Asus Nexus 7

Announced at Google's 2012 I/O conference, the Nexus 7 is the first tablet to be part of the Google-produced Nexus line of Android devices and is built by Asus. It was designed to compete against other budget tablets like the Kindle Fire and Nook Tablet but differentiates itself with an unmodified version of Android 4.1.

  • Status: Available
  • Availability date: Jul. 12, 2012
  • Price at launch: $199.00

What You Need To Know

  • It is the first Android device to ship with Chrome as its default browser

Verge Review

Google’s Nexus 7 tablet is not exactly a surprise. Nor is the fact that I’m able to work on a review of the product just hours after the device was announced. For years now, Google has had the uncanny habit of not only making big announcements at its I/O events, but then immediately sharing what it has shown off with developers and members of the press. This year was over the top. Not only did Google hand out its new, 7-inch, $199 Nexus 7 tablet, but it also introduced a new version of...

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Basic Specs

Thickness .41 inches
Weight .75 pounds
Screen size (diagonal) 7 inches
Operating system Android
Launch OS version 4.1
Media streaming DLNA
CPU brand Nvidia
CPU family Tegra 3
RAM size 1 GB

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Tech Specs

Hardware
Height 7.82 inches
Width 4.72 inches
Thickness .41 inches
Weight .75 pounds
Color Black
Speakers Stereo
Display
Screen size (diagonal) 7 inches
Technology IPS LCD
Resolution (X) 1280 px
Resolution (Y) 800 px
PPI 216
Touchscreen type Capacitive
Multitouch Yes
Software
Operating system Android
Launch OS version 4.1
Media streaming DLNA
Processor
CPU brand Nvidia
CPU family Tegra 3
Clock speed 1.3 GHz
Cores 4
GPU
Brand Nvidia
Model GeForce
Memory
RAM size 1 GB
Storage
Internal size 16 GB, 8 GB, 32 GB
Connectivity
Wi-Fi Yes
Wi-Fi support 802.11n, 802.11g, 802.11b, 802.11a
GPS Yes
Bluetooth Yes
Bluetooth version 3.0
NFC Yes
Front Camera
Effective pixels 1.2 megapixels
Ports
Video out Yes
Headphone 3.5mm
Data connections Micro USB
Sensors
Sensors Ambient Light, Gyroscope, Compass / Magnetometer, Accelerometer
Battery
Capacity 4326 mAh
Quoted use time 8 hr
Benchmarks
Quadrant 3605
Vellamo 1740
GLB 2.1 Egypt 720p 32 FPS
GLB 2.1 Egypt 1080p 17 FPS
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