Google unveil Nexus 7 tablet

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At Mosone Center, Google finally announced or should I say officially announced the Nexus 7 tablet; co-developed by Google and Asus. The Nexus 7 is a 7” in tablet sporting a scratch-resistant Corning glass 1280×800 HD display on a 12-core GPU, the tablet will be powered by a Quad-core Tegra 3 processor running Android 4.1 (Jelly Bean). Other news worthy specs of Nexus 7 is that it’ll have a 1 GB of RAM and will be available in 8 or 16 GB capacity and 4325 mAh battery that’s up to 8 hours of active use and 300 stand by time.

For the complete specs and additional photos, you can check them out after the break.

Google Nexus 7 full specs:
7” Back-lit IPS HD display with 1280×800 @ 216 ppi
Scratch-resistant Corning glass
12-core GPU
1.2MP front-facing camera
Android 4.1 (Jelly Bean)
Quad-core OMAP 4460 Tegra 3 processor
8 GB or 16 GB internal storage
WiFi 802.11 b/g/n
Bluetooth 4.0 (?)
micro USB
Android Beam (NFC)
Accelerometer, GPS, Magnetometer, Gyroscope
Dimension: 198.5 x 120 x 10.45mm
Weight:340 grams
4325 mAh Li-ion attery (Up to 8 hours of active use and 300 hours standby)

Press Photos and Video

Now for the question that Microsoft did not and have not answered for the Microsoft Surface, The Google Nexus 7 will be $199 for the 8GB model and $249 for the 32 GB capacity, it will start shipping mid-July you can actually pre-order now via Google Play. The keynote is still not over and we still day 2, well at least we have an availability date and price!

Last modified: June 27, 2012