As reported earlier, Google on Wednesday launched its Nexus 7 tablet, at its Google I/O conference in San Francisco for $199 (Rs 11,000) that will run on the Android 4.1(Jelly Bean).
Nexus 7 tablet is made by the Taiwanese company Asus rather than the firm’s own Motorola hardware unit.
The tablet can be ordered starting today on Google Play in US, UK, Canada and Australia. Also, along with the order consumers will a $25 credit to spend in Google Play for free movies and magazines. It will start shipping mid-July Andy Rubin, senior vice president of mobile and digital content posted in Google’s official Blog.
Nexus 7 comes with powerful specifications including a 1.3 GHz quad core Tegra 3 processor, a GeForce 12 core graphics processor, and 1 GB of RAM, 1280 x 800 pixel IPS displays, Near Field communication (NFC) chip and up to nine hours of video playback.
It also features Google’s Chrome browser at its default option, the first Android device to do so.The operating system of Nexus 7, Jelly Bean (Android 4.1) includes an intelligent keyboard that predicts words as you type them, support for offline voice typing, 18 new input languages, and accessibility improvements.