The awesome team at Gizmodo Australia have come across a training document for Google’s upcoming Nexus 7 tablet which is to be manufactured by ASUS and announced at Google IO later this week. Before we even get into the specs, Giz reports that the Nexus 7 will launch here in Australia in July — a massive win for soon-to-be adopters of Google’s tablet hardware.
As for specs, the Nexus 7 is pretty mid-ranged; there’s not astounding about it, but it’s also not going to be left in the past already.
- 7-inch 1280×800 IPS Display
- Android 4.1 Jelly Bean (not confirmed to be 5.0 just yet)
- 1.3GHz Quad-Core Tegra 3 CPU
- 12-Core ULP NVIDIA GPU
- 1GB RAM
- 8GB / 16GB Internal Storage
- 1.2MP Front Camera
- 9 Hours Battery Life
- Wi-Fi a/b/g/n, NFC
Pricing: The 8GB variant is expected to be $199; the 16GB variant will be $249.
Another awesome part of this report is that the documentation suggests that Google will be handling and providing all the updates for the device, which could mean that there won’t be carrier variants (if there’s even a 3G model) like there is with the Galaxy Nexus.