When the Nexus 7 comes out

The new tablet will be a low-cost model produced by AsusTek. The basis of the new device is single-chip system NVIDIA Tegra 3. Technical data also include: one gigabyte RAM, eight or sixteen gigabytes flash memory (model dependent), seven inch IPS screen protected by glass ( manufacturer Corning), screen resolution 1280 x 800 pixels. Also included in the product is WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, there are Bluetooth, 1.2 Megapixel camera, micro-USB, hands-free, microphone, accelerometer, GPS receiver, gyroscope and magnetometer. The device supports NFC (Android Beam). Dimensions of the tablet 198,5 x 120 x 10.45 mm. Included battery 4325 mAh, which is enough for eight hours of operation.

Operating system Android 4.1 (Jelly Bean), running the device. Built-in are Google’s proprietary apps: Chrome, Google+, Gmail and YouTube.

The main task of the Nexus 7, according to Google’s announcement is content consumption. Given this fact, the new tablet is adapted to Google Play, which contains “the world’s largest collection of e-books, millions of songs, thousands of movies and TV programs, a growing collection of magazines, as well as over 600000 apps and games.”

The price of the Nexus 7 is different depending on the modification, so a model with eight gigbytes of flash memory will cost $199, and with sixteen — $249. Pre-reception of orders has already begun, the moment of the start of deliveries is called mid-July. However, in the near future, residents of the United States, Canada, Great Britain and Australia will officially purchase the novelty. Google is committed to changing this situation in no time. The starting base of sales is Google Play’s online store, also focused on mid-July 2012. Buyers are promised a gift of $25, which will be possible to spend on goods in Google Play.

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