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New Google Nexus 7 2 video review

Luke Johnson


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The new Google Nexus 7 will hit the UK on August 28

Go to the full Nexus 7 2 Review

Following the formal unveiling of the second-generation Google Nexus 7 late last month, we have got our mitts on the iPad mini rival and even have a Google Nexus 7 video review for your perusal.

Announced alongside Google’s new Android 4.3 Jelly Bean operating system, the new Google Nexus 7 2 lines up with a revamped array of innards and a refreshed 7-inch form factor. It is the first device to run the new Android OS and boasts the highest resolution display currently on any 7-inch tablet.

If you don’t have time to read our full, in-depth Google Nexus 7 2 review, fret not, now you can simply watch the video below to see what we made of the device.

Currently available only in the US, the new Google Nexus 7 has been designed by Google and manufactured in partnership with Asus. A wallet friendly powerhouse of the sub-sized tablet scene, the Google Nexus 7 UK release date has been set for August 28 priced from £199.

A direct replacement to last year’s hugely successful original Nexus 7, n announcing the company’s second-generation tablet, Hugo Berra, Google Vice President of Android Product Management stated: “We are staying focused on exactly the same things that made the original Nexus 7 so successful: portability, performance and of course the power of Google.”

Running a 1.5GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro processor, the new model is 80 per cent faster than the original Nexus 7.

Boasting 2GB of RAM and the option of 16GB or 32GB storage capacities, the new Google Nexus 7 specs sheet is further enhanced by the usual Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.0, NFC and 4G connectivity options. It has a 5-megapixel rear-mounted camera and a 1.2-megapixel at the front.

It's made the jump to a 1920 x 1200 pixel Full HD display with a 323 pixels-per-inch image density, but the Google tablet has managed to keep most of its staying power, taking its battery life into the realms of the 8 hour mark.

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See also: Nexus 9 review

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