Google Reveals Nexus 7 Tablet with GPS

June 27, 2012  - By
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Google’s much-anticipated tablet computer has been revealed. The Google Nexus 7 is a 7-inch tablet powered by a Nvidia Tegra 3 quad-core processor that runs Android 4.1 Jelly Bean, 1.3-GHz quad-core Nvidia Tegra 3 processor, 1 GB of RAM, and come in 8 GB ($199) and 16 GB versions ($249). Asus built the tablet, but it will be Google branded.

The display is high-definition at  1280 x 800, and there’s a front-facing 1.2-megapixel camera and microphone for video chatting. It has a micro USB port, GPS, near-field communication and both Wi-Fi and Bluetooth.

At its size an price point, the tablet is expected to compete with the Kindle Fire and the Barnes & Noble Nook tablets, rather than the 9.7-inch iPad or the 10.6-inch Microsoft Surface.

Google is offering a $25 credit for the Google Play store in an introductory offer.

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