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Price$199-$229.99

Google recently entered the tablet market by introducing the new Google Nexus 7 by Asus. It offers a wide array of features at a very reasonable price to combat other popular devices today. Tablet enthusiasts who are looking for something unique and new will be interested in the Nexus because of its state-of-the-art technologies and capabilities. Here are some of the details and specifications.

About the Product

The Google Nexus 7 is a slender tablet that was released in July 2012. It measures 7.81 x 4.72 x 0.41 inches and weighs 340 grams. The display is LED-backlit with IPS LCD capacitative touchscreen with 16 million colors. The resolution is 800 x 1280 pixels with 216 ppi pixel density. The screen measures 7 inches diagonally and has corning glass protection to keep it safe against scratches and marks. The device also comes with a loudspeaker and 3.5mm jack. There is either 16GB or 32GB of storage space and 1GB RAM. There is no card slot however.

As for connectivity, the Google Nexus 7 has Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth, microUSB 2.0 and NFC. The product also comes with a 1.2MP camera and video-calling features. Video is shown at 720p. The tablet is powered by the Android 4.1 JellyBean OS which is upgradable to version 4.2.1. It features the NvidiaTegra 3 quad-core 1.2GHz Cortex-A9 and ULP GeForce graphics.

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As for sensors, there is a gyro, compass, accelerometer and proximity. The device can also manage RSS, email, IM and push email. It has the HTML web browser, GPS and a number of pre-installed apps. There is no radio. The product is powered by a lithium-ion 4325 mAh standard battery with a talk time of up to 10 hours.

Things to Expect

A lot of users like the Android Beam which allows you to send maps, files and web pages. Apps cannot be forwarded using the feature. The Nexus 7 also features a wider viewing angle compared to other tablets and PDF readers. The resolution and graphics are very sharp so users will have no difficulty when playing games or watching videos. Its video capability is one of its core strengths together with the quad-core processor. The speed is decent even when doing online tasks. The camera could improve more as well as the audio.

Conclusion

Overall, the Google Nexus 7 is a great product that only costs $199 to $249 depending on the storage capacity. It has a very sleek appearance and is well-engineered. It is highly recommended product for those who are looking for a feature-packed gadget without costing too much. Users can enjoy different activities with added enjoyment when playing games or watching movies because of the enhanced graphics.

Individuals who are looking for a reliable tablet that will provide them all the apps and features will find the device to their liking. Google is expected to come up with a few more adjustments in the following versions. Although the Nexus 7 is new in the market, it can be tagged as one of the best tablets around.

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