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 features a proper Full HD 1080p display. Also included for good measure is 32GB of storage, 2GB of RAM and a pair of cameras, 1.3-megapixels on the front and 5-megapixels on the back. NFC is there, naturally, as is Wi-Fi 802.11n and LTE. There is also a rumour of Wireless Qi charging.

Asus is also planning to save on size and weight with the new Nexus device, with talk of a 7.5mm thick case and a thinner bezel. Another nice inclusion is the beefy 3950 mAh battery.

While this device isn't confirmation of a Nexus 7 2, the Android 4.3 OS leads us to believe the tablet will be announced around the new operating system update.

This could end up being an Asus-branded device, running on stock Android but not carrying the Google name at all. Or it might end up being a new Nexus device. All should be revealed soon.

Hunter Skipworth

The baby of the Lint team, Hunter has been a tech fan since he bought his first MiniDisc..and what a waste of money that was. He began writing about electronics at the age of 16 and hasn't stopped since. Nowadays he fulfils his mobile phone and gaming obsession whilst attempting to distract people from his bizarre name. Regular meetings with the Gladiators crew see Hunter often returning to work battered and bruised. Considers himself a music obsessive, was once the most highly decorated scout in the country. Fan of trousers.

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