The next-gen Google Nexus 7 could indeed arrive soon, like the rumors say.
And the kicker is that the new Nexus 7 will be made by Asus, if a recent FCC filing is any indication.
The Federal Communications Commission published a listing that appears to show the full specs for the Nexus 7 2 under the model numbers K008 and K009.
Android Authority delves into the legitimacy of the filing and the likelihood of it being the Nexus 7 2, but suffice to say it's looking likely. So let's get on to the specs, shall we?
The new Google Nexus 7 2 by Asus appears to sport a significant upgrade in the display department, up to 1080p, and more memory at 2GB.
It looks like Asus is also switching the new Nexus 7 from Nvidia's Tegra 3 to Qualcomm's Snapdragon S4 PRO.
The camera situation is also upgraded from 1.2 megapixels to 5 megapixels on the back, and with a new 1.3-megapixel snapper on the front.
Google switched to Samsung for its Nexus 10, and the future of its relationship with Asus was unknown.
But if Asus is making the Nexus 7 it seems the two companies remain loving bedfellows.
- We love a good leak as much as the next site, but not everything the FCC does makes us happy - how about unblockable text messages straight from Obama?
Via Hot Hardware