The Nexus 7 is a tablet PC developed jointly by Google and Asus. Two versions were released in July 2012: One with 8 GB (gigabytes) of storage that sells for $199 retail, and one with 16 GB of storage that sells for $249 retail.
Both versions offer a 7-inch-diagonal touch screen and use the Android 4.1 Jelly Bean mobile OS (operating system). The Nexus 7 uses the Chrome browser. The device is especially designed for content available through Web services such as e-books, music, television programs, and videos.
Nexus 7 features include:
- Screen resolution of 1280 by 800 pixels.
- Quad-core processor at 1.2 GHz (gigahertz).
- Wi-Fi with Bluetooth 4.0.
- Digital camera rated at 1.2 megapixels.
- Gyroscope and accelerometer.
- Rechargeable Lithium Ion battery rated at 16 Wh (watt-hours).
- Pogo pin interface for future accessories.