New Google tablet "Nexus 7" under Android
The Nexus 7 has a screen resolution of 1280x800 pixels and features the chipset Nvidia Tegra 3, a quad-core processor and a graphics processor with 12 core. On equipment side, the Nexus 7 is not an exception since it is equipped with a front camera, a WiFi card, Bluetooth and NFC. But that's not all.
The base model will offer 8 GB of storage space for $ 199. The 16GB model will sell for $ 249. As a bonus, each model will be offered with a $ 25 credit to use in Google Play. In terms of content, the device is of course offered with free content including the Film "Transformers".
Google unveiled its new tablet at its annual conference "I / O" for developers, this Wednesday, June 27, 2012. Google has highlighted the very thin design of its tablet featuring a weight of 340 grams, virtually the same weight as a small paper book. Google has announced the Nexus 7’s battery can play 9 hours of HD video playback and 300 hours in standby mode.
Apparently, Google has focused on reading ergonomics of its tablet during the presentation because during the conference Google has demonstrated the easy-of-use of its 7-inch tablet to read digital magazine. As an example, Google made the demo of a interactive elements in the latest issue of Shape magazine.
The Nexus 7 also possible to stream contents from Google Play, the online digital store offering of TV series and movies for download. During the conference, Google has also made the demo of a recommendation engine that uses widgets on the home screen to recommend films, books and other content that might interest the user. Somehow, a functionality which is similar to Apple Genius which is only available via the iTunes Store or the App Store
On the graphics performance side, Google highlighted the fact that its tablet is also made for games and can take advantage of its integrated gyroscope and accelerometer for motion detection. The Google Nexus 7 compete directly with the 9.7 inch iPad from Apple.