Thursday, June 28, 2012

Google announces Nexus 7 tablet PC at an annual developers event

It looks like that top tablet PC markers like Apple and Amazon are going to face a tough challenge from Internet giant Google. It is also hoping that Google is going to make a big revolution in the competitive tablet PC market.
Google has made their inclusion in the tablet PC market with the announcement of its most anticipated tablet PC called the Nexus 7. They announced it an annual developers event called Google I/O 2012 in San Francisco, California.
It has a 7-inch screen with 1280x800 display resolution. It also includes a 1.2-megapixel front-facing camera, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, NFC or near-field communication, gyroscope, global positioning system, accelerometer, microphone and Micro-USB port.
The Nexus 7 will run on Jelly Bean, the latest version of Android operating system. It is powered by a 1.3GHz Nvidia Tegra 3 quad-core CPU, a 12-core GPU and 1GB of RAM. It also has a 4,325mAh battery that provides 9 hours of video playback.
Android’s latest version of operating system, Jelly Bean, was also announced during the event. It is faster in performance than the previous version, Ice Cream Sandwich. It also automatically resizes widgets, and it also has a better dictionary and predictive typing.
Users can do offline voice typing. Not only that but also it has a faster voice search and comes with an additional Arabic, Persian, Indian and Thai fonts.
It weighs 12 ounces and it is just 0.4 inch thick.
By reading these specifications of this tablet PC one may think that it will be costly. But the interesting thing is that two different models of Nexus 7 have come with cheap price. The 8GB and 16GB models will be sold for $199 and $249 and it can be purchased at Google Play store. Both models have come with the Chrome browser. It is expected to be showcased at different stores in mid-July.