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Nexus 7, Android 4.1 Jelly Bean launch: as it happened

Coverage of Google's I/O conference where it unveiled the Nexus 7 and Android 4.1 Jelly Bean

Google's I/O conference kicks off today where the firm to unveiled its Nexus 7 tablet and Android 4.1 Jelly Bean.Here's how it all unfolded. See also: Android 4.1 (Jelly Bean) review.

PC Advisor's American cousins at PC World were at the event bringing live updated coverage as it happened. Google I/O is being held in San Francisco. You can bookmark this page or set an email reminder in the love blog box below. See also Google Nexus tablet release date, specs and price.

Google I/O

Exactly what Google was announcing wasn't certain. However, it was widely speculated and we expected the tech giant to reveal an own-brand Nexus tablet running the next version of Android, version 4.1 Jelly Bean. Below  is the leaked image of the tablet in question.

See also: Google Nexus 7 tablet vs Apple iPad comparison review.

Google's Nexus tablet?

The event follows on from Apple's worldwide developer conference (WWDC) where it announced iOS6 and refreshed its MacBook line-up of laptops and Microsoft's surprise press event where it reveals its own-brand Surface tablets.

Live keynote: Nexus tablet launch at Google I/O


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