The Nexus 7 (2013) version, which was unveiled by Google and Asus in July this year with Android 4.3 Jelly Bean operating system, will be launched in India next month, Times of India has claimed quoting its sources.
The tablet would initially be made available through Google’s very own experience store, AndroidLand in Noida and Bangaluru, following which it would be making way to other retail stores as well.
The new Nexus 7 tablet is significant improvement over the first Nexus 7 in terms of core hardware, camera, weight and mobile operating system entirely. For instance, the Nexus 7 (2013) comes with a 7 inch touchscreen with full HD (1080p) resolution as compared to HD resolution based display of the 2012 model.
This tablet housed a quad-core 1.5 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon Pro along with 2 GB RAM. This is a major change over the Nvidia Tegra 3 chipset and 1 GB RAM of the Nexus 7 (2012). Google’s new Nexus 7 (2013) has dual-band WiFi support as well. Google has armed it with Android 4.3 Jelly Bean operating system with several new features such as multi-user restricted profiles, Bluetooth Low Energy support, and Hindi language support.
The tablet features Bluetooth 4.0 LE that is said to work nicely with the Bluetooth Smart support in the Android 4.3 Jelly Bean. Apart from that, there is HDMI output for connecting the tablet directly with a HD display. It has Near Field Communication support as well. Most importantly it has wireless charging support.