NVIDIA today announced that Nexus 7 from Google, the first $199 quad-core 7-inch tablet running on the newest version of Android™ 4.1 (Jelly Bean), features the NVIDIA® Tegra® 3 mobile processor.
Built for Google Play™, Nexus 7 showcases the best of Google with super-fast web browsing, console-quality gaming, seamless multitasking and flawless playback of HD movies and videos.
Driving Nexus 7 is the Tegra 3 processor, which features a unique 4-PLUS-1™ quad-core architecture for outstanding performance and exceptional battery life. Tegra 3's fifth battery saver core shines in everyday functions like email, social updates, watching movies and playing music, while each of the Tegra 3's four main CPU cores progressively powers on only as needed for demanding tasks, like gaming. Nexus 7 offers up to 8 hours of HD video playback, 10 hours book reading, 10 hours web browsing and 300 hours standby.
"Nexus 7 with Tegra 3 delivers a premium experience at a price consumers will absolutely love," said Michael Rayfield, general manager of the Mobile business at NVIDIA. "We're thrilled to work with Google as they create an innovative device that redefines the tablet market with quad-core performance, great battery life and the best of Google."
Nexus 7 uses NVIDIA's KAI platform, which helps tablet makers build low-cost premium experience tablets.
Running Jelly Bean, Nexus 7 features a 7-inch (1280 x 800) IPS screen, comes with either 8 GB or 16 GB of storage, 1 GB RAM, front camera, micro USB port and access to more than 600,000 apps, millions of songs and books, and thousands of movies on Google Play.
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NVIDIA (NASDAQ: NVDA) awakened the world to computer graphics when it invented the GPU in 1999. Today, its processors power a broad range of products from smartphones to supercomputers. NVIDIA's mobile processors are used in cell phones, tablets and auto infotainment systems. PC gamers rely on GPUs to enjoy spectacularly immersive worlds. Professionals use them to create 3D graphics and visual effects in movies and to design everything from golf clubs to jumbo jets. And researchers utilize GPUs to advance the frontiers of science with high performance computing. The company has more than 5,000 patents issued, allowed or filed, including ones covering ideas essential to modern computing. For more information, see http://www.nvidia.com