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Next-gen Nexus 7(ASUS K009) specs and Release Date Revealed in Chat Discussion with Asus Representative

Next-Gen Nexus 7

At the I/ O event in May, Google shared the specs for the next-gen Nexus 7 device.The specifications of this device was for all a mystery, but now have started to circulate rumors about the hardware platform that will underpin the future of next-gen Nexus 7.

Now we can talk about the first unofficial information about the specifications of next-gen Nexus 7. This information was revealed in a chat discussion with a representative from ASUS.

The site dedicated to Android OS, Android Authority took possession of some screenshots where we can see a chat alleged conversation between a customer and a representative from ASUS.

These leaks were provided when a customer was chatting with an anonymous ASUS representative and has shown interest in buying an ASUS K009; this is the next-gen Nexus 7 tablet co-developed by Google and the Taiwan Based Company.

Representative from Asus was kind enough to provide the release date of the new device and said that this 7-inch device will be launched before the end of Q2.

In the same conversation, Asus representative gave details about technical specifications of the future next-gen Nexus 7 tablet.

As rumors have hinted, the new next-gen Nexus 7 tablet comes with a 7-inch screen with LED technology integrated and will support a resolution of 1980 x 1200 pixels.

According to rumors, Asus will punch over to the Tegra 3 chipset Qualcomm Snapdragon 600 Quad Core CPU / CPU APQ8064 Snapdragon most probably clocked at 1.7 GHz, this value for the CPU frequency was not specified on the chat conversation.

The next-gen Nexus 7 device will include 2 GB of RAM and for storage, it will come with 32 GB of internal storage space. Even if the question was not specified on the chat conversation, we think that Nexus 7 will come with 16 GB version with 7-inch display.

Regarding the connectivity part, the Nexus 7 will come with Wifi a / b / g / n, NFC chip, LTE / WCDMA / GSM support, Bluetooth 4.0.

On the camera part, it is possible to come with a 5 MP camera on the back side and a 1.2 MP camera on the front side.

The Nexus 7 tablet will have a 4,000 mAh battery and it is expected to run Android 4.3 Jelly Bean pre-installed out of the box.

The ASUS K009 code-name was mentioned in the FCC logs and in some tech publications  appeared this codename associated with this next-gen Nexus 7.

The Rumors chat conversation with the ASUS rep confirms also that namely the ASUS K009 is associated with next-gen Nexus 7.

What’s your opinion about these rumors, where we can see the first leaked technical information about the next-gen Nexus 7? Please use our comment section to share your opinion with us.


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