Google Nexus 7 (2013)

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The 2013 Google Nexus 7 is a second generation Nexus mini-tablet that received positive reviews for a combination of lightning fast speed, an exceptional high resolution display, a slim and light form factor, long battery life, improved speakers, powerful hardware under the hood and an extremely competitive low price point, picking up from last years model with a number of noticeable improvements. Some reviewers were critical of a lack of expandable storage and a relatively weak camera, although ultimately were quick to recommend the Nexus 7 for it’s outstanding value for money.

Positive Reviews
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  • Fast performance
  • High resolution display
  • Slim form factor
  • Long battery life


  • Lack of expandable storage
  • Relatively weak camera

Bottom Line

The 2013 Nexus 7 is still perfectly sized for ebook reading and travelling, and even today it’s powerful enough to be crowned as the top 7-inch Android tablet.

  • Weight: 0.64 lbs
  • Processor: Snapdragon Snapdragon S4 Pro 1.5GHz
  • Display Size: 7 inch
  • Operating System: Android 4.3 Jelly Bean
  • Battery Life: 10 hours

Critic Reviews

  • 90
    LaptopMag July 25, 2013

    Google's second-generation Nexus 7 tablet packs a more powerful processor, a full HD screen and strong speakers into a slimmer package.

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  • 90
    PCMag July 29, 2013

    Google's Nexus 7 continues to set the bar for small-screen tablets with a perfect balance between price and performance.

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  • 90
    Engadget July 29, 2013

    As long as you don't mind the selection of tablet-optimized apps in the Play Store, you'd have to be an extreme power user to not enjoy the latest Nexus 7, and you'd most definitely be paying through the nose to land anything better.

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  • 90
    Wired August 9, 2013

    The 2013 Nexus 7 sets itself apart from the hordes of tablets crowding store shelves by offering the most premium Android tablet experience available at a decidedly economical price tag.

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Full Specifications

Operating System Google Android 4.3 Jelly Bean
Weight 0.64 lbs
Battery Life 10 hours
Connectivity MicroUSB , Bluetooth Version 3.0 , Headphone Connector , WiFi , 3G , 4G, NFC
Internal Storage 32GB
Removable Memory None
Display Size 7 inch
Display Resolution 1920 X 1080
Display Type IPS
Display Technology LCD capacitive touchscreen
Front Camera 1.2 MP
Rear Camera 5 MP
Graphics Adreno 320
Additional Features Qi wireless charging
Dimension (LxWxH) 7.9 x 4.5 x 0.3
Warranty 1 year

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