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Speculations of Nexus 7 successor getting launched at the upcoming Google's developers conclave I/O 2013 have been floating around for quite a sometime. Now with less than a week left for the event to kick-off, Ming-Chi Kou, a senior analyst at the Taiwan arm of KGI Securities has revealed a list of expected features of the next generation Nexus 7 tablet.

Kuo's research note which is in the possession of Apple Insider has revealed that the new Nexus 7-II would sport a Full HD LTPS screen with 1200x1920p display resolutions and it would run on the rumoured Android mobile OS v4.3 Jelly Bean powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro.

The report mentioned that Google will sell the new Nexus 7 tablet for ₹199, the same price as 2012's Nexus 7 model. It was also said that Google will lose around $5 to $10 for each unit sold, but it expects to recover from the loss through media purchases and ad revenue.  

Nexus 7-II is also pegged to feature add-ons such as NFC, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and wireless charging capability.

Kuo has also revealed that after the release of the new Nexus 7, Google is planning to launch three more flagship devices - Android Book Laptop, Google 'Over-the-top' TV box and a smartwatch, later this year.

Expected features of Nexus 7-II include:


Google Nexus 7-II


7.0-inch LTPS Full HD screen with 1920x1200 pixels display resolution


Android v4.3 Jelly Bean OS


Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro

(Chipset: APQ8064)


Main: 5.0-megapixel camera

Front: HD camera (no information regarding pixel count)


4,000 mAh


NFC, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, Wireless charging


Expected to priced around $199 (₹11,870)