Google announced Nexus 7 2
Google Nexus 7 2

Besides the Android 4.3, Google has also announced the much-anticipated Nexus 7 2 tablet device.

The Google Nexus 7 2, naturally, replaces the 7-inch tablet we grew to like and adore. It will be running on the brand new 4.3 OS with all the bells and whistles it has brought technophiles and mobile casino gamers alike. The new tablet improves the screen resolution and chipset over the first gen, but costs $30 more than the basic version of the Nexus 7, when it was launched at $200.

The extra thirty bucks get Android casino lovers a 1920×1200 display with whopping 320ppi (a 50% improvement on the first gen, and even more than the Nexus 10 offers). Currently it is the highest resolution available on 7-inch display tablet devices.

The new gen mobile casino games tool brings the Snapdragon S4 Pto chipset with 1.5GHz quad-core Krait CPU, 2GB of RAM, and Adreno 320, leaving the previous Tegra 3 SoC way behind. The display size remained unchanged, but the tablet itself grew thinner, smaller, and 50g lighter. The soft-touch back panel, highly popular with users, remained.

There’s now a 5MP back snapper, which can shoot 1080p videos, the 1.2MP front unit remained unchanged. Other noticeable changes include the LED notification light and SlimPort turning the microUSB port into an HD video out.

Connectivity suit is covered by dual-band Wi-Fi a/b/g/n, NFC, Wireless charging, and Bluetooth 4.0. There will be Wi-Fi only version and LTE enabled one, which will be able to utilize the AT&T, Verizon, and T-Mobile 4G networks equally well.

The basic model comes with 16GB of internal space, costs $230, the 32GB – will go for $270. The LTE model will only have 32GB and will set buyers back $350. The second gen Nexus 7 will hit the shelves on Tuesday, July 30 via Google Play store, and major retailers in America including Amazon, GameStop, Walmart, Staples, and Best Buy.

The international availability in the coming weeks will spread over to the UK, Canada, France, Germany, Australia, Spain, South Korea, and Japan.