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Google Nexus 7 tablet leaks ahead of Google I/O

Google's Nexus 7 gets leaked ahead of Google I/O

Google's rumoured Nexus 7 tablet's specification, price and image have been leaked online.

The Nexus 7 will be Google's first own-brand tablet following the Nexus smartphones. The tablet will be made by Asus and will likely be announced at this week's Google I/O conference and go on sale next month. See alsoGroup test: What's the best tablet PC?

Google Nexus 7 tablet

The information and picture come from a 'training document' seen by Gizmodo Australia. The Nexus 7 will use a 1.3GHz nVidia Tegra 3 quad-core processor, a GeForce 12-core GPU and 1GB of RAM. Google will take on Apple's iPad in the highly competitive tablet market. See also: Android Jelly Bean release date, features, rumour round-up

It will come in two storage capacity options, 8GB and 16GB priced at $199 and $249 in the US. Other specifications include a 7in ISP display with an 800 x 1280 resolution, 1.2Mp front facing camera and a battery life of up to nine hours. See also: Android Advisor

Being Google, the tablet will run the Android operating system and could be the device to debut Jelly Bean, which we believe is now version 4.1 not 5.0. The Nexus 7 will also include a near-field communications (NFC) chip and Google Wallet.


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