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ASUS and Google to introduce Google Nexus 7 sequel in May

0. phoneArena 28 Jan 2013, 21:28 posted on

According to upstream supply sources, Google and ASUS will introduce the sequel to their Google Nexus 7 in May while pricing will remain in the same $199-$249 range for the device; among the changes will be a FHD display with an industrial border and a thinner display border; both companies expect to sell a total of 10 million units combined of the original and sequel by the end of the year...

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posted on 28 Jan 2013, 21:32 3

1. blackice214 (Posts: 163; Member since: 03 Jan 2013)


Nice I might buy just because of the price and the FHD display.

posted on 29 Jan 2013, 00:25

23. RiseAgainst94 (Posts: 271; Member since: 03 Mar 2012)


AGood call. By improving the display and border they literally just enhanced the only two aspects of mu Nexus 7 that im not thrilled about. Wish there was an sd card slot but that's okay.

Edit *** They would do well to greatly improve the video quality of the front facing camera.

posted on 29 Jan 2013, 03:10

28. _Bone_ (Posts: 2106; Member since: 29 Oct 2012)


Waited a couple of months and can wait a few more before buying one of these beasts. Updated Nexus 10, nexgen Nexus 7, maybe a Nexus 8 FHD, that would be the ideal in-betweener, or the Ipad Mini 2. Really is the year of mature tablets with $400 tops for high-end technology.

posted on 29 Jan 2013, 04:35

30. cezarepc (Posts: 556; Member since: 23 Nov 2012)


Can't wait to upgrade my tab!

posted on 29 Jan 2013, 04:51 1

31. rf1975 (Posts: 241; Member since: 01 Aug 2011)


Just make few hundred or thousand unit and then say out of stock after few days. Then tell people "Our OEM manufacturer can not meet the demand".
http://www.phonearena.com/news/Amazon-Kindle-Fire-owns-the-U.S.-Android-tablet-market-with-a-37-share_id39184

posted on 28 Jan 2013, 21:33 2

2. umadd (banned) (Posts: 40; Member since: 25 Jan 2013)


Expect this one to be out of stock for a long time like the Nexus 4

posted on 28 Jan 2013, 22:23 3

9. haroonazeem638 (Posts: 127; Member since: 29 Mar 2011)


This is Asus we are talking about!

posted on 28 Jan 2013, 22:31 1

12. umadd (banned) (Posts: 40; Member since: 25 Jan 2013)


Were you not around during the Nexus 7 launch? On top of that, demand will be much higher this time around.

posted on 28 Jan 2013, 22:38 4

13. haroonazeem638 (Posts: 127; Member since: 29 Mar 2011)


Nexus 4 launch has been much worse than Nexus 7's. They were much quicker to fix their supply issues. Plus, don't you think Asus might have learnt from experience? I don't believe there will be supply issues like before for the new Nexus 7

posted on 28 Jan 2013, 22:42

14. umadd (banned) (Posts: 40; Member since: 25 Jan 2013)


nexus 4 demands were overwhelming. nexus 7 demands were nowhere near that of nexus 4 and were still sold out. moreover, the 3g version of nexus 7 also sold out.

you must not know how demand and supply work. manufacturers do not simply supply as much as they can. they supply an optimal amount. go take a class in economics simpleton

posted on 29 Jan 2013, 00:05 2

20. wendygarett (unregistered)


It's funny that you keeps yelling people retarded where you yourself retarded as well, nexus 7 selling well around the globe, if the country has no kindle fire, nexus 7 will definitely be top spot on android tablet, if not either galaxy tab 7.0...

do some research before you claim someone retarded, retarded

posted on 28 Jan 2013, 21:38 3

3. MC1123 (Posts: 1236; Member since: 12 Nov 2012)


noce one google, but hoping 7.7" (im not refering to the iPad mini, but the size of the galaxy tab 7.7, which is a good screen size, not too small, not too big either) screen size but maintain the slimness!

hope they keep the tegra 4 since im sure snapdragon 800 will be pricey...and add a rear camera too!

even i dont like android, i only like android with stock UI on it, samsung and others ruin the experience!

posted on 28 Jan 2013, 22:13 1

7. umadd (banned) (Posts: 40; Member since: 25 Jan 2013)


"even i dont like android, i only like android with stock UI on it, samsung and others ruin the experience!"

