According to an analyst report, Google will unveil the next generation of the Nexus 7 tablet at Google I/O 2013 scheduled for this month. The tablet will features higher technical specifications that the current model available on the market while maintaining it highly accessible to the public in terms of price.
KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo reveals the technical specifications for the second generation of the Nexus 7 tablet in a note. It seems that it will be again built by ASUS and will feature a 7-inch LTPS display with a resolution of 1920×1200 pixels, a Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro (APQ8064) quad-core processor, a rear 5-megapixel camera and HD front-facing camera, 4000mAh battery with Qi wireless charging support, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and a NFC chip. The tablet will run Android 4.3 Jelly Bean.
Assuming the above information as accurate, the second generation of Nexus 7 would introduce a number of improvements related to display, processor, rear camera, as well as support for wireless changing if compared to the current version. This would allow consumers to take advantage of the tablet in a position to guarantee the best performance on the new Android 4.3, which is not yet officially unveiled by Google.
With regard to the design of the new Nexus 7, the rumors speak of a tablet with a smaller frame and a plastic shell. According to the analyst, Google and ASUS should offer at a price as low as possible, which will be around $199. The new device could arrive in multiple versions, which would differ according to the size of the internal storage.