The much awaited Google Nexus 7 tablet has finally found its way into the Indian market. It looks like today was the D-day for ASUS as it announced its four Windows 8 powered devices in the Indian market and it has spilled out beans about its Android Jelly Bean tablet. ASUS has now confirmed that its Nexus 7 tablet will be there for the Indian customers available through various large format retailers at a price of Rs 19,990.
Unaez Quareshi, sales and distribution director, ASUS India said that the tablet has been priced at Rs 19,990 and will be available through Chroma, a Tata group electronics retailer, and other large format retailers, reports Mobile Indian.
Google Nexus 7 is a 17.78-cm (7-inch) tablet featuring an IPS display along with 10 finger multi-touch support. The device runs on Google’s Android 4.1 aka Jelly bean and is powered by 1.2GHz quad-core Nvidia Tegra 3 processor. The tablet is incorporated with 1 GB of RAM which will smooth out the functions carried out on the device. Nexus 7 will be available in two variants- 8GB and 16GB storage.
Though, Nexus 7 has received a remarkable response worldwide, still the competition is high with a few other Android tablets like Samsung Galaxy Tabs and Kindle Fire. iPad continues to be the market leader with 50 per cent shares in the global tablet market.
Also, Google recently launched a 32GB version of the Nexus 7 tablet which sports a 1.2 MP front camera and connectivity options like WiFi, Bluetooth and NFC.
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
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
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