By the end of 2013 consumers and businesses are projected to purchase more than 225 million tablets, beating out the PC. At the end of 2012, Android was approaching 20 million tablet activations. A year later, the number has jumped to nearly 70 million. The increase in activations began to occur with the release of the Nexus 7. Nexus 7 was the top selling tablet in Japan during the holiday season, accounting for 45% of all total tablet sales in Japan.
With so much success in the tablet realm, Google is poised to make another tidal wave with the release of its revamped Nexus 7. Here’s a quick look at what the newest iteration has to offer.
Increased pixel density for crisper text and images, dramatically enhancing the viewing experience.
From 1280 x 800 pixels on the first Nexus 7, to true HD 1920 x 1200 pixels on the new Nexus 7.
A soft touch back, black on black, with rear facing 1.2 MP camera.
Smaller Side bezel and weighing 50 grams lighter
Thinner than the original Nexus 7
30% wider range of colors
Dual stereo speakers
Virtual Surround Sound via Fraunhaufer (like a 5.1 surround sound)
Front (1.2MP) and rear facing (5MP)
9 hours of HD video playback
10 hours of web browsing
1.5GHz S Snapdragon S4 Pro
Dual Band Wi-Fi (802.11 a/b/g/n)
HDMI Output (via SlimPort)
Wireless Charging (qi compatible)
4G LTE (works with Verizon, ATT, T-Mobile