Google's second generation Nexus 7 is reportedly coming in July, according to a Reuters' report.
The report citing two sources said that Google's next generation Nexus 7 is reportedly ditching the Nvidia Tegra chipset for a Qualcomm Snapdragon processor. The successor of Nexus 7 will feature higher screen resolution and a thinner bezel design. Apprently, Asus will continue to be the hardware support for the next generation Nexus 7.
"Google will launch a new version of its Nexus 7 tablet powered by Qualcomm's Snapdragon processor around July, two sources told Reuters, as the software giant pushes deeper into the cut-price mobile hardware market," Reuters reported.
It was also said that Google is expecting to ship eight million Nexus 7 tablets in the second half of the year. Although the pricing of the upcoming tablet is not revealed, Google will price the tablet aggressively in the market to take on Amazon Kindle Fire and Apple iPad. There are different views on the pricing of the new tablet: According to one source, the tablet may be priced the same as its predecessor, that is $199. It was also reported that he tablet may come cheaper as sales of the previous model discontinued.
"Google may choose to sell the new gadget for $199, the same as the first generation rolled out last June, while the old model may be discounted, one of the sources said," said Reuters.
Meanwhile, the Google-Asus Nexus 7 16GB model hit the Indian market through Play Store on Wednesday. Now, Asus launched 3G and Wi-Fi 32GB models in India. The 32GB models - 3G & Wi-Fi and Wi-Fi only models - are priced ₹18,999 and ₹21,999, respectively.