These days you can see every other brand manufacturing ‘iPad killer’ devices to thwart the sales of Apple devices. Here comes the new iPad Mini killer. The Nexus 7.2 is the successor device for Nexus 7. The new Google Nexus 7.2 is going to be available with Android 4.3 Jelly Bean OS out-of-the-box. The device will be available for sale from the 24th of July and by the end of this month it will be available through stores in US.
The device was not present at the Google I/O event that was held earlier this year. However, Google had already reserved the Nexus 7 to be out in the stands in July. The news about the release date of Nexus 7.2 was confirmed at the San Francisco event which was held recently. According to Engadget, Google has upped the price of the next gen Nexus 7. The 16GB version which was priced at $199 for Nexus 7 will be priced be at $229 for Nexus 7.2. The 32GB version which was priced at $229 for Nexus 7 will be priced be at $269 for Nexus 7.2.
What’s special about the Nexus 7.2 is that it is going to be the first tablet to have the latest Jelly Bean version running on it coupled with quad-core 1.5GHz CPU (may be of Snapdragon 600 or 800 class). The latest Android will sport a 5MP camera at its rear and it will also have a 1.2MP camera seated at the front. The size of the display is 7inch and it will support 1080p full HD resolution.
The Nexus 7.2 will also feature wireless charging feature for the first time in its Nexus tablet range. The details on other specs are not clear at the moment but we are only one day shy from the Nexus 7.2 release date. The design of the tablet is going to be quite similar to that of the original Nexus. However, we expect the device to be thinner than the original device. Since it comes with LTE connectivity, the device should be available on AT&T, T-Mobile and Verizon networks very soon.
In this year, Android fans were longing to see Android 4.3 device and finally now the Nexus 7.2 brings to the newest and greatest edition of Android Jelly Bean. However, the newest Android OS update does not come with many features. Users who did Android 4.2 update on their Nexus 7 device faced plenty of issues. We hope the new upgraded version of Android 4.3 Jelly Bean will surely take care of all those issues.
Even though the device is iPad Mini killer, it does not seem that Apple will launch the iPad Mini 2 (rumored to come with Retina Display) very soon. This means that if Nexus 7.2 manages to grab the numero uno spot, it will continue to stay there for a long time. Well, the release of Kindle Fire HD 2 is around the corner. By September, we expect to see Kindle Fire HD 2 on sale. Till then, Nexus 7.2 will surely manage sizeable number of customers.