It’s what we’ve all been waiting for, folks: Google and ASUS have announced the Nexus 7, a pure Google tablet that lets you take advantage of all the goods they’re offering up in the Android market. But forget the software for now (we’ll get into that later): let’s talk specs.
It has a 7 inch 1280×800 display, Tegra 3 chipset, a front-facing camera, 9 hours of HD video (talk time in tablet speak) and 300 hours of standby time, WiFi, Bluetooth, and NFC. It’s only 340 grams light so it’s very easy to hold.
It’s got a nice helping of power no doubt, but Google surprisingly wasn’t interested in running down a list of mundane specs. This device is all about experiences.
You can read a book or magazine on your phone, and pick up where you left off on the tablet. They’ll give you movie and TV show recommendations based on what you watch.
They’ll let you find out what music you’re listening to in an area if you don’t know what it is. All of these apps have been optimized specifically for tablets, and Google’s pushing them heavily on the Nexus 7. We’ll be bringing you even more updates as we get them. Developing…
- Chainfire roots 6 Nexus devices
- Android 5.0 Lollipop rolling out
- Nexus phones out of stock
- Deal: Nexus 7 for $130
- Check out the Nexus 7 forums, see the specs, or find news and reviews.