Printed from http://www.electronista.com

Asus rep reportedly confirms Google Nexus tablet in June

updated 12:55 pm EDT, Mon June 11, 2012

Seven-inch tablet to be based on Nvidia's Kai

Rumors of an Asus-produced Google Nexus tablet were confirmed today, Android Authority is claiming, as a company representative is said to have verified that a seven-inch model would be arriving at the end of June. The Nexus tablet was previously outed in benchmarking tests and is expected to be powered by Nvidia's Kai platform.

The Asus rep didn't provide exact details on a launch date for the tablet, but Google may reveal the device at the Google I/O conference. Should the device prove to be powered by the Kai chipset, that could mean it will debut in the sub-$200 range.

The seven-inch Nexus is expected to come with a 768x1280 display. The benchmarking tests that previously referenced the device showed a quad-core Nvidia Tegra 3 Cortex-A9 processor running at 1.3GHz, but no information was available with regard to storage or connectivity.

Earlier this month, images purportedly showing the device emerged online, revealing a white-faced front panel and a two-tone back, along with an ear speaker slit that points to phone capabilities. Assuming the tablet materializes as expected, its size and price point would likely put it in competition with Amazon's Kindle Fire more so than Apple's iPad.



By Electronista Staff
Post tools:

TAGS :

toggle

Comments

  1. global.philosopher

    Fresh-Faced Recruit

    Joined: Sep 2010

    0

    ASUS is still considered a poor mans brand

    When your customers are cheapskates you will struggle to keep them loyal.

Login Here

Not a member of the MacNN forums? Register now for free.

toggle

Network Headlines

toggle

Most Popular

Sponsor

Recent Reviews

D-Link Wi-Fi Smart Plug

Home automation fans have been getting their fair share of gadgets and accessories in the last few years. Starting with light bulbs, a ...

Razer Kraken Pro headset

Gaming headphones are a challenge to get right, for a long list of reasons that are unique to the consumer buying them. Some shoppers ...

Patriot Aero Wireless Mobile Drive

Regardless of how large a tablet you buy, you always want more space. There's always one more movie or another album you'd cram on, if ...

Sponsor

toggle

Most Commented

 
toggle

Popular News