Available in 8GB ($199) and 16GB ($249) variants as well as black or white colors, the Google Nexus 7 by ASUS boasts a 7-inch (1280 x 800) HD display, a “quad-core Tegra 3 processor, 1280 x 800 IPS display, 1.2-megapixel camera, 1GB of RAM, and a 4,325mAh battery.” This tablet goes on sale next month worldwide. Continue reading for a video, more pictures, and additional information.
The build feels really solid with a nice, grippy rubberized back and metallic-style silver trim. Even though the unit on display was tethered to a table, the Nexus 7 feels remarkably light. It’s comfortable to hold, too, with just enough bezel to hold with two hands without needing to rest your thumbs on the screen, and light enough for one hand. The power button and volume controls on the right side feel snappy and responsive and lie snug along the frame.