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Always On: Unboxing the Nexus 7

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Always On: Unboxing the Nexus 7

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Molly Wood unwraps (not without difficulty) Google's new tablet, the Nexus 7. The 7-inch device features Android 4.1 Jelly Bean, a 1280x800 HD display and a Quad Core Tegra 3 processor. Is this the 7-inch tablet to beat?

Verse seven on boxing is being met with seven tablet this is Google's answer to Kindle fire and the Barnes & Noble -- it is. A seven inch. Full fledged Android tablets made for Google play. Which could present some problems that we'll get to later but first let's get this -- out of the box which is no small feat. They have the thing. That there are way. Fairfield but -- and we'll talk about later in -- Out of the thing. And in fact I. I don't really -- and it almost. -- -- -- -- -- -- -- So the tablet coming out it's actually quite a bit smaller than the Barnes -- -- feels a lot later they say it's about twelve ounces. That's roughly the weight of a can of soda. Now the back of our tablet. Is whites unfortunately that is just the developer version that was given out into the lab so when you get it it's gonna be black -- however. Area. It's the first tablet to run jelly -- Android four point one. This -- -- nice high resolution 1280 by 800 HD screens a Quad Core tegra three processor which is great for gaming there's one gigabyte of ram compared to the Kindle -- 512 megabytes you can get either eight gigabytes or sixteen gigs of storage you get micro USB for charging hook ups. And it comes with an FC or near field communication. Which means it can tap other NFC devices to share information wirelessly there's also a one point two megapixel camera on the front for video conferencing I think the only thing holding it back probably is that Google -- library it is nothing compared to Amazon and then of course the net just has kind of its own cult thing going on. But when it comes a seven inch tablets I gotta say. Think this guy is the new front runner all that said we hear rumors that Amazon might introduce a new Kindle fire sometime this summer. If they do I'm sure that they will bring the big -- but until then. Give this -- track.
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