$199 Google Nexus 7 Tablet Leaked Early, Built by ASUS
June 27, 2012 12:39 PM
comment(s) - last by
Google's Nexus 7 will be available in 8GB and 16GB versions
It looks as though Google was a little sloppy when it comes to protecting the assets for its upcoming Google I/O conference. An image of the company's Nexus 7 tablet was leaked ahead of schedule along with the full specs for the device.
The Nexus 7 (which measures 198.5 x 120 x 10.45 mm) is made by ASUS, comes with a 7" IPS display with a resolution of 1280x800 (216 PPI), and is powered by a quad-core NVIDIA Tegra 3 processor. The Nexus 7 weighs just 12 ounces and is available in 8GB and 16GB versions. All the features that you would expect from a modern tablet are included like a 1.2MP front-facing camera, NFC, an accelerometer, GPS, Bluetooth, and 802.11n wireless.
The Nexus 7 can operate for up to 9 hours (300 hours stanby) thanks to its 4325 mAh battery.
The Nexus 7 also packs
Android 4.1 Jelly Bean
, but since that hasn't been officially announced yet, we'll provide an update to this piece when those details are revealed. In addition, pricing hasn’t been released, although we’ve been hearing $199 for the 8GB version and $249 for the 16GB version.
One bonus that is being included with each Nexus 7 purchase – for a limited time – is the inclusion of $25 in credit to use at the Google Play Store.
This article is over a month old, voting and posting comments is disabled
iPad better watchout!.
6/28/2012 5:31:15 AM
This tablet can easily be customized for kids and is priced more family friendly. It is going to be a serious competitor to the iPad market as parents will now get this rather than an iPad!. Especially for kids. The lack of cellular radio is actually a good thing!.
I can see Apple going into denial over this. Just wait until the holiday season when Google pushes 20 million or more of this tablet into the market. AT this price, a lot of high-end Android owners will get one just to consume the web more effectively. The battery life is decent and the screen seemed excellent and its formfactor and weight is just RIGHT. Anything 10 inches is way too bog for portability. Check out how many people leaves their iPads at home rather than bringing it out. Reason : Too big, too heavy for about town usage.
RE: iPad better watchout!.
6/28/2012 3:05:11 PM
Well, RIM has already failed to do any dent in iPad sales with their $200 Playbook that's way better OS-wise than crapdroid. Expect this Google tablet follow the same sad fate, if not worse. I'd be surprised if they sell more units than Playbook
"Let's face it, we're not changing the world. We're building a product that helps people buy more crap - and watch porn." -- Seagate CEO Bill Watkins
Quick Note: Android 4.1 "Jelly Bean" Coming Next Week
June 21, 2012, 5:35 PM
AT&T Defeats Purpose of New Apple SIM, Locks iPad Air 2 Users to Its Network
October 24, 2014, 2:17 PM
Get Ready for "Microsoft Lumia" Smartphones in Next Few Months
October 24, 2014, 12:26 PM
Report: Samsung Galaxy S5 to Receive Android 5.0 Lollipop in December
October 24, 2014, 11:26 AM
Dreadful Fire Phone Sales Lead to $170M Writedown for Amazon
October 24, 2014, 8:55 AM
Xiaomi Moves Data Out of China to Woo EU, America, Escape Security Concerns
October 23, 2014, 5:11 PM
Android Wear’s First Major Update Brings GPS, Offline Music Support
October 23, 2014, 1:34 PM
Most Popular Articles
Chinese Government Declares Digital War Against America's Top Tech Firms
October 20, 2014, 12:07 PM
Report: 2015 Ford Focus Electric MSRP Slashed by $6,000, Will Retail for $29,995
October 18, 2014, 6:23 PM
Apple Releases iOS 8.1; Adds Apple Pay Support, SMS Relay, Instant Hotspot
October 20, 2014, 1:00 PM
Windows 8.1 + Android "Sell Mini PC" w/ Bay Trail Creates New PC Form Factor
October 20, 2014, 5:07 PM
Update: Motorola Droid Turbo Coming Oct 28, 48-hour Battery Life Confirmed
October 19, 2014, 9:19 PM
Latest Blog Posts
The Surface Mini That Was Never Released Gets "Hands On" Treatment
Sep 26, 2014, 8:22 AM
ISIS Imposes Ban on Teaching Evolution in Iraq
Sep 17, 2014, 5:22 PM
Space Terrorism is a Looming Threat For the United States
Apr 23, 2014, 7:47 PM
Facebook Aims to Provide Internet to "Every Person in the World" with Drones, Satellites
Apr 1, 2014, 10:20 AM
Retail Mobile Sites Experience Outages in Light of Simplexity's Bankruptcy
Mar 14, 2014, 8:48 AM
More Blog Posts
Copyright 2014 DailyTech LLC. -
Terms, Conditions & Privacy Information