A new Nexus 7 iteration has been making a lot of noise for quite some time now. Enthusiasm surrounding the device is reaching frenzied proportions but Google seems to be unfazed and least concerned. Many had expected the search giant to announce the device during its I/O conference though it came and went by with nary a mention of the Nexus 7 successor. However, there is also no denying there is something cooking at the Asus and Google camp and all indications point to it being technically delicious.
There also are strong indications of the existence of the Nexus 7 2, with both Bluetooth and FCC filings for the K008 and K009 tablets from Asus being the biggest proof of it. If that is not enough then an Asus customer representative also seems to have spilled all the beans as far as the new gen Nexus 7 is concerned. What does add a touch of authenticity to what the Asus rep revealed is the fact that much of what he revealed has tallied with previous rumors in this field.
From what the rep revealed, the picture that emerges is that of a 7 inch device having a resolution of 1980 x 1200 pixels. The device will be powered by the quad core Qualcomm 600 chip in conjugation with a 2 GB RAM along with 32 GB of internal memory. Also, the Nexus 7 this time will feature a dual camera setup, with a 5 mp unit at the rear along with a 1.2 mp camera mounted at the front. The device is belied to run Android 4.3 right out of the box, with the new Android version also expected to launch this month itself. The rest of the spec includes Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, and NFC along with a 4000 mAh battery providing the juice.
The scale of rumors as well as enthusiasm surrounding the device continues to mount while Google continues to maintain a studied silence over the entire matter. Hope we have something substantial soon enough.