CNET First Look
Nexus 7 aims its sights at Kindle FireThe Nexus has a quad-core processor, a gorgeous screen, and costs only $200. We take this promising 7-inch tablet for for a test drive.
Last year Amazon released its media consumption tablet the Kindle fire for only 200 dollars. Now Google has -- important nexus seven tablet. With the latest version of Android Quad Core CPU. A 1280 by 800 resolution screen. And with a price of only 200 dollars nexus seven sites directly at it. Hi I'm Eric Franklin and today L ticket first look at the nexus seven tablet. -- -- Built by Asus the nexus seven -- lighter than the Kindle fire. Has a soft textured back is a lot like Acer's recent line of tablets makes it more comfortable hold. Physical features include a one point two megapixel front camera. Power slash lock button volume rocker headphone Jack microphone pinhole and a micro USB port. There are no expendable storage options no HDMI out in no back camera -- The seven has a seven inch IPS screen which gives it better viewing angles than the Kindle fire. Actually a lot of other tablets that don't use IPS populist panels. The screen resolution is 1280 by 800 the same as most ten inch Android tablets. The screen feels very responsive to tapping and swiping. Typing also feels very precise. The tablet ships with Android four point one which update school will play to now offer movie purchases TV shows and magazines. Although the OS is just as customizable as before the way -- presented on the tablet by default. Feels more control and possibly a bit less intimidating to the uninitiated. Rip -- TP ran smoothly and of course includes the tegra three splashy effects also got a 1080. Looking especially great on seven inch screen with a pixels are really packed it. The nexus seven is currently available on the global placed door for 199 dollars would be eight gigabyte version. And 249. Dollars for the sixteen gigabyte. However it won't start shipping until July. So far I'm impressed what I've seen. The screen looks great feels responsive tablet already demonstrate how well these genes important -- The lack of expendable memory or back cameras a bummer but it's understandable given record -- price for something that feels very well. I'm Eric Franklin and check out my full review my verdict. --