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Google makes Nexus 7 official, launches next month for $199

Google Nexus 7, sports Android 4.1 Jelly Bean, 7-inch and just $199

Anthony Garreffa | Jun 28, 2012 at 7:26 pm CDT (0 mins, 41 secs time to read)

Google I/O 2012 - Google have finally unveiled their cheap 7-inch tablet, which has been confirmed to be manufactured in partnership with ASUS. Nexus 7 sports a 7-inch 1280x800 display and NVIDIA's Tegra 3 SoC.

Google makes Nexus 7 official, launches next month for $199 |

Nexus 7 weighs just 340 grams, thanks to its small 7-inch screen, it will reportedly last for up to 9 hours of HD video playback. Connections on the Nexus 7 aren't that bad, where we see Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, but no mention of 3G/4G connectivity. A front-facing camera makes an appearance on the Nexus 7, too.

Nexus 7 will ship with the recently-unveiled Android 4.1 Jelly Bean OS, and Google pitches Nexus 7 as the ideal tablet for music, movies, books, magazines, apps, and games. The best bit about Nexus 7 is probably going to be its price, slated at just $199 this 7-inch bad boy is going to be very, very popular.

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Anthony Garreffa

ABOUT THE AUTHOR - Anthony Garreffa

Anthony is a long time PC enthusiast with a passion of hate for games built around consoles. FPS gaming since the pre-Quake days, where you were insulted if you used a mouse to aim, he has been addicted to gaming and hardware ever since. Working in IT retail for 10 years gave him great experience with custom-built PCs. His addiction to GPU tech is unwavering.

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