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Google Nexus 7 (2017) Specs, Features And Release Date

By Anj Cagay , Mar 14, 2017 03:50 AM EDT
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After almost a year of being quiet, the tablet industry is again alive and springing up (Refer to best large tablet here). Samsung has restored the tablet segment with the launch of Galaxy Tab S3 at MWC 2017, boasting a creative design with spectacular specs while latest rumors suggest that the company is working on the Nexus tablet, and it will be released this year. If this happens, the Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 and Apple's iPad Pro 2 would face a lot of competition from the Google device. However, there haven't been any official announcements yet, Google clearly aims towards pure Android experience. The search giant company has yet to unveil the tablet's specs, the internet is rolling in with rumors and speculations about it.

Nexus 7 Rumoured Specifications

Nexus 7 (2017) will sport a 7.0 inch AMOLED panel. The display is said to come with a high screen resolution of 2560 x 1440 pixels. As for specs, there have been rumors that Nexus 7 will run Qualcomm's top-end Snapdragon 820 chipset, and with a whopping 6GB RAM and 64GB of inbuilt storage.The Google Nexus 7  is believed to run on "Andromeda OS," according to the report. This brand new operating system is said to be a combination of the Chromebook OS and the Android OS. The Andromeda OS will give the Nexus 7 the same capabilities as a PC. Allegedly, Google is doing this to rival what Microsoft is working on with Windows 10 and Windows Mobile.

Google Nexus 7: VR Ready

The device's most thrilling feature is the Daydream View VR of Google. However, there is only one problem left, though, the tablet is too big for Google's VR headset. According to a source, everyone believes that Google is actually working on creating a larger VR headset that's going to fit Nexus 7 and this might actually be one of the reasons why Nexus 7's date has been postponed.

Furthermore, Google Nexus 7 is set to come in the second half of the year. This means that a Nexus tablet is very much in the works. If Google revives the Nexus brand with a tablet this powerful, the search giant will win over scores of buyers and have a major edge over Samsung and Apple.

              

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