Google, one of the biggest company in the world and Android’s OS owner has expanded their electronic product line up with Google NEXUS 7 ASUS-2B16 tablet. Comes with powerful performance from a high end processor that integrated with 4CPU cores from Qualcomm company and boasts a 7 inch Full High Definition display, the NEXUS 7 ASUS-2B16 is one of the best Android tablet that you can get with a reasonable affordable price.
Basically, the tablet is a Asus made that branded by Google. Comes with a high quality “Black” plastic and glass for construction, this tablet looks solid and comfortable in the palm of your hand. In term of size, the 10.23 oz / 290 gram tablet has dimension in 200.7 x 114.3 x 7.6 mm (7.9 x 4.5 x 0.3 inches), make it easy to carry around with you and comfortable for travel companion. It’s also thinner and lighter than the 306 gram Galaxy Tab 3 7.0 SM-T210RGNYXAR tablet that has dimension in 4.4 x 7.4 x 0.4 inches. Reportedly, the 3950mAh battery can produces up to 300 hours of standby time or up to 9 hours of battery life when you watch 720p video playback.
Under the hood, the Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro APQ8064A quad core processor that clocked at 1.5GHZ as the heart and incorporated with 2GB of DDR3 SDRAM delivers faster and provides better multitasking performance than other tablet that based on the Cortex-A9 platform. The latest version of Google Android 4.3 Jelly Bean as the operating system also ensures user will gets smooth and seamless multimedia and entertainment experience, along with smooth light office tasks. Unfortunately, this model lacks micro SD card slot for memory expansion and only equipped with a 16GB of onboard memory.
The 7.0 inch Full High Definition capacitive multi touch screen LCD display with 10-point touch support and integrated an Adreno 320 that clocks at 400 MHz as graphics accelerator delivers crisper, brighter and richer colours for both video and games than other tablet on its price. The IPS technology make this device can produces 300 cd/m² brightness and the TruVivid technology offers 178 degrees viewing angle with support a 1920 x 1200 native resolution, so you can play and watch 1080p video playback or streaming Full HD movies from internet with ease. It’s also protected by Corning Fit Glass and Anti fingerprint technology.
There is also dual camera that located on the back and front side, the 5.0 megapixel rear camera for capture photos and 720p video recording support and a 1.2 megapixel front facing camera that integrated with microphone for high quality social communications. On the left and right side, you will find a volume button and power button, while on the bottom, there are a 3.5mm Headphone/Microphone combos jack and single micro USB 2.0 port to connect into external keyboard.
The rest of specifications are Gyroscope, E-Compass Sensor, G-Sensor, dual stereo speakers, Bluetooth 4.0 and 802.11 a/b/g/n Wireless LAN for rich internet browsing or social network activity. Of course, as a Google’s device, NEXUS 7 ASUS-2B16 tablet also has full access to Google Mobile Service, such as Google Mail, YouTube, Google Maps and more, includes easy access in Android Play market that offers more than 900.000 free or paid applications.
Yeah, Google NEXUS 7 ASUS-2B16 16GB tablet is lacks several features that commonly can you find on the other tablet from other brands, but with a starting price around at $229.99 with free shipping for US costumers, the newest Google-ASUS tablet is worth for your money. If you are looking for cheaper 7 inch tablet and did not too concern about brand, we think you should take a look at Hisense Sero 7 Pro 7 inch tablet that has a starting price around at $149 and powered by NVIDIA Tegra 3 Quad-Core Processor.