Google unveils Nexus 7 tablet with Jelly Bean
Out of Google’s big event – Google I/O – has come the the long-awaited Google “Nexus” 7 tablet, featuring Android Android 4.1 “Jelly Bean” and costing $199.
Details of the newly released spec include a 1.3Ghz Tegra 3 chipset with quadcore CPU and 12-core GPU – see PC Pro’s Google reveals Nexus 7 tablet, Nexus Q media player.
News Editor Nicole Kobie writes:
Built with Asus, the Google-branded tablet will cost £159 for the 8GB version and £199 for the 16GB version, compared to $199 in the US, and comes with a £15 app credit. Pre-orders start today, and the Nexus 7 will ship from mid-July in the US, Canada, Australia and the UK.
The 7in tablet was made with Asus, runs Android 4.1 – aka Jelly Bean – and features a 1.3Ghz Tegra 3 chipset with quadcore CPU and 12-core GPU. Google promised eight hours of battery life for video playback, and ten hours for web browsing or ebook reading. The HD display has a resolution of 1280×800, and it features a 1.2-megapixel front-facing camera.
The promotional video can be seen below.
Full details of the Google/ I/O event can be found at https://developers.google.com/events/io/.