Google Nexus 7, the world's first 7-inch quad-Core tablet is now available in India via Google Play Store for Rs. 15,999. Built by ASUS, the tablet was unveiled at the annual Google I/O developer conference 2012 in San Francisco, California.
Last November, Google beefed up its Nexus 7 tablet with 32 GB of internal storage and pentaband HSPA+ radio support. But the version now available in India via Google Play Store doesn't offer cellular network connectivity and features only 16GB of Internal memory.
The Nexus 7 sports a 7-inch, 1280x800, Backlit HD IPS display with a pixel density of 216 ppi and is protected by scratch-resistant Corning Glass. Powered by NVIDIA Tegra 3 quad-core processor alongside 1GB of RAM, the device runs on Android 4.1 (Jelly Bean) OS. In terms of connectivity, it supports Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, NFC, GPS and MicroUSB. There's also a 1.2MP front-facing camera for video chat. It houses a 4325 mAh battery that offers enough juice for 8 hrs of run time.
Google Nexus 7 Key Specifications in India :
- Android 4.1 (Jelly Bean)
- 7 inch, 1280x800, Back-lit HD IPS display with Corning glass
- ASUS NVIDIA Tegra 3 T30L quad core processor
- 1GB of RAM
- 16GB of Internal storage
- 1.2MP front-facing camera
- Wi-Fi (802.11 b/g/n), Bluetooth and NFC (Android Beam)
- Micro USB
- GPS, Accelerometer, Gyroscope and Magnetometer sensors
- Dimensions: 198.5 x 120 x 10.45mm; 340g
- 4325 mAh battery (Up to 8 hours of run time)
Google Nexus 7 is priced at $199 in the international market, but the inclusion of import duties and shipment charges makes it cost nearly 50% more (~USD $295) in India. The device will ship starting April 5, 2013. After Nexus 7, we can expect the other Nexus devices (Nexus 10 tablet and Nexus 4 Smartphone) to be sold directly via Google Play store in India.