Android Police reaffirms that the new seven-inch device features a 1920 x 1200 screen — reported as 1200 x 1824 by the OS because of the on-screen nav bar — which works out to be 320ppi, pixel density fans. Inside, there's apparently a 1.5GHz Snapdragon S4 Pro quad-core, which is the exact same silicon as the Nexus 4 runs. The tablet also appears to be sporting just 2GB of RAM as opposed to the 4GB that some rumours have suggested.
The device handled by Android Police was, apparently, running Android 4.3 from the off, labelled as build JWR66N. As you'd expect from the site, it eagerly ran some benchmarks to see what the kit could muster in terms of performance. You can dive right into their analyses if you want, but the general take home: the Nexus 7 seems faster than the Nexus 4, but can't quite keep up with HTC's One. If all of this is accurate, the results sound about right — especially given that the Nexus 7 is expected to cost just £200. Roll on 5pm today. [Android Police]
Bonus: Here's the the thing supposedly boxed [Reddit]