Google Nexus 7 enters the Android tablet market:
July 6, 2012
In search of a Google Android tablet, the Google Nexus 7 is a 7 inch tablet that my be the best android tablet currently available. The Nexus 7 runs on the latest version of Android, Android 4.1 Jelly Bean. This Google Android tablet was made for Google Play and designed to challenge the Amazon Kindle Fire. At Google Play there are over 600,000 applications and video games available for Android and more eBooks, magazines, movies and music than one can handle.
The Google Nexus 7 is available for pre-order, for $199 you can get the 8GB version or for $249 with 16GB. There is no expandable memory so this may seem to be limiting to the media maniac, but don't worry you can get free cloud storage. Being the first Android Jelly Bean 7 inch tablet, you would expect it to be the best android tablet out there. Yea, well it is. The Google Nexus 7 has the speed that prevents lags. It is powered by the NVIDIA Tegra 3 quad-core processor and requires Wi-Fi connectivity. It supports Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n speeds.
Find all of the Google apps that help make Android the most popular mobile operating system. Chrome, Gmail, Google+, Google Now, Google Maps, Google Search, Google Voice Search, Cloud storage, Calendar and YouTube in HD. The Google Nexus 7 has a 1.2 megapixel front facing camera that works with Google+ Hangouts. Google Now Cards inform you with the info you need at the time when you need it. For instance Google Now Cards provide you with weather information, traffic conditions, public transit information, appointments, flight info, sports news, translations, currency conversion, home time and Places.
The new features of Android 4.1 Jelly Bean include the ability to complete your tasks from the notifications panel, widgets automatically resize allowing for more room for your home screen customization. Typing and text to speech has been improved. Viewing photos is quicker. With Android 4.1 you get a faster more responsive touch screen experience.
The Nexus 7 also features NFC for Android Beam GPS, Bluetooth wireless connectivity, microphone, Accelerometer, Gyroscope and Magnetometer. Its back lit IPS 7-inch 1280 x 800 HD touchscreen is made with Corning glass providing superior scratch resistance. You get 8 hours from the 4325 mAh battery for regular use with 300 hours of standby. For HD playback you have 9 hours and 10 hours of browsing and e-reading. The Google Asus Nexus 7 measures 7.81 in (H) x 4.72 in (W) x 0.41 in (D).
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