The second version of the Nexus 7 has some nicely upgraded specs, and a slightly upgraded price, as well. It will sell for $229 in its base, 16GB wi-fi only form, and $269 for the 32GB model. It's expected there will be a cellular-capable model, as well.
The now-known specs include:
- Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro 8064 (quad-core) processor with a 2MB L2 cache, 1.5Ghz
- Adreno 320 graphics
- Android 4.3 (Jelly Bean)
- 802.11a/b/g/n wi-fi
- 2GB DDR3LM RAM
- 7" LCD high-definition 10-finger capacitive touch screen, with IPS technology, 300 cd/m² brightness, 178° viewing angles and 1920 x 1200 resolution
- 16GB or 32GB of on-board flash memory
- 5.0MP rear-facing and 1.2MP front-facing webcams
- Bluetooth 4.0
- 0.3-inches in thickness (down from 0.416 inches in the original)
- 11.2 oz. (down from 12 oz. in the original)
- G-sensor, ambient light, Ecompass, gyroscope and proximity sensors
If you're wondering what out-of-the-box experience for the second-gen Nexus 7 will be like, check out the embedded video.