After months of rumors and leaks about a pure Google tablet, Google has revealed the Nexus 7 tablet – a no compromise Android tablet that’s designed to go where you go. The Nexus 7 tablet, while not the brightest bulb in the room, is probably the most cost effective solution for someone looking for a solid tablet at an affordable price.
The 7-inch Nexus 7, which is made by ASUS, will be the first device to ship with Android 4.1 (Jelly Bean), and come with 8GB of internal storage, as well as a quad-core Tegra 3 processor.
Complete specifications for the device are as follows:
- 7” 1280×800 HD display (216 ppi)
- Back-lit IPS display
- Scratch-resistant Corning glass
- 1.2MP front-facing camera
- WiFi 802.11 b/g/n
- 8 GB internal storage
- 1 GB RAM
- 4325 mAh (Up to 8 hours of active use)
- Quad-core Tegra 3 processor
- Android 4.1 (Jelly Bean)
- Micro USB
- NFC (Android Beam)
The Nexus 7 is available now for preorder and will be available in the U.S., Canada and Australia in mid-July. For more information, check out the official Nexus 7 page and have a look at the video below.