The Galaxy Nexus 7 Tablet Get’s Official
The Google Nexus 7 tablet is official, amazing and ready for the future. Since the dawn of Android, Google has teamed up with the best manufacturers in the world to produce amazing handsets that go by the name Nexus. The Nexus devices are ideally made for Android developers to get their applications in perfect working order. Today however, the Nexus device has been taken to the next level as a 7 inch tablet. This rumored slate has been lurking around the internet for a while now with renderings, rumored specs, and blurry cam pictures and now the Google Nexus 7 Tablet is official.
The Nexus 7 tablet was rumored early on to be made by Asus and the rumor has turned out to indeed be true. Asus is known for making some awesome handsets and tablets and the Nexus 7 is no different. Google has announced their new tablet and the latest version of Android version 4.1 Jelly Bean today at their I/O event in San Francisco. The Nexus 7 tablet if you couldn’t tell uses a familiar form factor and its screen measures in at exactly 7 inches and has a 1280×800 HD IPS LCD display that offers up 216 pixels per inch. Its screen sits in body that measures in at a mere 198.5x120x10.45 mm and all together the Nexus 7 weighs in at 340 grams. The internals of the Nexus 7 are not slacking either. It comes with a quad-core NVIDIA Tegra 3 chip set that clocks in at 1.3 GHz that is backed up by an NVidia GeForce 12-core GPU, 1 GB of RAM and up to 16 GB of internal storage. The operating system will run the latest and greatest in Android version 4.1 aka Jelly Bean, which is another article into itself. Additional connectivity details give the Nexus 7 the likes of Bluetooth, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, NFC aka Android Beam, a built in microphone, accelerometer, GPS, a magnetometer and of course the all important gyroscope. The Nexus 7 has a 4325 mAh battery built in which is slated to get your “up to 8 hours of active use”. The Nexus 7 is available for pre-order now in the Google Play store and will begin shipping in mid July. The price point? Well that’s the best part. A 16 GB model goes for $249 while the 8GB version cost just $199. Check out what the Nexus 7 has to offer right here.
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