Nexus 7 2 archive

  • Best tablets 2014: The best tablets available to buy today
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    Best tablets 2014: The best tablets available to buy today

    By 20 March 2014

    If you're looking for the best tablets of 2014, then you've come to the right place. Here we will guide you through the hottest tablets from 7-inches and up, to help you reach a decision on buying the right device for you.   Our list of the top tablets...

  • Best tablet 2013: 10th Pocket-lint Gadget Awards nominees
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    Best tablet 2013: 10th Pocket-lint Gadget Awards nominees

    By 13 November 2013

    It has been an exciting year for tablets to say the least. Apple launched its thinnest and lightest iPad yet, Google brought out its 2013 version of the Nexus 7 with its super-sharp display, and cheaper Android tablets such as the Tesco Hudl have been...

  • Google's first Nexus 7 microsuede cover lands on Google Play
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    Google's first Nexus 7 microsuede cover lands on Google Play

    By 8 October 2013

    Google has just unveiled its own case for the new Nexus 7. Available for $49.99 (£31) on Google Play, the microsuede case is the first tablet case designed by Google specifically for the 2013 Nexus 7. Inside the box, you'll get - surprise - a case, as...

  • Tesco Hudl rivals: 7-inch tablets to consider
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    Tesco Hudl rivals: 7-inch tablets to consider

    By 23 September 2013

    Tesco has announced its own tablet, the Tesco Hudl, a 7-inch Android device priced at £119, looking to steal some of the action from other slates in this portable yet practical size. The Tesco tablet is one of the most affordable out there, for which...

  • Nexus 7 4G LTE goes on sale in the UK for £299 with 32GB of storage
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    Nexus 7 4G LTE goes on sale in the UK for £299 with 32GB of storage

    By 17 September 2013

    The 4G LTE version of the new Nexus 7 is now available in the UK for £299, along with availability in Australia, Canada, Germany, Spain, France, Japan, and South Korea, as well. The LTE-packing tablet was first made available in the US at the beginning...

  • Nexus 7 2013 with LTE now available in the US for $349
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    Nexus 7 2013 with LTE now available in the US for $349

    By 9 September 2013

    As promised by Google, the LTE version of the Nexus 7 2013 edition is now available on Google Play for $349 (£222) with 32GB of storage. According to the listing, Google and T-Mobile have partnered to sell the tablet shipping with a T-Mobile SIM card...

  • New Nexus 7 hits UK at last, now available from Google Play
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    New Nexus 7 hits UK at last, now available from Google Play

    By 28 August 2013

    The new Nexus 7 has arrived in the UK with Google now offering the 16GB and 32GB Wi-Fi models on a one to two day turnaround through Google Play. Costing £199 and £239 respectively, both editions are still in stock (at the time of writing), but we expect...

  • Google updates Nexus 7 with multitouch fix to appease some customers
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    Google updates Nexus 7 with multitouch fix to appease some customers

    By 22 August 2013

    Mountain View-based Google released a software update for the second-generation Nexus 7 on Thursday morning in the hope of fixing multitouch issues. Paul Wilcox, Google community manager for Android, confirmed that the update "addresses the touchscreen...

  • Nexus 7 sleeve lands on Google Play for $29, but costs $18 to ship
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    Nexus 7 sleeve lands on Google Play for $29, but costs $18 to ship

    By 13 August 2013

    The Google Play store isn't only for Google to push its latest and greatest devices, but to also sell accessories to go along with it. The latest is a handy-dandy sleeve for the Nexus 7 that was released on Tuesday. Available for $29.99 (£19.50), the...

  • Nexus 7 2 release date UK: Asus confirms 28 August
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    Nexus 7 2 release date UK: Asus confirms 28 August

    By 8 August 2013

    The Nexus 7 2, or 2nd generation Nexus 7 as it is also known, will launch in the UK on 28 August, Asus has confirmed to Pocket-lint. The UK release date comes just one month after the US launch, but ahead of previous suggestions by retailers in the UK...

  • A week in reviews: 29 July - 3 August
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    A week in reviews: 29 July - 3 August

    By 3 August 2013

    It's been a week chock-full of announcements: ranging from the Motorola Moto X smartphone through to the Panasonic Lumix GX7 compact system camera, to name but two, there are plenty of products on the horizon to look forward to. But let's not get ahead...

  • Nexus 7 review (2013)
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    Nexus 7 review (2013)

    By 1 August 2013

    People claim to buy different tablets for different purposes. Some want a brilliant display and powerful chip for gaming, while others want a smaller display and decent specs for simply reading eBooks. However, there is also that group of people who just...

  • Pocket-lint Podcast #136 - Nexus 7, iPhone lite and SGS4 Zoom review
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    Pocket-lint Podcast #136 - Nexus 7, iPhone lite and SGS4 Zoom review

    By 29 July 2013

    Plenty has happened since the last podcast, not least Google's announcement of multiple products, including the new Nexus 7, Chromecast and Android 4.3. The team, therefore, puts those at the top of the agenda, as well as the iPhone lite, the launch of...

