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Nexus 7 Successor Expected Next Week with Faster Processor

by Todd Haselton | May 10, 2013May 10, 2013 7:00 am PDT

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Google I/O kicks off next week and we’re expecting several announcements, including in-depth details on Google’s Android 4.3 Jelly Bean operating system. In addition, however, we’re also hoping to see new hardware, including a new Nexus smartphone and Google’s next Nexus tablets.

According to KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, Google will launch a new version of the Nexus 7 with updated internal hardware. CNET cited a note from Kuo that claims the new 7-inch tablet will have a 1920 x 1200-pixel display, a Qualcomm APQ 8064 processor instead of the NVIDIA Tegra 3 chip in the current Nexus 7, a 5-megapixel camera and a thin design. Kuo believes Asus was tapped again to build the tablet.

We’ll be covering Google I/O live next week so stay tuned for plenty of fresh news.

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Todd Haselton

Todd Haselton has been writing professionally since 2006 during his undergraduate days at Lehigh University. He started out as an intern with...

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