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ASUS Nexus 7 Gen 2 Android Tablet

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The New ASUS Nexus 7 Gen 2 Android Tablet

Asus has recently introduced the successor to the popular Nexus 7. The original Nexus 7 was a svelt, small, light, and affordable 7 inch tablet built by the technology giant Asus. The small portable tablet market is saturated with entries by many manufacturers all competing for your heard earned money. In order to be successful in this category you have to present a significant value or set of features to stand out from the crowd. The market is currently dominated by the iPad/iPad Air , iPad Mini, Samsung’s Note 7/8, and Tab series. All that changes with the new Asus Nexus 7 Gen 2.

Asus has pulled a rabbit out of its hat and brought to market an undeniably excellent product which excels over the competition in nearly every important category. I will rarely speak out strongly for a product but the Nexus 7 Gen 2 really does bring a winning combo to market. Before we get into why the Nexus 7 Gen 2 is so great lets take a look at the two varieties, its’ specifications, and some pictures.

 

Operating System
AndroidTM 4.3
Display
7″ LED Backlight WUXGA (1920×1200) Screen
IPS Panel
10 finger multi-touch support
CPU
Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ S4 Pro 8064 Quad-Core, 1.5 GHz*1
Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ S4 Pro 8064 +MDM9215M Quad-Core, 1.5 GHz*2
Memory
2GB
Storage
16GB/32GB *3
Network Standard
DC-HSPA+ UL:42 Mbps/DL:5.76 Mbps
LTE UL:100 Mbps/DL:50 Mbps
3G :
WCDMA :
850/1900/2100
2G :
: 850/900/1800/1900,
4G:
LTE:
700/800/850/1700/1800/1900/2100/2600*4
Wireless Data Network
WLAN 802.11 a/b/g/n@2.4GHz/ 5GHz*3
Bluetooth V4.0, NFC
Camera
1.2 MP Front Camera
5 MP Rear Camera
Auto focus (rear)
Large f2.4 aperture. (rear camera)
Audio
Stereo Speakers
Interface
1 x SlimPort™
1 x Audio Jack: Headphone
Sensor
1. G-Sensor
2. E-compass
3. Ambient Light Sensor
4. Proximity Sensor(LTE only)
5. Gyroscope
6. Hall Sensor
Battery
10 hours; 15Wh Li-polymer Battery *5
GPS
Support
Power Adapter
Output:5.2V 1.35A/7W for other USB device
Input:100-240V AC, 50/60Hz universal
Support Wireless Charging
Color
Black
Dimensions
114 x 200 x 8.65 mm (WxHxD)
Weight
WiFi: 290 g / LTE: 299 g
Note
*1: WiFi SKU,May vary by SKU and country.
*2: LTE SKU,May vary by SKU and country.
*3: May vary by SKU and country.
*4: NA/JP SKU: 2100(1), 1900(2), 1800(3), AWS 2100/1700(4), 850(5), 700(13), 700(17)
EU/KR/AU/Others SKU: 2100(1), 1900(2), 1800(3), AWS 2100/1700(4), 850(5), 2600(7), 800(20)
*5: Battery life will vary according to use. Battery life measured by looping 720p video, brightness at 100nits, external microphone, Wi-Fi /3G on, and Gmail logged in for email and updates.

 

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