 5 Megapixel rear camera but the front camera remains at 1.2Megepixel. In other aspects, Nexus 7 also has support for Bluetooth 4.0, NFC, dual stereo speakers, 4G LTE, HDMI output and a long battery life. The device is said to lasts 9 hours on continuous HD video playback and 10 hours on web browsing.
There are currently 3 SKUs for the new Nexus 7, namely 16GB Wi-Fi, 32GB Wi-Fi and 64GB LTE which are priced at 229USD, 269USD, 349USD respectively. The device will start selling from 30th July in UK, Japan, Canada, Germany, France, Australia, Spain and South Korea.