With Google entering a relatively new low-cost tablet segment, tech pundits are expecting the Nexus tablet to apply significant pressure on other major Android vendors, Digitimes reports.
It has long been rumored that Google is working on a Nexus Tablet to compete with Apple's iPad. Now there are murmurings that the search giant might be distributing the product themselves as well.
ASUS is said to be working with Google on a Nexus-branded 7-inch tablet. Not only will the tablet be priced competitively at US$199, it will also be powered by NVIDIA Tegra 3 quad-core processor and Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich.
Google recently filed for a multi-touch trackpad patent that seems to indicate Android is gearing up to appear on notebooks. Is this an indication of a bigger mobile computing trend to come?
Google is said to launch Android 5.0 Jelly Bean in Q2 2012 with the aim of entering the notebook and netbook market segments.
Google Chairman Eric Schmidt revealed details about the company's plans to introduce a competitive tablet within the next six months.
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