Search engine giant Google has on June 27 announced its own tablet at its I/O the company’s annual event for developers in San Francisco. The new device from Google has been brought down to compete with Apple’s iPad as well as Amazon’s Kindle Fire.

The new tablet has been named as the Nexus 7 and has a 7 inch screen with a resolution of 1280 X 800 pixels. The new device from Google has been powered by a quad core Tegra 3 processor with 12 core GPU and has 1 GB RAM.

The most exciting part is that the tablet runs on Android’s latest version Jelly Bean which was also announced at the event. The new Nexus 7 has been manufactured by Asus and boasts a 4,325 mAh battery. The other features of the tablet include, 1.2 MP camera with a weight of 340 gms.

The tablet supports Wi Fi but the major drawback is that it does not support 3G. This might limit the appeal to the users, who like to carry their tablet everywhere. The Nexus 7 will be available in the US for $199 while the price of the 8 GB and 16 GB model will be a little more.

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