It is about 5 years after the launch of the Android platform and Google is widely believed to celebrate the completion of 5 years on November 5 this year with the launch of the first Google Nexus tablet. The Nexus tablet images and specifications are rumored to be leaked.
According to the leaked reports, the tablet is a 7-inch device with a quad core Tegra 3 processor and 1 GB of RAM. It will be launched with Android 4.1 Ice Cream Sandwich and will be upgradable to Android 5.0 Jelly Bean when it will be launched next year. ASUS will build the Nexus gadgets and will cost $250.
The Tablet Market Realities
The Apple iPad is the all-in-all in the tablet world and the only device that rises up to it is the Amazon Kindle Fire which but runs a highly modified version of the Android platform. However, the Nexus tablet speculations are still speculations much like the iPad Mini 7 inch tablet. It is said that Apple will target the low-end market by launching this scaled down version of the iPad to battle the Kindle Fire, which is the largest competitor to the iPad in the tablet market. On the bright side, Android smartphones are doing remarkably well especially those of Samsung.