Google Nexus 7 (1st Gen)
The Google Nexus 7 has the distinction of being the first device to run the Android 4.1 "Jelly Bean" operating system. It measures 198.5mm x 120mm x 10.45mm in size, weighs 340g, and features a 7-inch IPS display that is protected by scratch-resistant glass. The Nexus sports a 1280 x 800 pixel display. It runs a quad-core Tegra 3 processor and 1GB of RAM, it also comes in 2 versions: 8GB and 16GB capacities.
Excellent IPS display.
Great hardware build.
Fast and smooth.
Latest OS version.
Optically bonded display minimizes glare.
Jelly Bean feels like it was built for the Nexus 7.
The first 7-inch quad core tablet.
Well worth the money.
Powerful Android 4.1 Jellybean UI.
No microSD card slot or rear camera.
No landscape home screen access.
Missing camera app.
8GB model has just 5.62GB of use-accessible space.
Android still doesn’t have enough tablet-optimized apps.
Google Play media store doesn't quite work.
No HDMI or MHL to connect the tablet to HDTVs.
By TechSpot on July 06, 2012
While I still had hoped for more from Google with its first Nexus tablet, I am at least content with what it provided. It's a solid piece of hardware that is available for very little cash, and it works both quickly and smoothly.80
By HotHardware on August 07, 2013
Performance Analysis: What was already a fast and nimble tablet is now even faster and more adept at every task you throw at it. The 1.5GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro with Adreno 320 graphics gives the 2013 Nexus 7 a serious boost in power...-
By NotebookCheck on August 06, 2013
Google Nexus 7 2013 The second generation Nexus 7 retails for $30 more than the first model . If based solely on its build, the price increase does not feel justified as the quality is only a modest upgrade over the original . The model still lacks...88
By MobileTechReview on August 06, 2013
Once again, Google and Asus have made an excellent Android tablet that's relatively affordable but doesn't skimp on important features like display quality, CPU, wireless radios or build quality. The Nexus 7 2013 edition has a superb high...80
By liliputing.com on August 05, 2013
Should you buy the new Nexus 7? That depends. If you have last year’s model, you might want to hold out another year to see what else Google can cram into an affordable 7 inch tablet. But if you do decide to upgrade you’ll get a better...-
By Android Police on August 03, 2013
In the end, is the Nexus 7 worth its $229 price of entry? In my opinion, it absolutely is. If you're in the market for a seven-inch slate, or if you're just looking for an all-around great tablet, the Nexus 7 won't disappoint. It's got a...-
By Computer Shopper on August 01, 2013
Blazingly fast and packing a stunning HD screen, this 2013 update of the Nexus 7 rewrites the rules for compact Android slates. If you’re looking for the best 7-inch tablet to date, this is it—and the race is not close....90
By Pocket-lint on August 01, 2013
There's no denying the new Nexus 7 is an amazing tablet. But it's also just an upgrade. For $229 (around £150) with 16GB of internal storage, you get a more-stylish exterior and some beefier internals. That's actually a decent price to...80
By Android Central on July 30, 2013
The new Nexus 7 has big shoes to fill, but Google has made all the right choicesWhen Google launched the original Nexus 7 in June of last year, it in effect took the fate of Android tablets into its own hands. Sure, there were plenty of...-
By SlashGear on July 30, 2013
The original Nexus 7 saw Google take the reins in Android tablets, showing a confused market exactly where it wanted it to go. With the new Nexus 7 2013, the rough edges of the first-generation hardware have been buffed away for the most part: the...-