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Google Nexus 7 (Wi-Fi, 16GB) (2nd Gen)
 
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$169.99 - $9,999.00
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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: 7- to 8-inch-screen 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 a screen resolution of 1920 x 1200, which is high for its size. The rectangular screen is a better shape for videos than for photos, and it utilizes toughened Gorilla Glass for durability.

The tablet has a 1.2 GHz NVIDIA Tegra 3 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.


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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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Google's 7- and 10-inch Nexus tablets run on Android OS and include 4G options. 

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Features & Specs - Google Nexus 7 (Wi-Fi, 16GB) (2nd Gen)
info Internal storage (GB) 16
info Cellular data No
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
info Operating system Android 4.4
info Length (in.) 7.9
info Width (in.) 4.5
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User Reviews - Google Nexus 7 (Wi-Fi, 16GB) (2nd Gen)
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(3 of 4 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.
(6 of 6 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.
(5 of 7 customers found this review helpful)
 
2.0
battery problems
1/22/2014
Pros
Games Email
Cons
Lowsy Battery - Replaced
Best Uses
Comment:
email and apps are great<br /><br />Battery quit taking a charge after 1 yr. and even after replacing battery it would not take a charge
How long have you owned it:
More than six months
Bottom Line
No, I would not recommend this to a friend.
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