Google Nexus 7 Revealed

Google is now officially in the tablet hardware business. Here is the Google/Asus Nexus 7 in all its glory. Both 8GB and 16GB models pack a 7-inch 1280×800 HD display (216 ppi) back-lit IPS display covered in “Scratch-resistant Corning glass”. A Tegra 3 SoC powers Jelly Bean (Android 4.1) and Google promises the 4325 mAh battery should provide up to 8 hours of use. There’s NFC, GPS and a 1.2MP front-facing camera.

Pricing is inline with the rumors. The 8GB will go for $199 with the 16GB hitting at $249. For a limited time, buyers will get $25 in Google Play store credit with the purchase. Google is taking pre-orders now with shipping expected in 2-3 weeks.

Pros : Quad core processor, Very fast processor (1300 MHz), Lots of RAM (1024 MB RAM)
Cons : Lacks microSD slot for storage expansion, No Rear Camera

Technical Specifications
Name Google Nexus 7
Type Tablet
Price Category Entry Level
Dimensions and Weight 198.5 x 120 x 10.5 mm, 340 grams
Available Colors Black
Operating System Android 4.1 Jelly Bean
Display 7.0 inches (~216 ppi pixel density), 800 x 1280 pixels resolution, LED-backlit IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Processor Quad-core 1.3 GHz Nvidia Tegra 3 chipset ULP GeForce GPU
Internal Storage 8 GB or 16GB of non-expandable internal storage
Camera 1.2 MegaPixels
Video Capture 720p
Audio and Video Playback MP4/DivX/Xvid/H.264/H.263/WMV/MP3/WAV/eAAC+/WMA player
Ports 3.5 mm audio jack, microUSB v2.0
Connectivity Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n
Sensors Digital Compass, Accelerometer, Gyroscope
Battery Li-Ion 4325 mAh
Uptime TBD
Value-Added Features First Google Tablet, Brand New OS, low price tag
Announcement June 28, 2012
Availability Available for pre-order in the US, ships in July; TBA in the Philippines
Price $199 for the 8GB version
$249 for the 16GB version

Src :TechCrunch, Techpinas

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