First Look: Google's New Nexus 7 Tablet in Pictures

First images of the brand-new Google tablet.
By Jon Gold
Slideshow Jul 2nd 2012
  • Seventh heaven for Android tablet fans
    Google provided the first official look at the new Nexus 7 tablet today at the Google I/O conference.

  • Small but powerful
    The Nexus 7 is powered by Nvidia's Tegra 3 quad-core processor, and packs a bright, sharp 1280x800 screen into a 7-inch form factor.

  • The authors
    Taiwanese hardware makers Asus helped Google bring the project to fruition.

  • Slim
    While it's not the skinniest device out there, the Nexus 7 is still pretty compact.

  • Google Play
    Google talked up the Nexus 7's media capabilities, saying that it's a perfect device for books, magazines, music and movies available via the Google Play Store.

  • Organized
    Integration with many of the new features of Android 4.1 Jellybean make the Nexus 7 a more helpful organizer than ever.

  • The screen, again
    The display looks sharp and clear, at a glance.

  • Gaming
    Along with its quad-core Tegra CPU, the Nexus 7 has a 12-core graphics processor, making it a muscular option for portable gaming.

Source: Network World (US)


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