It is new version of Nexus 7.  Google pushed it to market in July, 2013, to replace the old Nexus 7.


Compare with the old Nexus 7. There are some new features or improvement on hardware.

  • 1,920 x 1,200 IPS display
  • 2GB of RAM
  • a rear camera
  • a quad-core processor
  • wireless charging
  • Come with Jelly Bean 4.3

NEXUS 7 (2013) NEXUS 7 (2012)
Pricing $229+ (I got it only $139) $199+
Dimensions 7.87 x 4.49 x 0.34 inches (200 x 114 x 8.7mm) 7.81 x 4.72 x 0.41 inches (198.5 x 120 x 10.5mm)
Weight WiFi: 10.23 oz. (290g); LTE: 10.55 oz. (299g) WiFi: 11.99 oz. (340g); 3G: 12.24 oz (347g)
Screen size 7.02 inches 7.02 inches
Screen resolution 1,920 x 1,200 pixels (323 ppi) 1,280 x 800 pixels (216 ppi)
Screen type IPS LCD IPS LCD
Battery 3,950mAh 4,325mAh
Internal storage 16/32GB 8/16GB
External storage None None
Rear camera 5MP, AF No rear camera
Front-facing cam 1.2MP 1.2MP
Video capture 1080p/30fps 720p (using front camera)
NFC Yes Yes
Radios varies by market; LTE/HSPA+/GSM/EDGE varies by market; HSPA+/GSM/EDGE
Bluetooth v4.0 v3.0
SoC Snapdragon S4 Pro NVIDIA Tegra 3
CPU 1.5GHz quad-core Krait 1.2GHz quad-core Cortex-A9
GPU Adreno 320 ULP GeForce
Wireless Charging Yes No
WiFi Dual-band, a/b/g/n b/g/n
Operating system Android 4.3, Upgradeable to Android 4.4 Kitkat Upgradeable to Android 4.3

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