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Google Nexus 7 (Wi-Fi, 16GB) (2nd Gen) Tablet

 
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$185.99 - $243.87
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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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(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)
 
1.0
beware
1/15/2015
Pros
Cons
Best Uses
Comment:
bought the 2012 version which worked fine until the latest google OS update which has pretty much turned it into a brick... constant crashes and wifi is ultra-slow. google support had offered no support. don't buy this
How long have you owned it:
More than six months
Bottom Line
No, I would not recommend this to a friend.
 
5.0
Regret Selling Mine
1/14/2015
Pros
Fits in back pocket
Sound volume
Weight
Cons
External Storage
Best Uses
Listening to podcasts
Reading Pdf With Diagrams
Watching videos
Comment:
I really enjoyed this tablet. I used it to study for my Cisco certifications. Much of my studying including viewing small network diagrams with a lot of fine lines and numbers. This worked very well and allowed me to put it in my back pocket as I went to lunch. I just sold it thinking a new version will be released soon. I do like this more than the iPad Mini 2 my girlfriend's job gave her.
How long have you owned it:
More than six months
Bottom Line
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend.
(2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)
 
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.
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