The Nexus 7 tablet has been leaked all over the place, but it has now been officially announced by Google at today’s keynote. The Nexus 7 is being made by Asus. It has a 1280×800 HD display, Tegra 3 with quad core CPU and a 12 core GPU, front facing camera, wifi, bluetooth, NFC and 1 GB of ram. The battery has 9 hours of video playback, 300 hours standby time. Weighs only 340 grams. Ships with Android 4.1 “Jelly Bean”.
How can you get one? It’s available for ordering today at $199 for 8GB and $249 for 16 GB; it comes with a $25 dollar credit in Google Play, and it ships in Mid July.