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Google Android & Chrome Event Wrap-up on July 24th, 2013

Today, Google unveiled quite a few new products and services today, most notably the new Nexus 7, just simply called the Nexus 7 (2013) and the Chromecast.

The brand new Nexus 7 (2013) has been given a minor upgrade from last year's model. It has a 1.5 GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Processor with an Adreno 320 GPU and 2GB of RAM. The display has been bumped up to have a resolution of 1920 x 1200 to give a pixel density of 323 ppi. 


It is still made by Asus. It also contains NFC and 802.11n Wi-Fi connectivity and Wireless Charger support. The Slimport that the Nexus 7 has, will allow for displaying 1080p content on your TV. The front-facing camera is still 1.2 Megapixels and there is now a rear-facing camera that is just 5 Megapixels. Both the weight and the display bezel have both been slimmed down. There is also a pair of stereo speakers. It will be the first device to be running Android 4.3.


Also announced was a Unlocked LTE version which will work on AT&T, T-Mobile and …