Google has finally launched its most awaited tablet – Nexus 7 in the market. Nexus 7 is the first and only device which will run on Google’s latest Android Operating System – Jelly Bean. With the launch of the tablet, Google has confirmed the Android version of the device as 4.1.
The tablet can be purchased from Google Play and is currently available in US, UK, Canada and Australia. The consumers will be provided a $25 credit coupon for movies and magazines in Google Play on ordering Nexus 7. Senior vice president of mobile and digital content, Andy Rubin informed, that the device will start shipping from mid-July.
Here is a look at some of the specifications of the device:
Android v4.1 (Jelly Bean) OS
Nvidia Tegra 2 Quad Coreprocessor
Nvidia Tegra 3 chipset
HD video with 720p
8/16 GB internal storage & 1GB RAM
1 GB RAM
7 inches Capacitive Touchscreen IPS HD LCD Display
1280×800 pixels resolution
Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n and NFC connectivity
Audio jack of 3.5mm,Micro USB port 2.0
4325 mAh Li ion Battery
Talk Time: up to 10 hours
Google has launched the device with a 1.2 Mega Pixel camera and has not provided a rear camera, seems the company might have skipped the cost while disabling this feature of the tablet. However, the tablet will run on the latest Android 4.1 OS. Nexus 7 comes with Google Chrome as its default browser along with 18 input languages and a keyboard to predict words as users type.
Google Nexus 7 is priced at $199 (8 GB) and $249(16 GB).