  • LTE Nexus 7 coming to UK confirmed, 4G model priced at £299
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    LTE Nexus 7 coming to UK confirmed, 4G model priced at £299

    By 25 July 2013

    During Google's announcement of the new Nexus 7 in San Francisco yesterday, it revealed that a universal SIM-free LTE version will also be available in the US and data packages will be offered on T-Mobile, Verizon and AT&T. It has also been confirmed...

  • New Nexus 7 release date UK? PC World says 13 September starting £199
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    New Nexus 7 release date UK? PC World says 13 September starting £199

    By 25 July 2013

    The new Nexus 7 is coming to the UK on 13 September, according to PC World.  The website has added the new Google Android 4.3 tablet to its online store and says you can pre-order it for delivery on 13 September. The tablet is priced at £199 for the...

  • Nexus 7 (2013) pictures and hands-on: Yes, the screen really is that good
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    Nexus 7 (2013) pictures and hands-on: Yes, the screen really is that good

    By 24 July 2013

    Google has updated the Nexus 7, acknowledging Asus as the manufacturer but taking the approach that this is very much a Google product, one of the Nexus family, a true follow-up to the most popular Android tablet to date. Pocket-lint was at the Google...

  • Nexus 7 2 official: Quad-core, 1920 x 1200 LCD screen and 5-megapixel camera
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    Nexus 7 2 official: Quad-core, 1920 x 1200 LCD screen and 5-megapixel camera

    By 24 July 2013

    After much speculation and just about every tiniest detail having leaked in one form or another, Google's latest OEM tablet device is now official. The new Nexus 7 as it is called, much like the last one, is a product with the adage "if it ain't broke,...

  • Nexus 7 2 vs Nexus 7: What's the difference?
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    Nexus 7 2 vs Nexus 7: What's the difference?

    By 24 July 2013

    The second-generation Nexus 7 has now been announced -  by Best Buy at least - but what's different from the original Nexus 7 and should you be rushing to upgrade your Android tablet? We look at the differences between the two devices to find out. Display...

  • Nexus 7 2: Everything you need to know
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    Nexus 7 2: Everything you need to know

    By 24 July 2013

    The 2nd Generation Nexus 7 has now been confirmed by Best Buy and all its specs detailed before the official launch by Google. Perhaps one of Android's most beloved tablets, the Nexus 7 is about to get a refresh at Google's 24 July media event. The...

  • Nexus 7 2 press images, full specifications and price confirmed on Best Buy site ahead of launch
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    Nexus 7 2 press images, full specifications and price confirmed on Best Buy site ahead of launch

    By 24 July 2013

    Best Buy has jumped the gun somewhat by posting its pre-order pages for the second-generation Nexus 7 tablet ahead of its official announcement later today. It has included the full specifications, press images from every angle and US prices for both...

  • Nexus 7 2 lands in one lucky Reddit user's hands early
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    Nexus 7 2 lands in one lucky Reddit user's hands early

    By 24 July 2013

    While we wait in agony for the second-generation Nexus 7 to be announced on Wednesday, Reddit user xQcKx got his hands on the tablet early. We're definitely leaning on him to give us his first impressions before we get a look with the general press tomorrow. ...

  • Nexus 7 2 press shot leaked, confirming overall design and rear-facing camera
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    Nexus 7 2 press shot leaked, confirming overall design and rear-facing camera

    By 22 July 2013

    Pocket-lint sources have already confirmed the next-generation Nexus 7 tablet will be announced to the masses this week. Right on time, famed EvLeaks has taken to Twitter to show-off Asus and Google's latest creation before the two companies can get to...

  • Latest Nexus 7 2 leak hints wireless charging and 1.5GHz quad-core processor
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    Latest Nexus 7 2 leak hints wireless charging and 1.5GHz quad-core processor

    By 19 July 2013

    The next-generation Nexus 7 is believed to be launching very soon (Google's mysterious 24 July media event?), and subsequently, the leaks keep rolling, giving us an indication of what we might see. The latest is from Engadget, which shows us a product...

  • Asus chat support reveals new Nexus 7 2 specs
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    Asus chat support reveals new Nexus 7 2 specs

    By 2 July 2013

    The next Nexus 7, or the Nexus 7 2, from Asus could come with a 1980 x 1200 pixel resolution display and a Snapdragon 600 processor, if specifications given out by an Asus support rep are genuine. The details came out of a conversation between Asus support...

  • Nexus 7 2 makes FCC appearance with Android 4.3
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    Nexus 7 2 makes FCC appearance with Android 4.3

    By 14 June 2013

    Rumours of Google's Nexus 7 2 have been bolstered by a new FCC filing. The tablet or Asus K008/K009, appeared for Bluetooth SIG certification last week and has now moved on to the FCC. The devices runs Android 4.3, uses a Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro and...