A new, second-generation Google Nexus 7 tablet is reportedly on the cards and latest reports have suggested an Asus customer services rep has already revealed a number of details around the device.
Although far from an official confirmation, it has been claimed that an Asus spokesperson has discussed the much mooted product with consumers, claiming
Emerging via a selection of screenshots from an Asus customer care conversation, the reports, which should be taken with a considerable pinch of salt, have claimed the iPad mini rival will touch down with a Full HD display and the as yet unconfirmed Android 4.3.
With the unnamed Asus representative suggesting the new Google Nexus 7 will launch “before the end of July,” it has been suggested that the tablet will be the first piece of hardware to run the next version of Android. A number a leaks in recent weeks have seen Android 4.3 break cover as a further advancement on Jelly Bean rather than the all new Key Lime Pie which is eagerly awaited.
According to the outed conversation, the new Google Nexus 7 specs sheet will be an impressive affair with a quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 600 processor tipped to land alongside 2GB of RAM and a reasonable 32GB of internal storage.
The reports have suggested that the 7-inch 1980 x 1200p resolution display will be further enhanced by the presence of cameras front and rear. While a 5-megapixel snapper is expected for the back, and 1.2-megapixel camera has been mooted for up front. With Blueooth 4.0 and NFC believed to be included, a hefty 4000mAh is expected to keep the new Google Nexus 7 running along.
Although there is no direct mention of the Nexus branded product itself, the discussion surrounding the code named Asus K009 is widely believed to be a follow-on to the affordable and hugely popular Google themed Android tablet.
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