Google and Asus Working on New Nexus 7

Google will continue its partnership with Asus to develop a new version of its tablet Nexus 7.

Google & Asus Nexus 7 in 2013

In the month of June, at the annual Google I/O, Google ended several weeks of rumors and formalized the arrival of its 7-inch tablet: the Nexus 7. At the same time, the company announced to have moved to California a new manufacturer: Asustek.

According to the magazine Digitimes, both parties should renew this agreement. Google will indeed market a new generation of Nexus 7. According to a person close to the case, the combined sales of the 1st and 2nd generation are estimated at 10 million units in 2013.

A first reference design has been produced for this new version and after it, the next Nexus 7 is sold at the same price as the previous one, between 199 and 249 dollars in the United States. Among the novelties introduced, it would issue such a full HD screen and thinner edges. Of course the device also embark the new version of Android Jelly Bean.