Google Nexus 7 (2nd Gen)

  • Google Nexus 7 (2nd Gen)
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Based on 144 scores, 429 reviews available
  • Excellent:
    81
  • Good:
    56
  • Average:
    5
  • Bad:
    2

The Nexus 7 (2nd Gen) is the revised, all-around improved version of last year's popular Nexus 7. The tablet features the same 7-inch display as the model it replaces although the screen resolution has been boosted to 1,920 x 1,200 pixels. A 1.5GHz Snapdragon S4 Pro chip powers the device alongside 2GB of RAM. Other features include a 5-megapixel rear camera, 1.2-megapixel front-facing shooter, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.0, HDMI out, wireless charging, NFC and optional LTE

Expert reviews and ratings

By TechSpot on 90

Time to refresh the Nexus 7 with a new model and new specifications. Asus is still producing the device, receiving a serious speed boost, a better quality display, a rear camera and new features. At $220 the new Nexus 7 presents itself as a remarkably attractive proposition for people who want to read, watch or play.

By PCAdvisor on 90

The 2013 Google Nexus 7 is more expensive than the original and sees only a small change in the design, while its exceptional screen and added rear camera help justify this price hike. It's still lacking a microSD card slot but for many people with be the best 7in tablet around.

By gottabemobile.com on

The Nexus 7 remains one of the best tablets on the market and the Nexus 7 LTE on Verizon Wireless combines always on connectivity with the Nexus 7 (review) we liked so much when the device arrived last year.Google makes sure the Nexus 7 is running the...

By PC Advisor on

The latest and greatest iPad mini has burst onto the market with as much fanfare as a hyped keynote speech can deliver. Welcome to the world, iPad mini with Retina display , aka the iPad mini 2. Sure, the latest little tablet will look even better thanks...

By V3.co.uk on

We're big fans of both versions of the Nexus 7 , with both the original 2012 and brand new 2013 models receiving our hallowed five-star rating. This is because upon release both tablets were great value for money, offering at their time top-end...

By EuroGamer on

Irrespective of what position you approach the 2013 Nexus 7 from as a consumer, there's no denying that it's an exceptional slab of tech for the price.

By TrustedReviews on 80

The Nexus 7 2 is better in almost every single way than its predecessor. It’s slicker, faster and sleeker than any other 7-inch tablet on the market right now, and only the rear facing camera lets it down. At £199 it’s also a little pricier, but well worth the extra pennies.

By PC Advisor on

Google was incredibly popular with its first attempt at a budget 7-inch Android tablet. Since then there have been several other manufacturers who have challenged the Internet search giants for the crown as the best budget Android tablet. The response...

By Know Your Mobile on 90

Android's first whiff of success came with the Amazon Kindle Fire, which featured a heavily modified version of Gingerbread, lots of content options and some relatively decent hardware.Priced at under $200 in the US, Amazon's slate sold well initially...

By Legit Reviews on

The 2nd Generation Google Nexus 7 with Android 4.3 is a tablet done right and in our opinion is the best small tablet on the market today....

By PC Advisor on 90

The original Nexus 7 was merely a bargain, a good-enough tablet at a great price. The new Nexus 7 is a downright steal. It's the best 7-inch tablet, period. Google has redefined budget tablet so that it no longer refers to cheap-feeling,...

By Ubergizmo on

excellent – recommended) The new Nexus 7 2013 doesn’t disappoint. We knew that it was coming, and that a few things were going to get better (1080p+ display), but it has exceeded our expectations. Besides the screen, the industrial...

By Wired UK on

What's the best size for a tablet? The 7-8-inch standard may be too big for a pocket, but it's lightweight and compact enough to fit in a bag or even the glove compartment of a car, and of course it can do pretty much everything the big boys can do, just...

By Good Gear Guide on

Google has unveiled its own-branded Android tablet, the ASUS-manufactured Google Nexus 7. The Nexus tablet has a smaller 7in screen than the new iPad but costs significantly less, starting at just $249. Can it steal sales away from Apple's...

By PC Advisor on 90

Google first tablet market is Nexus 7, an Asus-made device which has impressed us no-end. Updated on 25/06/13 . Wielding Android 4.2 Jelly bean, a 7in IPS screen, a quad-core processor and a bargain price tag of £159, the Nexus 7 is a tablet which, at...

By AsiaOne on 80

In this line-up, Google's Nexus 7 - made by Asus - is undoubtedly the definitive affordable Android tablet.At 340g, the tablet did not strain my arm even after an hour of reading. With its 10.5mm profile, the tablet fitted snugly in my bag.The...

By firstpost.com on 80

The 32GB 3G version of the Asus Nexus 7 costs Rs 21,999, which is much better value for money when compared to a similarly spec'd 3G iPad mini, which costs upwards of Rs 30,000. The Nexus 7 still loses out to the Galaxy Tab 2 though, which is priced at...

By PC Advisor on

Two of the biggest tablets on the market are the Google Nexus 7 and the Apple iPad mini, but Samsung has introduced the Galaxy Note 8.0 . We compare these three contrasting tablets in our Apple iPad Mini vs Google Nexus 7 tablet comparison review. ...

By Phone Arena on

Released in the middle of 2012, the Google Nexus 7 by Asus remains a worthy competitor in the small tablet space. Armed with more than decent hardware and an ultra-aggressive price tag, the Nexus 7 is not to be taken lightly, not even by more...

By Product Reviews on

While the announcement of the Galaxy S4 from Samsung was a huge deal at MWC, we can't help feel more excited about the release of the HP 7 Slate, but only because the tablet was there to be touched. From what we can make from this, HP looks set to get...