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Google's New Nexus 7 Tablet Announced

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Google has just taken the wraps off the new Nexus 7 tablet, one of the year's worst-kept secrets and the successor to last year's well-regarded model, which marked Google's first attempt at selling Android tablets direct to consumers. It's quite a bit thinner than the original, about 2mm thinner, and it's also 50g lighter. Much like the previous Nexus 7, the new model is a 7-inch tablet running a stock version of Android - though judging by the placement of the Nexus logo on the back, this year's model appears to be designed with landscape usage in mind. It also keeps the rather large bezel on either side of the screen, and volume and power buttons are in the same spot as last year.

While the tablet looks familiar, there's a whole host...

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