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Google reveals new Nexus 7

The subtle 7

All about the screen

Asus once again

The going-ons inside

A Slimport opening

Additional features

5MP shooter in the back

Other fixings

A closer look at the camera

Good for Google Hangouts

Barra presents the Nexus 7

Android 4.3 features

During Google's "Breakfast with Sundar" event in San Francisco, the tech giant unveiled its latest 7-inch Nexus 7 tablet. Compared with the original, the new model boasts more pixel density and an HD screen. It will be available starting at $229.99 on July 30.

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The tablet will be the first device to ship with Android 4.3 Jelly Bean. The 16GB and 32GB Wi-Fi-only versions will cost $229.99 and $269.99, respectively, and the unlocked 32GB 4G LTE version will retail for $349.99.

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Among the key features is the device's HD screen, which has a 1,920x1,200-pixel resolution and 323ppi.

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Manufactured by Asus, the Nexus 7 measures 4.49 inches wide by 7.87 inches tall by 0.34-inch thick, and weighs 0.64-pound.

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Powering the tablet is a 1.5GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 processor and an Adreno 320 GPU (the same graphics chip used in the Samsung Galaxy S4).

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The device also features a Slimport port. If media viewing is your thing, the Nexus 7 reportedly can run for 9 hours of HD video playback and 10 hours of Internet browsing.

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You'll also get 2GB of RAM, Bluetooth 4.0, NFC, and wireless charging via any Q-compatible charger.

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On the back of the device is a 5-megapixel camera.

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Above the camera, you can see a 3.5mm headphone jack and a speaker grille.

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A better view of the 5-megapixel rear-facing camera.

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The front of the tablet houses the 1.2-megapixel camera.

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Google's vice president of Android product management, Hugo Barra, holds up the Nexus 7 during the company's press conference.

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Thanks to Android 4.3, the Nexus 7 will be able to stream HD video, will have greater graphics capabilities due to Open GL ES 3.0 support, and it will include multiuser restricted profiles.

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