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Google has announced the new Nexus 7 today, updating the look with a thinner, taller design and a 1920×1200 pixel IPS display.

The updated tablet is 2mm thinner and 50g lighter than its predecessor, but boasts a bunch of improved specs, such as a quad-core 1.5Ghz Qualcomm Snapdragon APQ8064 SoC with Adreno 320 graphics and 2GB of RAM, a 5MP rear camera and 1.2MP front-facing shooter, a battery that lasts for 10 hours, and the brand new Android 4.3 software. There’s also dual speakers (on the back), NFC, HDMI, wireless charging and Bluetooth 4.0 on board, in case you needed more reasons to upgrade.

Three versions of the Nexus 7 tablet will be available: Wi-Fi only 16GB and 32GB models for $229 and $269 respectively, and the 4G LTE version launching in the coming weeks. Indian pricing and availability has not been announced yet.

Google has once again tapped Asus as the manufacturing partner for its own-branded tablet, and that’s great news for that OEM as the previous generation of the Nexus 7 was its best-selling tablet by most accounts. 

Google’s latest foray into hardware arrives as competition in the tablet space continues to heat up, with options such as Apple’s iPad, Amazon’s Kindle Fire and Samsung’s Galaxy Tab series.

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Shivaank Rana
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iGyaan’s Carlos Santana! Shivaank loves Apple products! He stays up to date with the latest happenings of the tech world and gets his hands dirty with the latest Gadgets! Follow Him on Google Plus : Google+

  • Divyansh Dalal

    i hate this, they should have announced it at google i/o, i waited a month for google i/o and they didnt announce at google i/o and now they announced ?! da fuq ? now i have an old nexus 7 :

  • KeshavKaranth

    It’s only 16k converted to Indian Rs. But when it reaches here, it will definitely be above 20k.

  • Harshalag

    Google Announces The New Nexus 7  what is the price of this device in India

  • venkyrockz316

    Can’t wait for its release in India any iGYAAN’s hands-on

  • shameerpichan

    this is the best tech blog from india
    regards
    http://www.TechandTalks.tk

  • shishirmukherjee017

    Okay finally I made a good decision of not getting one before but now I will definitely go for it. HURRY UP AND LAUNCH IT IN INDIA FAST!!!

  • ISamitArtist

    What’s the price like?

    • neoasr

      ISamitArtist same as before

  • Hay Upadhyaya

    It’s Awesome

  • Vishal Bhardwaj

    How to buy this in India

  • Adit Lal

    When can we Order (normal shipping ) to India .. I know its still pre order and also that is not Official here yet

  • Rahul Suresh