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Google's Android 4.1 tablet, the Nexus 7 (pictures)

At Google I/O, the company announces its newest Android 4.1 Jelly Bean tablet, the Nexus 7.

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The Nexus 7 tablet

Hugo Barra, Android's director of product management, unveils the Nexus 7, a tablet running the latest operating system, Android 4.1 Jelly Bean.
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Nexus 7 specs

The Nexus 7 runs on a Tegra 3 processor, has a 1,280x800-pixel HD display, and is NFC-enabled.
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Read magazines

Google has teamed up with magazine companies like Conde Nast and Hearst to bring in some of the latest issues to the Nexus 7.
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Watching movies and TV

Browsing through movie choices on the Nexus 7.
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May it recommend...

The Nexus 7's recommendation engine suggests movies and other apps.
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What's that song?

Similar to Shazam, the Nexus 7 can listen to songs and tell you the artist and other information.
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Chrome included

The Nexus 7 will come shipped with the Chrome Web browser.
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YouTubing on the tablet

The YouTube app on the Nexus 7.
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More info for places

The Navigation and Maps feature on the Nexus 7 will show more information about locations, such as the most popular dish at a certain restaurant.
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Through the looking glass

The Nexus 7 will have a gyroscope-enabled compass that is integrated in Maps.
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Saving maps offline

As previously announced, Google Maps will now be able to save maps offline for later viewing.
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Keeping up the Current

The news reader app, Current, displayed on the Nexus 7 interface.
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Translations on Current

Here, the Daily Beast is translated on Google Current.
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Gaming improved

The Nexus 7 will have a 12-core GPU, which will vastly improve the gaming experience. Here, Dead Trigger is being demoed.
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Priced at $199

The Nexus 7 will be available in mid-July for $199.

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