- cost effective
Google has just released their brand new Asus Nexus 7 Google Tablet with Jelly Bean to represent a clean slate for Android tablets. It will definitely be the answer for those consumers who are conscious of cost and not concerned by the size of their display.
Asus Nexus 7 Google Tablet with Jelly Bean aims to spark the Android tablets and hopefully surpass Apple’s Ipad. The google tablet comes with the latest Android software, version 4.1 Jelly Bean. Google had major help from Taiwanese hardware partner Asus, especially given its sweet $199 price, which matches the Kindle Fire, and deeply undercuts the iPad.
The brand new 12-ounce Asus Nexus 7 Google Tablet with Jelly Bean is thin, light, fast and responsive to the touch. Switching between apps is a quick and easy. It has a rubbery back and is very is comfortable to hold. Furthermore, it feels and looks like a tablet that would cost much more. And, most important, the battery life is really good.
Asus Nexus 7 Google Tablet with Jelly Bean
The biggest bonus that Google used to sweeten the deal even further is by throwing in these gifts.
- Transformers: Dark of the Moon movie
- The Bourne Dominion eBook
- Music from Coldplay and the Rolling Stones
- Some Popular Magazines
- A new class for the Google Play Store
- Plus there’s a $25 credit to buy, movies, music, apps, books and magazines in Google Play
The Asus Nexus 7 Google Tablet with Jelly Bean also boasts a superior screen and more robust Nvidia Tegra 3 quad-core processor. Much better than the Kindle Fire that is sure to impress gameplay graphics for avid game players.
Moreover, to build on its strength in search, Google included a potentially helpful location-based feature called Google Now. Google Now tells you the weather or nearby bus and train schedules without you having to ask it. There’s also a voice search feature, similar to Apple’s Siri that responds to a voice query with its own clear female voice.
Asus Nexus 7 Google Tablet with Jelly Bean Price:
Also, on the hardware side, the Asus Nexus 7 Google Tablet with Jelly Bean is no match for the iPad because it’s $300 cheaper than the least expensive Apple tablet. However, The 7-inch screen on the Asus Nexus 7 Google Tablet with Jelly Bean is far smaller than the near 10-inch display on the iPad and not as sharp as its latest super-crisp “Retina” display.
With the most recent iPads adding rear-facing cameras to complement the front-facing one. On the Asus Nexus 7 Google Tablet with Jelly Bean you get only a front camera, which you can use for Skype calls, video chats via Google+ Hangouts, and to unlock the screen through facial recognition.
As far as apps go, Apple is still the undisputed apps champion and the leader in music and movies. Also, Amazon is still the mainstay in books and is no slouch when it comes to entertainment.
Google is pushing hard on Google Play, but still has some good catching up to do.
Of course, you can still read your purchased Kindle books and play Amazon music on the Asus Nexus 7 Google Tablet with Jelly Bean , and with any other Android tablet.
Logically, if you have the extra money, you should still choose the iPad.
But, if you’re looking for a solid smaller-screen tablet on a budget, the Asus Nexus 7 Google Tablet with Jelly Bean is the one to go for.
Asus Nexus 7 Google Tablet with Jelly Bean Overall Review.
- Thin and light at sweet price.
- Jelly Bean.
- Excellent screen.
- Fast, fluid. Includes $25 spending credit.
- No cellular connectivity.
- No rear camera.
- Fewer tablet-specific apps.
- Limited storage.
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