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Google Nexus 7 2013: Five interesting things

Last Updated: Saturday, August 3, 2013 - 11:52

Zee Media Bureau

New Delhi: Laying all the anticipation to rest, Google launched its much hyped Google Nexus 7 2013 last week.

The seven-inch tablet made by Taiwan-based Asus and bearing the Google Nexus brand is designed as a very handy device that can easily be tucked into a pocket or can be quickly slipped into a handbag.

Being the successor of Google Nexus 7, the new model is bound to be often compared with its predecessor. Let’s have a look at five interesting things about the tablet.


The new Nexus 7 has more powerful and better graphics processor. The device is almost as twice as fast that packs Qualcomm's 1.5GHz Snapdragon S4 Pro processor.

The new Nexus 7 will also be the first device to get the 4.3 version of its Android software.


The new Nexus 7 tablet boasts a higher-definition 17.5-centimetre display screen promising a retina-quality display. Nexus 7 features a higher pixel density (323 pixels per inch vis-à-vis 216 on the old model).


A model with 16 gigabytes of storage will sell for USD 229, a USD 30 per increase from the original Nexus 7 released a year ago. A 32-gigabyte version of the Nexus 7 for USD 269, a USD 20 price increase.


Google Nexus 7 has no microSD support, which means that you will have to make do with the existing model. Incase your demand for space storage is more; you have no other option than to buy the higher-end model.

Camera and music

The device sports a 5-megapixel rear camera though it is being widely said that the camera is not certainly the best in range.

The new Nexus 7 has dual stereo speakers (on the left as well as the right side of the tablet) which means that you will hear richer sound. The device's battery duration also enjoys and extra hour as compared to the older one.

First Published: Saturday, August 3, 2013 - 11:52
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