Google Nexus 7

Android next OS 4.1 release codename Jelly Bean, today has been announced worldwide at Google’s I/O convention in San Francisco to run their latest Nexus 7 tablet. According to the video promo, the tablet comes with a stunning 7″ 1280 x 800 HD display, powerful quad-core processor and all day battery life, Nexus 7 was built to bring you the best of Google in a slim, portable package that fits perfectly in your hand.

Nexus 7 tablet is the first tablet in Google’s Nexus family and it was made by Asus, implementing a Tegra 3 quad core CPU, 1GB of RAM, a 7″ 1280×800 display, and comes in 8GB or 16GB of storage variants. Apart from running the latest iteration of Google’s own Android 4.1 Jelly Bean, it will also be using the newest version of Google Play.

Rather than focusing to compete with Apple’s iPad, Nexus 7 seems to be on the same market as Amazon’s Kindle Fire.  Pre-order has been opened here and it will cost you $199 and come with $25 to spend on the Google Play store. First shipment are expected to be in mid July 2012.

Check out the promo video below.

 

Quick glance at its specification,

SCREEN
7” 1280×800 HD display (216 ppi)
Back-lit IPS display
Scratch-resistant Corning glass
1.2MP front-facing camera

WEIGHT
340 grams

MEMORY
8 or 16 GB internal storage
1 GB RAM

BATTERY
4325 mAh (Up to 8 hours of active use)

CPU
Quad-core Tegra 3 processor

SIZE
198.5 x 120 x 10.45mm

WIRELESS
WiFi 802.11 b/g/n
Bluetooth

USB
Micro USB

OS
Android 4.1 (Jelly Bean)

FEATURES
Microphone
NFC (Android Beam)
Accelerometer
GPS
Magnetometer
Gyroscope

For more information about Nexus 7 specification, head on to this link. Now I’ve canceled my plan to get Kindle Fire as I really need to see how is this Nexus 7 compared to it. Will you buy it?

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Can someone please tell me why is the Samsung Nexus banned in the US?

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