Google has launched the new 2013 edition of Android tablet with the latest Jellybean 4.3 OS. For obvious reasons, Nexus 7 2013 Edition is the best in terms of specs and features improvements from the 2012 edition.
Keeping the Screen Sizes same, the Nexus 7 tablet comes with the 7 inches of size. With the 1920 x 1200 LCD IPS Panel. In terms of Pixels Per Inch (PPI), Nexus 7 2013 comes with the 323PPI while the 2012 edition comes with 107PPI which is a whopping difference of 216PPI.
Nexus 7 2013 comes with the straight 2GB of RAM which makes multitasking and switching between the apps fast and very easily. In terms of internal storage options, this device comes with the two options which are 16 as well as 32 Gigs of storage with no external sd card slot.
Nexus 7 2013 comes with the much better 5MP rear camera along with the 1.2MP front facing camera with different sensor and better performance clubbed with better image quality.
Processor & Graphics:
Processor and Graphics is an integral part of the device which plays a substantial role. Nexus 7 2013 comes with the Quad Core Snapdragon S4 Pro CPU which is clocked at 1.5GHz along with the 400MHz of Adreno 320 GPU.
WiFi and Cellular Options:
Nexus 7 2013 comes with the dual-band 802.11 a/b/g/n Wi-Fi option along with the 4G LTE Support for AT&T, T-Mobile and Verizon Wireless.
Nexus 7 2013 comes with the Jellybean 4.3 Android OS straight out of the box.
It’s hard to believe, but Nexus 7 (2013) comes with lesser battery when compared to Nexus 7 (2012) edition. While this year’s Nexus 7 comes with the 3950mAh of battery, the last year’s Nexus 7 came with 4325mAh of battery.
- $229 (16GB)
- $269 (32GB)
- $349 (32GB + 4G LTE)
In addition to the USA market, other countries that will get the tablet including the UK, Germany, Spain, France, Germany, Japan, South Korea, Australia and Canada – other markets will follow soon after but not that long.
For a detailed comparison check the complete specs chart below:
|Specification||Nexus 7 – 2012 Edition||Nexus 7 – 2013 Edition|
|Screen||7 inches with Corning Glass 7 inched LCD IPS Display||7 inches with Corning Glass 7 inched LCD IPS Display|
|PPI (Pixels Per Inch), Resolution||216, 1280 x 800||323, 1920 x 1280|
|Processor||1.2GHz Quad Core NVIDIA Tegra 3||1.5GHz Quad Core Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro|
|GPU||416MHz 12 Core NVIDIA GeForce||400MHz Adreno 320|
|Rear Camera||1.2MP||5 MP|
|GPS & NFC||Yes||Yes|
|WiFi||802.11 b/g/n||Dual Band 802.11 a/b/g/n|
|OS||Jellybean 4.2.2 (upgradeable to Jellybean 4.3)||Jellybean 4.3|
|Cellular||3G Support with AT&T||4G LTE Support with AT&T, T-Mobile & Verizon Wireless|
|Bluetooth||Bluetooth 4.0||Bluetooth 4.0|
|Dimensions x Weight||198.5 x 120 x 10.45mm, 340 grams||200 x 114 x 8.6mm, 299 grams|
|Price||$199 (16GB), $249 (32GB) and $299 (32GB + 3G)||$229 (16GB), $269 (32GB) and $349 (32GB + 4G LTE)|