Internet giant, Google is all set to enter the tablet computer market with the Nexus 7 tablet for $199,, which was recently released at the Google I/O developer conference.
The tablet directly competes with the similarly priced tablets from Amazon, Lenovo, Research In Motion and Barnes & Noble. The Nexus 7 table computer is powered by the latest ARM processor and Android 4.1 OS and lacks expandable storage or dual-cameras. The tablet allows users to easily browse the Internet, check social media, read news and magazines and watch videos.
Google is offering an easy access to apps and entertainment available in the Google Play store on the tablet. The tablet will run the latest version of Google’s open source Android software, Android 4.1, code-named Jelly Bean. The tablet is the first branded hardware and was developed with Asus.
The Nexus 7 is 10.16 millimeters thick, weighs 317 grams and displays images at a 1280-by-800 pixel resolution. It comes with a front camera and has inbuilt Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and NFC. The device offers nine hours on video playback and 300 hours of standby time on a single battery charge.
The 8GB version is priced at $199 and the 16GB version is priced at $249.
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