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    Default Google Releases Updated Nexus 7 Tablet

    Phoronix: Google Releases Updated Nexus 7 Tablet

    While it shouldn't come as a surprise given the recent (accurate) leaks on the device, but Google unveiled today a new ASUS-manufactured Nexus 7 tablet. The new Nexus 7 has a higher resolution display and is powered by the just-announced Android 4.3 operating system...

    http://www.phoronix.com/vr.php?view=MTQxOTI

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    With those specs at that price, I'm starting to wonder how to talk my wife into letting me get one

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    Will Freedreno driver work with this? I hope there will be a Wayland based system released for it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by shmerl View Post
    Will Freedreno driver work with this? I hope there will be a Wayland based system released for it.
    I would expect so.. looks like basically the same SoC that is in the nexus4, but with a larger screen.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Veerappan View Post
    With those specs at that price, I'm starting to wonder how to talk my wife into letting me get one
    You will probably have to buy her a hand bag or shoes so better include those to the price.

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    Dang, that is some seriously good pricing for what sounds like a sweet device.

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    Curse changing the product and keeping the name the same. "Wanna buy a Nexus 7? No not that Nexus 7, not that either, but this mid-2013 Nexus 7..." "Is that June or July model?"

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    Yes, keeping the name is stupid. They had to call it Nexus 7.2.

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