Next generation of Nexus 7 Google tablet may be introduced in July 2013
According to Reuters next generation of Nexus 7 tablet could launch at July 2013. Fist generation of Google Nexus 7 tablet has been introduced in July 2012 and nominated as a best 7-inch Android tablet by many sources.
The new generation of Nexus 7 will be powered by modern Qualcomm processor that outperforms quad-core Tegra 3 processor of the current model. Display resolution is expected to be higher than 1280×800 pixels. Design of the tablet is also going to change: the frame around the display will be thinner.
Google is going to keep ASUS as the manufacturer of the new Nexus 7 tablet. While exact price of the device is unknown the most of analysts expect the range between $149 to $199 for new Nexus 7. They also expect a price drop for the existing model of Nexus 7.
During the second half of 2013 Google expects to sell 6.8 million of new Nexus 7. Sales of the first generation of Nexus 7 for the period between July and December 2012 were 4.6 million units.
The first version of Google Nexus 7 tablet was presented in June 2012. The price of the device is $199 for the 16-gigabyte model and $249 for a 32-gigabyte. Main competitors of Nexus 7 are Amazon Kindle Fire HD, Apple iPad mini and Samsung Galaxy Tab 2.
Nexus is a Google trademark for smartphones and tablets developed by Google but manufactured in collaboration with third-party vendors such as Asus, HTC and Samsung. Nexus devices are always running on the latest release of Android operating system developed by Google.
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