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ASUS, Google launch Nexus 7 in Malaysia

AvantiKumar | Sept. 26, 2012
16 GB version of world's first quad-core tablet featuring Android 4.1 Jelly Bean is available at US$327, said Google and ASUS.

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PHOTO - Models show the Google Nexus 7 in Kuala Lumpur


The world's first quad-core tablet featuring Android 4.1 Jelly Bean, the Google Nexus 7, has been launched in Malaysia by computer firm ASUS and Google Malaysia.

During the launch on 21 September 2012, Google Malaysia head of communications & public affairs, Zeffri Yusof, and ASUS Malaysia country manager, George Su, showed the seven-inch Nexus 7 tablet, which is the first tablet in Google's Nexus line of devices and the lead device for Android 4.1 Jelly Bean.

Nexus 7, which includes NVIDIA Tegra 3 quad-core processor, a 12-core GeForce GPU for advanced graphics and the patented 4-PLUS-1 CPU design, has a 1280 x 800 high-definition display, with apps, games and books through Google Play online store.

The device also features a scratch-resistant Corning FIT Glass, a textured chassis design that prevents hand slippage, and delivers up to 9.5 hours of battery life in a profile that is 10.5mm thin and 340g light. The Nexus 7 comes with Google Apps -such as Gmail, Chrome, Google+ and YouTube. The 16 GB version is available at RM999 (US$327).


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