Google Tablet: Nexus 7 now also available in Germany


The 8 GB version costs 199 euros on Google Play, the 16 GB version costs 249 euros. The Nexus 7 is the first tablet in Google's Nexus range of devices. The hardware based on the quad-core processor "Tegra 3" from Nvidia comes from the Taiwanese manufacturer Asus and waives a mobile phone module as well as a slot for memory cards.

Launched at Google's I / O 2012 Developer Conference and sold out in the US in the meantime, Nexus 7 runs on the latest Android version 4.1 "Jelly Bean". Like the "Kindle Fire" from, the Nexus 7 is primarily a "showcase" for the digital content offered in Google's online store, such as apps, e-books and films. Buyers of the Nexus 7 will receive a $ 20 credit to redeem on Google Play for a limited time.

After the immediate on-line sales start the Nexus 7 is then from 3 September then also "with selected trading partners" in Germany available.

Technical data for the Nexus 7 according to the manufacturer:
  • Processor: Nvidia Tegra 3 "T30L" 1.2Ghz quad-core

  • Display: 7 "WXGA (1280 x 800 pixels) backlit HD LED IPS panel with 178-degree viewing angle, scratch-resistant Corning" Fit "glass, ten-finger multi-touch, 400 nits, ASUS" TruVid " Technology for improved clarity and brightness

  • Operating system: Android 4.1 "Jelly Bean"

  • Camera: 1.2 megapixel front camera

  • Sensors: G-sensor, light sensor, gyroscope, e-compass, GPS, NFC, Hall sensor

  • Battery: Li-Polymer rechargeable battery with 4325 mAh, 16 Wh (film playback: 8 hours, reading books: 10 hours, surfing the internet: 10 hours, audio playback: 50 hours, stand-by: 300 hours. )

  • Google Mobile Services: Google Play, Gmail, Earth, YouTube, Movie Studio, Google Maps for Android, Google Calendar Sync, Google+

  • Connectivity: 802.11 b / g / n, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi Direct

  • Memory: 1 GB RAM, 8/16 GB ROM

  • Size and weight: 198.5 x 120 x 104.5 mm, 340 grams

  • Audio and interfaces: 2-in-1 audio connection (headphone / microphone), 1x micro-USB, 2x digital microphone, 2x speakers, 1x docking port