Asus strikes with Nexus 7 and Nexus Q

Nexus 7


Specifications –

  • 7-inch IPS display of 1280×800 pixels
  • Nvidia Tegra 3 quad core processor with 12-core GPU
  • 1.2 mp front camera
  • battery of 9 hours for video & 300 hours of stand by time via 4325 mAh
  • NFC, 8GB & 16GB memory

Android 4.1 Jelly Bean will be running and is promised deliver content from Google Play store, along with numerous updates from apps like YouTube and Maps, which owns a new ‘Compass’ mode working via gyroscope for natural indoor view.

Google Play store now includes purchase of movies, magazines and has also featured a neat widget for detecting music.

The Nexus 7 will retail via the Play Store for $199 for the 8GB version and $249 for the 16GB version in mid-July.

Google will give $25 credit for the Nexus 7 owners on the Google Play Store and the device will ship with a copy of Transformers: The Dark of Moon, the Bourne Dominion E-Book and a few magazines.



Google also unveiled Nexus Q which is an Android powered computer and a social streaming device. Only Android devices controls this alien sperical device. But instead of streaming content from ones device, the Nexus Q plucks content from the Google Play accounts.

It features the following –

  • 1.2GHz Ti OMAP processor
  • audiophile grade audio chip
  • NFC and Wi-Fi with Bluetooth
  • ports for connecting to TV and music system
  • microSD slot for memory

Its LEDS will change according to the tempo of the content and if the device is hooked up to an HDTV, it will display a visualizer for the same effect. Google says it will retail for $299 in mid-July and will be available in the US.





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