According to a press release by Asus, the recently unveiled Google’s first tablet the Google-Nexus 7 will officially launch in India market towards the end of September 2012 but has not hinted the expect price of the device.
“We are still in the process of finalising the roadmap, but in any case, the tablet will not come to India before September,” said Asus’ spokesperson.
The Nexus 7 would debut with Google’s latest Android version 4.1 Jelly Bean and features a 7-inch 1280 x 800 pixel HD back-lit IPS display having 216 ppi resolution with scratch-resistant corning glass that delivers over one million pixels helping render text more sharper, HD movies more vivid and gameplay smooth and dynamic.
Nexus 7 weighs only 340 gms and is just 10.45 mm thick. It features 1.2 megapixel front-facing camera for video calling and video chatting but does NOT includes any rear-facing digital camera.
NFC (Android Beam) enables Nexus 7 is powered by a NVIDIA Tegra® 3 quad-core processor with 1GB RAM and comes with 8 or 16 GB internal storage. Unfortunately there is NO support for microSD memory card for expandable memory.
The device boats of a mega powerful 12?core GPU that claims to deliver rich and immersive graphics while patented 4-PLUS-1 CPU design gives users processing power that is mind boggling without much taxing the battery.
For data connectivity, Nexus 7 offes WiFi 802.11b/g/N wireless connectivity in addition to Bluetooth and features a microUSB port for wired connectivity.
Powered by Google’s Android 4.1 Jelly Bean OS that is the latest version of the world’s most popular mobile platform that offers smarter notifications, beautiful new widgets and home screen customization with easy drag-and-drop functionality.
Other features of the Nexus 7 includes built-in Gyroscope, Magnetometer sensor, Accelerometer sensor, GPS with A-GPS support, and NFC (Android Beam).
Nexus 7 claims to provide over 9 hours of HD video playback, 10 hours of web browsing or 10 hours of e-reading and up to 300 hours of stand-by time.
Google claims that Google-Nexus 7 tablet is designed to take full advantage of Google Play stores that offers users movies, music, books, apps and other online content for personal consumption.
The tablet will initially be available in the US, Canada and Australia, and customers can start ordering it online.
The Nexus 7 tablet will initially be available in the US, Canada and Australia at starting price of US $199 – almost same price point as the Kindle Fire.
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