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Google Nexus 7 (Wi-Fi, 16GB) (2nd Gen)
 
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$196.00 - $269.99
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Summary: A smaller tablet from Google with a 7-inch screen and Wi-Fi Internet only, running on the Android 4.4 operating system. Uses the Google app store for downloading apps. Tested with 16GB of storage.
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Type: 8-inch-screen and smaller tablets, Wi-Fi-only
About - Google Nexus 7 (Wi-Fi, 16GB) (2nd Gen)

The Google Nexus 7 (Wi-Fi, 16GB) (2nd gen) is a smaller tablet computer with a 7-inch screen. It has very fine screen resolution, 323 pixels per inch. The rectangular screen is a better shape for videos than for photos, and it utilizes toughened glass for durability.

The tablet has a 1.6 GHz Intel Atom Z3460 processor with 4 cores. It runs on the Android 4.4 operating system. It has 1GB memory and is available with 16 or 32GB storage.

There is a headphone jack with a volume control, a built-in microphone, and stereo speakers. Internet connectivity is via Wi-Fi. It has a 1.2-megapixel webcam, and a 5-megapixel camera.

The tablet measures 7.9 inches long by 4.5 inches wide by 0.35 inches thick, and weighs 0.65 pounds.


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The Ratings applied to untested model Google Nexus 7 (Wi-Fi, 32GB) (2nd Gen) come from our tests of model Google Nexus 7 (Wi-Fi, 16GB) (2nd Gen), which in our judgment is enough alike in its performance, features, and specs that our test results apply to both.
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Features & Specs - Google Nexus 7 (Wi-Fi, 16GB) (2nd Gen)
info Internal storage (GB) 16
info Operating system Android 4.4
info Length (in.) 7.9
info Width (in.) 4.5
info Depth (in.) 0.35
info Memory-card reader No
info Webcam Yes
info Camera Yes
info GPS Yes
info Optional folding keyboard No
info Fingerprint-resistant screen Yes
info Approved app market Yes
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User Reviews - Google Nexus 7 (Wi-Fi, 16GB) (2nd Gen)
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5.0
Excellent tablet
12/18/2014
Pros
Excellent screen
Fast
Light Weight
no bloatware
Cons
Battery life
Not The Best Speaker
Runs hot
Best Uses
E-mail
Games
Video
Web Surfing
Comment:
After I bought this tablet I pretty much abandoned my desktop computer. Easy to tote around, works even on sunny days. Games, video and web browsing run perfectly. I've watched alot of video on it, the screen is excellent, great color balance. Super responsive touch screen as well.
How long have you owned it:
Three-to-six months
Bottom Line
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend.
(4 of 9 customers found this review helpful)
 
2.0
Will not communicate with Windows XP
4/16/2014
Pros
Battery Life
Screen resolution
Cons
Drops Wireless Frequently
Won't Talk To Windows Xp
Best Uses
Comment:
I wanted a tablet for email and photos. This one drops wireless connection (3 bars) every few minutes, so email is frustrating. <br />I want to move the photos to my laptop, but I can't because this Android system is not recognized at all by Windows XP. It can't even see it as an external drive. I called ASUS and they said it would never work with XP. I don't think I should replace my computer just to make my tablet happy... so I am returning it to the store.
How long have you owned it:
A month or less
Bottom Line
No, I would not recommend this to a friend.
(8 of 10 customers found this review helpful)
 
2.0
Screen faulty
3/9/2014
Pros
Fast internet access
Good screen resolution
Nice size
Cons
Asus Won't Fix Screen
Pressure Hairline Cracks
Screen Is Faulty
Best Uses
Comment:
Really liked this tablet until two months into owning a hairline crack appeared on screen which made it impossible to use. Never dropped or mishandled but techs at Asus said it was not going to cover a new screen even though there have been many complaints about this exact same thing happening to others. Will not buy another Asus tablet because of Asus' denial that screen is faulty.
How long have you owned it:
One-to-three months
Bottom Line
No, I would not recommend this to a friend.
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