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June 28, 2012

Google Nexus 7 tablet is official, made by Asus

So it’s official — the Google Nexus 7 tablet is formally introduced in partnership with Asus. And, it will come with the newly announced Android 4.1 Jellybean.

Watch this video of the introduction to Google Nexus 7:

It’s the world’s first 7-inch tablet with a quad-core processor (Nvidia Tegra 3, 4-core CPU, 12-core GPU)and the screen is 720p (1280×800 pixels). It’s got WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, NFC, Bluetooth, GPS and front-facing camera. Runs up to 9 hours of HD movie playback on a single full charge.

Of course, it will run on Android 4.1 Jellybean with Google Chrome as the standard browser.

And the price —$199!!!

That’s $199 for the 8GB model and $249 for the 16GB.

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46 Responses to “Google Nexus 7 tablet is official, made by Asus”

  1. lawrencekun says:

    no support for flash player (and all succeeding version of android from 4.1) is the biggest downer.. seems like android is losing its one of the biggest weapons against other OSes in the market :(

    • Erin
      Twitter: ramfree17

      That may not be a bigger issue in the future as html5 is gaining more popularity and widespread use.

  2. Marc says:

    Was finally able to reserve one with one of my officemate’s US credit cards. If you order from Google Play the price does not include shipping (13 dollars in my case) and the state tax. I spent a total of 303 USD all in. But I bought the 16gb version and a case.

    So if you’re going to Johnny Air this tablet back home, you’ll be paying the NYC or NJ tax in addition to the shipping.

  3. Kendra
    Twitter: SahleehSanDiego

    no sd slot as well..downer…

  4. Neil says:

    Looks interesting…

    Mga december pa siguro to darating sa Pinas..

  5. ekek says:


    most tegra games are over 1gb.



  6. YORAN E. JIT says:

    Ang dali nyo namang masilaw sa PRICE. Why the hell didn’t they include a microsd slot at leasT!!! Bahala ng tumaas ang preyo konti ok lang. The 8gb version is said to only have 6GB of user-accessible memory. grabeh naman. anu malagay mu sa 6GB these days? it’s strategy to make you wanna buy the 16GB instead kasi konti lang ang dinagdag sa pag manufacture ng 16GB. and unfortunately it’s working kasi gusto agad ng mga propect buyers 16GB haaay. no thanks Asus/google!!! I’ll PASS!!!!

  7. Densflo says:

    The idea is you get your content from Google Play over WiFi and not from your local storage. That’s why they removed SD card, forcing you to spend more money on google play for content.

  8. NOT BUYING says:

    I’m not buying this.. NO SD slot.. too high a price for too low a memory..

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