Google’s Nexus 7 16GB is now available for purchase in South Africa, at R2999 at select retailers. The Nexus 7 is the first tablet in Google’s Nexus line of devices and the lead device for Android 4.1, called Jelly Bean. The Nexus 7 is a pretty great buy if you are looking for a more compact tablet that is running the latest and greatest Android version.
Jointly developed between ASUS and Google, Nexus 7 is the world’s first 7-inch quad-core tablet, built to bring consumers the best of Google and ASUS in a slim and portable package that fits perfectly in the hand. Nexus 7 brings together ASUS’ world-class “design thinking” philosophy and the latest version of Google’s innovative Android platform to deliver the ultimate portable computing experience at an irresistible price.
Super powerful, super portable
With a vibrant, 1280 x 800 high-resolution display, Nexus 7 brings users’ favorite apps and games to a great 7 inch screen. With over one million pixels, Nexus 7’s IPS panel ensures text is sharper, HD video is more vivid and gameplay is smooth and dynamic. All of this is protected under scratch-resistant Corning glass, designed for everyday use.
The Nexus 7 is designed to deliver a higher end gaming experience, using an NVIDIA Tegra 3 processor delivers quad-core performance and immersive graphics. Games are enhanced by Nexus 7’s sensors, which includes a gyroscope, accelerometer and NFC – as well as a responsive 10-finger multi-touch screen – allowing users to tilt, touch and tap their way to the top of the leaderboards while exploring thousands of apps and games available in the Google Play store. At 10.5mm thin and 340g, it has the portability of a paperback book, but is connected to the whole world wide web of entertainment.
Lead Device for Android 4.1, Jelly Bean
Nexus 7 is powered by Android 4.1, Jelly Bean, the latest version of the world’s most popular mobile platform. With smarter notifications that enable quick, on-the-fly responses, beautiful new widgets that put important information front and center and homescreen customisation that’s as easy as drag-and-drop, Android is faster and more intuitive than ever. Google’s services work best on Android, as all users’ data is instantly available and synced with the cloud after signing in with their Google account, but it also seamlessly syncs content across users’ tablets, phones and PCs for a truly integrated experience. Nexus 7 comes with all the top Google Apps – such as Gmail, Chrome, Google+ and YouTube – putting the best of Google’s services in consumers’ hands.