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Google Nexus 7 2016 to be Purposeful; The First Tablet Running Andromeda OS for Desktop-Class Experience? [VIDEO]

Google is rumored to release the Nexus 7 Tablet this year with more purposeful features
Google is rumored to release the Nexus 7 Tablet this year with more purposeful features
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We've been investigating the rumors about powerful Google Nexus 7 2016 and it may not be appropriate to call it 'Nexus.' 

Google Nexus 7 2016 to be the first tablet running Andromeda OS?

A report spilled out Nexus tablet information claimed that it will not run Android Nougat 7.0 but it could be using the hybrid OS that Google has developed, the Andromeda. This operating system allows a tablet to get Chrome features into Android and this could mean a 'more ambitious' project, AndroidPolice reported.

Furthermore, Andromeda enables a device to have a laptop experience, much like how Apple is doing with its iPad Pro. With that being said, Google Nexus 7 2016 tablet could be a purposeful device that has desktop-class performance.

Google Nexus 7 2016 to be called Pixel tablet?

Google has just rebranded its flagship phone, from 'Nexus' to 'Pixel.' That leads people to assume that the upcoming powerful device may be called a Pixel 7, NeuroGadget reported. However, the tech crowd has split opinion over the pricing if the upcoming tablet is to be called Pixel. As a reminder, Google Nexus 6P is far cheaper than the Google Pixel and if the tablet will come with an affordability feature, it will not likely be called Pixel.

Google Nexus 7 2016 rumored specifications

The Nexus 7 tablet is rumored to sport many features. Google may enhance the device with some of the features in Google Pixel C. The tablet is said to sport 7-inch AMOLED screen, 4 GB of RAM, 64 GB of internal storage and Snapdragon 820 as the CPU.

Google Nexus 7 2016 release date

Previous rumors suggest that the 2016 tablet will be a Huawei-built device. There is only a few details as of the moment but many reports suggest a late 2016 release date.

 Check out Google Nexus 7 2016 possible specifications in the video below!



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