Google’s Nexus 7 will feature NVIDIA’s Tegra 3 processor and is the first quad-core 7-inch tablet running on the newest version of Android 4.1, aka Jelly Bean, for $199. The new tablet was built to work seamlessly with Google Play and features fast web surfing, high quality gaming, seamless multitasking and flawless playback of HD movies and videos. All of this is driven by the Tegra 3 processor, which features a unique 4-PLUS-1 quad-core architecture for outstanding performance and exceptional battery life.
The Nexus 7 offers up to 8 hours of HD video playback, 10 hours book reading, 10 hours web browsing and 300 hours standby thanks to its fifth battery saver core. Each of the Tegra 3’s four main CPU cores then progressively powers on only as needed for demanding tasks, like gaming. The tablet also features a 1280 x 800 IPS screen, comes with either 8 GB or 16 GB of storage, 1 GB RAM, front camera, micro USB port and access to more than 600,000 apps, millions of songs and books, and thousands of movies on Google Play.