Google announced the Nexus 5 in India amongst the first wave countries to get the device and was made available on Play Store last month and now we have the Nexus 7 (2013) launched here in India by ASUS. Nexus 7 was listed on Play Store along with Nexus 5 which was shipped by Google itself. The new Nexus 7 as we know packs the brilliant Full HD Display on a 7-inch tablet giving the best of multimedia experience to enjoy.
Apart from this it also packs the Snapdragon chipset, unlike last time when they had Tegra 3 running on the previous version. It comes in WiFi only and WiFi + 3G variant. Build on the same design the new Nexus 7 feels lighter and looks better having the polished looks.
We previously reported that Nexus 5 is available at Indian Play Store,but now after a month of speculations and anticipation Google started taking orders for Nexus 5 and along with Nexus 7 tablet too. Although the 16GB model of Nexus 7 will be available after 26 November. As reported on website Leaves warehouse by November 26, 2013. But the 32GB versions will be shipped in two business days as said on play Store. The 32 GB model is also available with Wi-Fi and LTE. The Nexus 5 is available in black and white colour.
Asus & Intel in a joint event in New Delhi India have launched two new products on 29th October 2013 including an Ultraportable Transformer Book T100 and next generation Fonepad 7 at Rs. 34,099 and Rs. 17499 respectively. Both these devices will go on sale in India from November 2013.
Asus Transformer Book T100 Video Review And Features
Asus Transformer T100 is a hybrid tablet cum laptop device which is powered by Windows 8.1 OS and Intel Quad Core Atom processor. It has a 10.1 inch display and weighs around 1.1 Kg (tab at 550 g and dock at 520 g). The efficient Z3740 Bay Trail family processor helps to extract up to 11 hours of battery life from this device.
It offers Intel Gen7 graphics, has 2GB RAM, 1.2 MP front camera and full capacitive multi-touch touchscreen. It is a portable machine designed for usage for users who like a light weight machine on the go and at the same time use it as a full features PC by connecting it to the dock which adds full size keyboard to it.
Google Nexus 7 the vanilla rom running tablet from Google manufactured by ASUS has got a massive price cut here in India. As spotted on Flipkart, and Amazon India the price of the 16GB WiFi only Nexus 7 2012 edition has now dropped down to Rs. 9,999. The retailer is also offering the 32GB Wi-Fi model for Rs 13,499 and the 32GB 3G model for Rs 16,999,
Few months back Asus launched the FonePad tablet in India for 15,999 with Intel Atom Z2420 1.2 GHz processor with 1GB RAM and 8GB internal memory which can be expanded further via microSD card up to 32GB as its technical specifications. Recently Asus refreshed this FonePad for markets like India with better specs and more memory which appeared online on e-commerce websites for Rs. 17,999.
This refreshed variant includes a 7-inch LED display offering 1280×800 pixels resolution same as that on the original model but they have upgraded the chipset from 1.2GHz Intel Atom Z2420 to the 1.6GHz Intel Atom Z2460 which has the same PowerVR SGX540 GPU and 1GB of RAM. It also comes with voice-calling support on 2G and 3G cellular network. On the software front, the tablet runs on the Android 4.1 Jelly Bean out of the box but can be upgraded to version 4.2 later when the update is available. Apart from this one major change is in the internal memory which was 8GB earlier and now has been boosted to 32GB. So users can install a 32GB microSD card slot and get up to 64GB storage on this tablet. Other features remain the same including 3-megapixel rear camera, 1.2-megapixel front facing camera, 4,270mAh battery, and Wi-Fi, Bluetooth support.
Comparing with the recently launched Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 in India this might look like a deal with better specifications but the user base and believe in the brand shall make a difference. Let’s see what Asus can do.
Nexus 7 the best $200 Android tablet which was announced last year at Google I/O just got even better. Google at an press event in San Francisco today on 24/07/2013 unveiled the new Nexus 7 2.0 with better specifications at a little more price.
After the numerous leaks which were already out before Google unwrapped its latest offering manufactured by ASUS. It’s the first tablet running Android 4.3 out of the box which will be available this month.
Full HD display with 323 ppi
7 point touch scratch resistant IPS panel
1.5 GHz quad-core S4 Pro
Adreno 320 GPU
NFC / WiFi 802.11 b/g/n / Bluetooth v4.0
1.2MP front-facing camera and 5MP rear camera
Dual stereo speakers
16GB and 32GB memory
4G LTE (optional)
The updated Nexus 7 series will be available in 16GB WiFi, 32GB WiFi and 32GB LTE variants. As for now the WiFi-only versions, the 16GB Nexus 7 and the 32GB Nexus 7 shall be available for $230 and $270 respectively, and both of them will be available on July 30th from the Play store. No confirmed date has been announced for the availability of LTE version but it will be priced at $349. Bestbuy, Staples and Amazon will also be the retailers selling the tablets offline in the US. The new Nexus 7 will be launching in the US, UK, Germany, France, Japan, Canada, Australia, South Korea and Spain, with more countries coming soon.
Asus India and Intel today launched the Asus Fonepad, a 7 inch Android tablet with 3G and Phone calling functionality in India at a price of Rs. 15,999. The price of the Fonepab is very competitive considering that it offers good specs, 3G and calling functionality in a good form factor.
On the display side, it has a 7 inch HD IPS display with 1280×800 pixels display resolution. The display is 10 point multi-touch touchscreen. It is powered by n Intel Atom 1.2 GHz (Z2420) processor and 1 GB of RAM. It has 8 GB internal memory which can be further increased by adding an additional microSD card. The thickness of the tab is just 10.4 mm and weighs around 340g. It has 3G, WiFi, Bluetooth 3.0, Dual camera with 1.2 MP front camera and a 3 MP camera at rear. With its large 4270 Lithium polymer battery, it can deliver a battery life of up to 9 hours.