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Nexus 7 with Android 5.1.1 Lollipop Update – Improvements and Bug Fixes

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The Nexus 7 was released back in 2013 and it is one of the devices that you will surely want to own. The device tablet in two variants: one that supports cellular network and another one that supports only Wi-Fi internet connectivity.

Both variants of the Nexus 7 (2013) come with a 7inch display that supports a resolution of 1920×1200 pixels at 323ppi and it’s protected by a Corning Gorilla Glass. The device was released with Android 4.3 Jelly Bean and it features a Quad-Core Krait processor clocked at 1.5GHz, an Adreno 320 graphic card and 2GB of RAM. When it comes to internal storage, you should know that the tablet has two variants: 16GB and 32GB, bu unfortunately, there is no microSD card slot for expansion, so you will be stuck with the memory that you buy.

The Nexus 7 (2013) features a primary camera of 5MP that supports a resolution of 2592×1944 pixels and it offers autofocus, touch focus, geo tagging and face detection. As for the secondary camera, it is a 1.2MP one, that’s found on the front side of the device and it can be used to take selfies.

Verizon released the Android 5.1.1 Update with Stagefright patch for the Nexus 7

It seems that Verizon released the Android 5.1.1 Update for Nexus 7 (2013), which fixes the Stagefright exploit. This exploit is a pretty nasty one, as the hacker only needs to send you a MMS that contains the malicious code and once you open it, he will gain full control of your device.

At the same time, the Android 5.1.1 Update comes with a few changes in terms of appearance and interaction with the tablet. At the same time, you will notice a new battery saving feature, which will help the unit to stay “alive” for a longer time.

In case you are using the Verizon carrier and you own a Nexus 7 (2013), then you should check out if the update is already available for your device.