Google Launches Nexus 7 Tablet
Speaking at the company's I/O developer conference in San Francisco, Google announced the product, partnering with Asus.
The tablet is priced at $199 and features NVidia(NVDA) Tegra 3 quad-core CPU chipset. Features include a 1280 x 800 HD display, and Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and Near Field Communications (NFC) capabilities, according to AllThingsD.
The Nexus is said to offer 9 hours worth of video playback, and approximately 300 hours of standby time. The tablet weighs just 300 grams. By comparison, Amazon's(AMZN) Kindle Fire weighs 415 grams.
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--Written by Chris Ciaccia in New York
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