Last year's Nexus 7 kicked off the small-tablet movement and predated the iPad Mini, with an aggressive price and comfortable design, but a set of features that were slightly bare-bones (no rear camera). The iPad Mini offered a deeper feature set, but the new Nexus 7 has taken the lead -- at least, on paper -- once again.
Screen The new Nexus 7 has a 1,920x1,200-pixel 16:10 7-inch display, whereas the iPad Mini has a larger 4:3, 7.9-inch display at only 1,024x768 pixels. The iPad Mini's screen was bigger and better than … Read more
Google's new Nexus 7 tablet will get to show off its enhanced pixel density as the first Android device to get Netflix's streaming video in high definition.
The new app for the service was available in the Google Play store as of Monday, according to Hugo Barra, VP of Android product management. He was speaking at Google's Breakfast with Sundar event Wednesday.
Netflix spokesman Joris Evers said the company and Google worked together on the new Play Store version of Netflix that supports 1,080-pixel HD video. The Nexus 7 is the first tablet that supports this … Read more
Best Buy might not be making Google too happy this morning.
The big-box retailer on Wednesday posted two new product listings for the new Google Nexus 7 hours before the search giant is expected to unveil the device at its special event with Android chief Sundar Pichai.Catch our live blog from Google's 9 a.m. PT event -- preshow starts at 8:30 a.m. PT
The next Nexus 7 seems to have been further outted with full images and a Best Buy promo flier.
Alleged photos of the upcoming Nexus 7 tweeted by @evleaks display its full front and back. The photos show a tablet that looks just like the current model, except for the addition of a camera on the back of the unit.
Further proof of the tablet's existence and its price tag may have been provided by an alleged snapshot of an upcoming Best Buy flier.
Sent to blog site Phone Arena by an "anonymous tipster," the flier shows … Read more
The next edition of Google's Nexus 7 tablet will outdo the current model with a speedier processor and two cameras, at least according to a photo served up by Engadget.
An image showing alleged product details for the much-rumored new Nexus 7 spills more than a few beans. Manufactured by Asus, the 7-inch tablet will reportedly come with Android 4.3 Jelly Bean, the next flavor of Android still not yet officially announced. A quad-core 1.5GHz processor will fuel the new Nexus, which will sport two cameras -- a 5-megapixel shooter in back and a 1.2-megapixel one … Read more
Google sent out an invitation to a breakfast meeting with new Android head Sundar Pichai like it was calling up its buddies. Naturally, it's not all about pancakes and orange juice. There could be a juicy Android update of some kind tucked in between the waffles.
On the hardware front, there's plenty of anticipation that Google will finally unveil a successor to the Nexus 7 tablet. Pichai is also in charge of Chrome, so a new Chromebook isn't out of the question.
If there wasn't enough fanning the Google rumor flames, Android Central posted pictures and video of what it purports to be the likely successor to Google's Nexus 7.
Members of the press received an invitation to a Google event next week, with the only hint about the subject being a host in Sundar Pichai, the head of Android. He took over Android chief Andy Rubin's role when Rubin took on new projects.
The Google Nexus 7 is one of our favorite budget Android tablets for many reasons, but durability isn't one of them. As our Always On torture test has demonstrated, the touch screen on the Nexus 7 is a rather delicate flower.
If you've experienced the fragility of this screen firsthand, chances are you've got the tablet gathering dust somewhere with a partially or completely unresponsive screen.