Rumors are floating around for some time now that Google is finally launching its own and very first Android tablet anytime soon and now it looks like it will really happens at this week's Google I/O conference. According to an internal training document, Gizmodo Australia learned that the Google Nexus 7, which is said to run Android Jelly Bean (which is most likely Android 4.1), is built by Asus and comes with with a Nvidia 1.3 GHz quad-core Tegra 3 CPU, a GeForce 12-core GPU and 1 GB of RAM with either 8 GB or 16 GB of storage. Furthermore it's said that the tablet will support NFC and Android Beam. The 7" screen is expected to be an IPS display with a 178 degree viewing angle, running on 1280 x 800 pixel.
According to Gizmodo, the Nexus 7 will also feature a 1.2 megapixel front-facing camera. The battery life is given with amazing 9 hours.
The 8 GB model is expected to retail for US$ 199 while the 16 GB model is said to cost US$ 249. As said, it's expected that Google will make its Nexus 7 official at this week's starting Google I/O conference.
Cheers ~ Arne