Google’s Nexus 7 tablet comes to India


NEW DELHI – ‘Gadget of The Year’ and the highest selling tablet Google’s Nexus 7 will be available in India from today. The latest version of the tablet will be available in stores starting at Rs. 19,900, according to LiveMint.

Google updated the Nexus 7 tablet released earlier this year. It increased the storage on the $199 version of the device to 16GB from 8GB, and introduced a new $299 version of the Nexus 7 with a cellular data service option. Google also unveiled a new Nexus 4 smartphone, made in partnership with LG Electronics, that features a quad-core processor and a 4.7-inch display.

Nexus 7 specs

  • Operating System: Android Jelly Bean (4.1)
  • RAM: 1GB DDR3L
  • Storage: 16GB

Google Nexus 7

  • Connectivity: Wi-Fi :- 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 3.0
  • Camera: 1.2MP (front)
  • Battery: 4325mAh Li-polymer
  • Display: 7″ WXGA (1280 X 800) LED IPS panel, 10 finger multi-touch
  • Interface: 1x Headset jack, 1x micro-USB, 2x digital microphone, 2x speakers, 1x docking PIN
  • Sensor: G-sensor, light sensor, gyroscope, e-compass, GPS, NFC, hall sensor 
  • CPU: NVIDIA Tegra 3 T30L Quad-Core @1.3Ghz
  • GPU: GeForce 12-core, 3D stereo


Google selling a million Nexus 7 tablets per month

Asus, the Taiwan-based technology company responsible for manufacturing Google’s Nexus 7 tablet, claims the device has just hit the 1 million sales a month milestone.

Released in July to universal critical acclaim, the Nexus 7 was Google’s first tablet and until now, there have been no official figures as to how well it has performed in relation to its competitors.

Google Nexus 7 becomes ‘best-selling tablet’

Google Nexus 7 has become the highest selling Android tablet just three months after its launch, a media report said Monday. Google’s first tablet went on sale July 27. Its main selling point has been its affordable 159-pound price tag, The Telegraph reported.

Google Nexus 7 named Gadget Of The Year

Google’s Nexus 7 by ASUS was honored as the ‘Gadget Of The Year’ and also named the ‘Tablet Of The Year’ at the T3 Gadget Awards 2012. Taiwanese multinational tech giant, ASUS, was the big winner of the night at London’s Old Billingsgate, scooping no fewer than five accolades. The awards recognise and honour the gadgets, software and personalities which have intrigued, inspired and wowed the world over the past 12 months.

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