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Google Nexus 7 (2013) Hands On: My Likes and Dislikes


I was able to play around the latest 2013 Google Nexus 7 which is owned by Carlo Ople, Editor of Unbox.ph. During Monday’s Unbox podcast, I got a few minutes with the tablet hailed by many bloggers. Most top notch blogs from US – Engagdet, The Verge, and Android Authority have given positive reviews and high ratings for this tablet.

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Before I give mine, here are the reviews of US top tech blogs:

Android Authority




The Verge


Google Nexus 7 specs:

  • 1.5GHz Quad Core Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro Processor
  • Adreno 320 GPU
  • 2GB RAM
  • 16 or 32GB internal storage
  • 7 inch Full HD IPS LCD display (1200 x 1920 pixels) 323 ppi
  • Corning Gorilla Glass
  • 5 megapixel rear facing camera with autofocus
  • 1.2 megapixel front facing camera
  • LTE, HSPA+, WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0, NFC
  • GPS with A-GPS support
  • 3,950 mAh battery
  • Android 4.3 Jellybean


  • Slim body
  • Non glossy matte and soft touch finish – Nice to hold!
  • Stunning display – 1920 x 1200 pixels with 323 ppi is the highest resolution for a 7-inch tablet.
  • It has LTE!
  • Affordable! Only around $220 for the base Wi-Fi only model (P9,400)
  • Extremely fast because of the Quad Core processor


  • No expandable storage