Second-generation Nexus 7 press images surface

Second-generation Nexus 7 press images surface
Just yesterday, we got to see the first press renders of the second-generation Nexus 7 tablet coming with an extremely sharp 1920 x 1200-pixel 7-inch display. We also heard about its affordable prices, starting from $229 for the basic model. Now, the full set of press images has leaked out and you can take a look at the new Nexus 7 in its full glory.

The tablet has become narrower, but longer on the y axis, compared to its predecessor. On the back, the Nexus logo has turned larger and vertical. A rear camera (allegedly, a 5-megapixel one) has appeared. On the front, a notification LED light surfaces. There are changes under the hood with Google and Asus now going for a Qualcomm chip instead of the Tegra used in the first-gen Nexus 7.

Good news is that all those rumors will be coming to an end on Wednesday, July 24th when Google is expected to officially unveil the second Nexus 7. Stay tuned for our coverage of the event.

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Nexus 7 (2013)
  • Display 7.0" 1920 x 1200 pixels
  • Camera 5 MP / 1.2 MP front
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro, Quad-core, 1500 MHz
  • Storage 32 GB
  • Battery 3950 mAh



1. ajac09

Posts: 1482; Member since: Sep 30, 2009

October 24th? damn thats a long time

2. mercorp

Posts: 1045; Member since: Jan 28, 2012

July 24th... This tablet has the potential to be a critical hit.

4. yahoo29

Posts: 71; Member since: Sep 15, 2012

Yah it is the unveiling of the first Nexus 7 but unlike now it will be earlier.

15. Victor.H

Posts: 1064; Member since: May 27, 2011

That was a weird type. July 24th it is.

3. abcdefgh

Posts: 471; Member since: Mar 29, 2013

thin bezels please

9. tiara6918

Posts: 2263; Member since: Apr 26, 2012

The bezels on the top and bottom are taking a lot of useless space, I hope this is not the final unit

16. HeWhoDoesNothing

Posts: 158; Member since: Jul 15, 2013

As close as we are to the unveiling, as unfortunate as it is, I think this is pretty much it.

22. TheLolGuy

Posts: 483; Member since: Mar 05, 2013

Why do people want a thin bezel? I want to actually hold the tablet without my finger snapping off the corner. It feels like I'll either break off the edge, or my grip is too weak, causing it to fall out of my hands. Or even accidental touches. This is not a smartphone...

36. JojoGo101

Posts: 211; Member since: Dec 17, 2012

Thin bezel? Forget that, look how ugly that wallpaper is! Seriously, I hope they aren't gonna use that.

38. whysoserious

Posts: 318; Member since: Jul 20, 2012

Jesus christ! Seriously, the wallpaper was the bigger issue here? Please tell me that was sarcasm.

40. jjjsong

Posts: 76; Member since: Dec 27, 2011

I was pretty set to buying one ... now not so much anymore purely because of the extra large bezels at the top and bottom. first gen nexus 7 was already testing my limit on the bezel sizes and this new one is pushing it too much.

5. whoyton2

Posts: 142; Member since: Jun 19, 2013

Oooo new wallpaper...4.3 may yet bring some surprises,

6. LetsBeHonest

Posts: 1548; Member since: Jun 04, 2013

I honestly think it is July 24th instead of oct 24 may be mistyped by the author anyway, a nice upgrade over previous nexus 7

7. HASHTAG unregistered

What a bezel.

8. xperiaDROID

Posts: 5629; Member since: Mar 08, 2013

Bring it on!

10. rabih_z

Posts: 45; Member since: Nov 02, 2012

i have the first nexus 7 & all i can say its a robust & handy device either in work or daily internet use. one thing it needs a bigger assortment of apps or my location (lebanon) is the reason?!?! i wont buy this one but for sure ill be buying the third

11. Berzerk000

Posts: 4275; Member since: Jun 26, 2011

Looks like a SIM/SD card slot in #6. Probably SIM, because Google isn't known for their SD cards anymore.

18. jove39

Posts: 2146; Member since: Oct 18, 2011

It's SIM card slot

19. pellegrini

Posts: 84; Member since: Jun 14, 2012

I hope the $ 229 unit has 3G too.

29. fanboy1974

Posts: 1345; Member since: Nov 12, 2011

Keep dreaming!

12. wendygarett unregistered

Big bezel top and bottom? Slim and thin? Looks like a 7 inch Xperia zu for me :)

13. ianbbaa

Posts: 332; Member since: Mar 20, 2013

wow, thats a nasty one...

14. VZWuser76

Posts: 4974; Member since: Mar 04, 2010

I think the October date is a typo considering everyone says it's supposed to launch July 31st.

17. omarr

Posts: 149; Member since: Sep 15, 2012

No thanks , where is my retina ipad mini

20. Rocksteady unregistered

In a different article

30. omarr

Posts: 149; Member since: Sep 15, 2012

Thats so funny that i forgot to laugh

34. kalloud

Posts: 155; Member since: Jun 21, 2012

LoL :-D

31. fanboy1974

Posts: 1345; Member since: Nov 12, 2011

Apple is still trying to figure out how to sale a retina mini without damaging the 9.7" iPad any further. Don't be surprised if a retina iPad mini cost more than the current mini whenever it's released.

21. Samir_Maric

Posts: 89; Member since: Oct 28, 2012

i this may be android 4.3 wallpaper

23. flynfree

Posts: 374; Member since: Jun 09, 2013

Nice, a lot of bezel for wider and thick hands.

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