Google’s Huawei built 7-inch tablet with 4GB RAM expected by end of 2016

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Google launched two new Nexus smartphones last year but did not release a tablet. This could change this year as Google is expected to launch successor for the Nexus 7 tablet.

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Huawei might make the 2016 Google Nexus 7 tablet

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2015 has been the year of the smartphones for Google as they unveiled two Nexus smartphones instead of one. However, tablet fans were disappointed since there was no new tablet released this year especially for those who wanted a new Nexus 7. New rumors indicate that we will see a new Nexus 7 in 2016 and that it will be made by Huawei.

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Android 5.1.1 Lollipop OTA update rolling out to Nexus 7 (Wi-Fi)

After shipping Android 5.1.1 Lollipop OTA update to Nexus 10 last week, Google has now rolled out the OTA update to Nexus 7 2012 (Wi-Fi). We have received the update in India on Wednesday and it weighs 9.6MB in size.

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Google Nexus 4, Nexus 7 receiving Android 5.1 Lollipop OTA update in India

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Google Nexus 4 and Nexus 7 users have started receiving the Android 5.1 Lollipop OTA update in India. Continue reading “Google Nexus 4, Nexus 7 receiving Android 5.1 Lollipop OTA update in India”

Google rumored to be working on a budget Nexus smartphone

Google is reportedly working on a low budget Nexus smartphone and has teamed up with Taiwanese chip maker MediaTek for the same, according to a Chinese website MTKSJ. The entry-level Nexus is rumoured to be priced as low as $100 (about Rs 6,000) and hence will fall in the category of lower mid-range phones.

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iPad mini with Retina display vs Nexus 7 2013 Photo Gallery

Google and Apple haven’t really considered India as a potential market in the previous years, but things are changing pretty soon as all the products are arriving pretty soon in India. Google launched the latest Nexus 7 2013 sometime in July and the product has been available in India for nearly a month. On the other hand, the iPad mini with Retina display has been just launched. Both the tablets are in the second iteration and have amazing high resolution displays.

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White Nexus 7 launched for $269, available in US, UK & Japan

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Alongside a suite of Google Play Edition devices, Google has today also revealed a brand new variant of the Nexus 7 tablet. The white version of the popular Android tablet will only be sold in the 32GB version. The white color extends only to the back of the tablet with the front remaining black. This leads to a dual tone color finish.

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Google Nexus 7 (2013) WiFi and LTE variants go on sale in India on Play Store

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After a very long wait, Google has finally started selling the 2013 edition Nexus 7 tablets in India. The tablets have been priced rather competitively and start at just Rs. 20,999 for the 16GB variant. The 32GB WiFi only model will be available for Rs. 23,999 while stepping up to the LTE variant will bump up costs to Rs. 27,999. Shipping estimates suggest that the tablet would leave the warehouse by 26th November and we’re expecting supplies to be a bit limited initially.  Continue reading “Google Nexus 7 (2013) WiFi and LTE variants go on sale in India on Play Store”

Android 4.4 KitKat update for Nexus 7, Nexus 10 starts rolling out

The official Android twitter handle just let loose some information that a lot of you having been waiting for. Both the 2012 and 2013 editions of the Nexus 7 will be getting the Android 4.4 update starting today.

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Google Nexus 7 2013 LTE Version Unboxing

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I was in Berlin, Germany for IFA 2013 last week and managed to pick an LTE version of the Nexus 7 2013 which is currently on sale only in a few countries including Germany and UK. We had already unboxed the WiFi only version previous on FoneArena and like always we are always excited about any device with a SIM card slot and here we have the unboxing of the Nexus 7 2013 LTE version.

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Google Nexus 7 (2013) Review

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Google’s Nexus program is aimed at providing an Android experience the way the California based company meant it to be. Now in its second iteration, the Nexus 7 manufactured by Asus is sharper, faster and just a bit more expensive. Does it still pack the same value and punch that made the original perhaps the best Android tablet on the market ? Read on to find out. Continue reading “Google Nexus 7 (2013) Review”

The New Nexus 7 2013 – What’s new? Should you upgrade?

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The new Nexus 7(2013) launched just within the last 24 hours but a lot has been already said about it thanks to the various leaks and pre orders that went live even before it went official. That said, the full specifications are finally revealed and we have gone through the completely to see if this is really worth the upgrade. Well, is it? Should you upgrade from your old Nexus 7? Lets find out.

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New Google Nexus 7 coming soon to India

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Google unveiled the new Nexus 7 few hours back. The Nexus 7 comes in 3 variants, 16GB WiFi, 32GB WiFi and 32GB 4GLTE. Google announced that the WiFi version of the Nexus 7 (2013) would go on sale first in the U.S starting from July 30th over Google Play and several local retailers. It also announced that the Asus-made Nexus 7 tablet would be available United Kingdom, Canada, Germany, Spain, France, Japan, Korea, and Australia in the coming week with other countries to follow soon after. Even though they did not announce what these countries the New Nexus 7 page is live for several countries including India that reveals that the tablet would eventually launch here. Continue reading “New Google Nexus 7 coming soon to India”

New Nexus 7 already gets unboxed and benchmarked

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Google is going to announced the New Nexus 7 officially later today. We had already seen several leaks of the device, now Android Police has posted the unboxing images and video and benchmarks of the ASUS-made Google Nexus 7 tablet. The tablet has a 7-inch display with a resolution of 1920 by 1200 at 320 ppi pixel density, powered by a 1.5 GHz quad-core Snapdragon S4 Pro APQ8064 and runs on Android 4.3 (Jelly Bean) (build JWR66N)out of the box. It is said to have a back made of matte soft touch plastic material similar to the Nexus 10. The CPU-Z details reveal that the tablet’s codename as razor. Continue reading “New Nexus 7 already gets unboxed and benchmarked”