OH NOES! THEY PUT A SKIN ON IT! IT'S RUIIIIIINEDDDDDDDDDDDDDDD T_T

posted on 29 Jan 2013, 07:46

33. darkskoliro (Posts: 953; Member since: 07 May 2012)


Samsung tablets are the worst. Holy bjeezus its so slow compared to stock JB/ICS, and full of cartoon looking icons...bleh not to mention average specs

posted on 28 Jan 2013, 21:41 2

4. imsickwithsmartphone (Posts: 153; Member since: 28 Jan 2013)


WATCH OUT APPLE!!

posted on 28 Jan 2013, 21:49

5. galanoth (Posts: 306; Member since: 26 Nov 2011)


I'm hoping for Nexus 7.7.
With a 1920 x 1200 resolution, a little thinner bezels all around, and Tegra 4.
An appropriate upgrade over last years model.

posted on 28 Jan 2013, 21:53

6. cretinick (Posts: 147; Member since: 25 Jan 2011)


And it will be the Nexus 8 with 8" screen?

posted on 28 Jan 2013, 22:17

8. techguy22 (Posts: 226; Member since: 09 Aug 2012)


yes yes i love my nexus 7. just did some customize. i want new display and processor for the new baby NOW.

posted on 28 Jan 2013, 22:25 1

10. haroonazeem638 (Posts: 127; Member since: 29 Mar 2011)


I am wishing for something new in Android 5.0 on the new Nexus 7 or whatever it will be called. I want the on-screen buttons gone...like forever. They take away precious space from the screen. Android needs gestures. A swipe from bottom to top for options such as home, back, multitasking etc. instead of on-screen buttons....OR something new!
Surprise us Google!

posted on 28 Jan 2013, 23:07 2

17. rdeleonp (Posts: 43; Member since: 21 Jan 2012)


CM 10.1 + Nova Launcher Prime + LMT Launcher give you all that and more. Look it up.

posted on 28 Jan 2013, 23:45

19. haroonazeem638 (Posts: 127; Member since: 29 Mar 2011)


Thank you very much! I did not know that :D

posted on 29 Jan 2013, 02:13

27. linneti15 (Posts: 49; Member since: 26 Sep 2012)


ehh multitasking i can live with for a gesture and then button press... but home and back?? no way!! there needs to be dedicated buttons/dedicated gestures for these because they are too important to have 2 or more steps to do them..

posted on 28 Jan 2013, 22:27

11. idroidequis (Posts: 103; Member since: 23 Jan 2013)


As much as Id love to upgrade mines theres nothing that it cant do that I throw at it. An FHD screen is tempting though.

posted on 28 Jan 2013, 22:44

15. half_21 (Posts: 44; Member since: 16 Nov 2012)


this time i'll wait 3-4 months before buying this model...so i would not have any regrets of buying it as soon as it was released and then found out that after a few months they release an upgraded version of this model...and at least the price would be cheaper..and besides my nexus 7 ow is sufficient enough for my needs...^^

posted on 28 Jan 2013, 22:53

16. HDShatter (Posts: 1021; Member since: 17 Jan 2013)


I'm hoping for 1200p screen, 2gb ddr3, tegra 4 and if there smart they will either put 64gb of storage in it or an sd slot (I doubt they will put an sd slot since it is a nexus)

posted on 28 Jan 2013, 23:18

18. BadAssAbe (Posts: 434; Member since: 22 Apr 2011)


FHD is not really necessary, i rather have More Storage and battery.

Give me the least amount bezel possible so when i add my otterbox, i can still put it in my pocket.

Same price range is a win

Next Gen Processor would be nice but not necessary, Current 7 is Fast, Real Fast

posted on 29 Jan 2013, 00:12

21. Berzerk000 (Posts: 3944; Member since: 26 Jun 2011)


Tegra 4, 2 GB RAM, and FHD 7" display, for $200 with stock Android? Take that, Kindle Fire!

posted on 29 Jan 2013, 03:52

29. TylerGrunter (Posts: 874; Member since: 16 Feb 2012)


That's just a whish list, isn't it?
I would be OK with the FHD, 2 GB of RAM, and any dual core A15 like the OMAP 5 or Exynos 5 quad.

posted on 29 Jan 2013, 00:17

22. Junkerleah (Posts: 1; Member since: 29 Jan 2013)


Google I/O 2013 may be four months away, but there are already speculation on what Google is planning to launch at its annual conference.

posted on 29 Jan 2013, 00:51

24. bigstrudel (Posts: 518; Member since: 20 Aug 2012)


Gotta upgrade that Processor if its going Full HD. The Tegra 3 was JUST enough to make it run 100% smooth if youre using the right rom/kernel. Stock 4.2 still has a tiny bit of choppyness in spots.

posted on 29 Jan 2013, 01:16

25. Droidude (Posts: 18; Member since: 04 Jul 2010)


I have a Galaxy Tab 2 7.0. Since the update to jelly bean its been great. The new Nexus 7 with a HD display sounds good enough to buy .

posted on 29 Jan 2013, 01:18

26. tiara6918 (Posts: 1352; Member since: 26 Apr 2012)


Given that price tag, the full hd display is a big bonus!

posted on 29 Jan 2013, 05:38

32. jove39 (Posts: 1261; Member since: 18 Oct 2011)


Tegra4?

posted on 29 Jan 2013, 11:13

34. Droidude (Posts: 18; Member since: 04 Jul 2010)


FHD diaplay for $249. Unless the Gal Tab 8 has some amazing features, I'll be returning to the Nexus fold.

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