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Google Nexus 7 2017 to be Called Pixel 7; Andromeda-Based Tablet Reportedly Pitted against iPad Pro 2

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There have been rumors about Google Nexus tablet - floating around since 2016. Recent reports suggest that the tablet may have a 2017 release date. Check out the details!

Google Nexus 7 2017 Tablet could have A Different Name

Previously, tech community has heard about Google Nexus 7 and Google Pixel 7 tablet. Whichever name that Google will give to the upcoming device, many analysts seem to think that the next iteration will likely be called Pixel 7, Gigjets reported. This assumption is based on the continuous trend from the 2015's Nexus that changed name to Pixel in 2016.

Google Nexus 7 2017 Tablet might run Andromeda OS

The hybrid OS has been the talk in 2016 and as the tablet is nowhere to be seen yet, it is most likely for Google to install Andromeda OS for its Nexus 7 2017. Andromeda combines the power and flexibility as it merges Android and Chrome OS. It will reportedly bring more customizable features and specifically personalize them.

Google Nexus 7 2017 Tablet might be pitted against iPad Pro 2

Apple is expected to launch iPad Pro 2 sometime this year and experts have come with speculation that hints at powerful Pixel tablet to take on Apple's and even Microsoft Surface Pro 5.

Reports hint at Snapdragon 820 powering Nexus 7 2017. It will reportedly pack 4 GB of RAM and 64 GB of inbuilt storage. The memory expansion could be up to 2TB.

The optics department in Google Nexus 7 2017 will feature 13 MP and 8 MP sensors. The 7-inch display will have 2,560 x 1,440 piixels resolution for crisp details. It is said to pack 3,000 mAh battery.

Google Nexus 7 2017 Tablet Release Date

 

Famous tipster, Evan Blass, was apparently wrong about the release of Google's tablet by stating that the Huawei-built device would be launched in 2016.

Google Nexus 7 2017 is expected to be unveiled in Q3 2017 or sooner, according to Forbes.

 

 

 

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