Google cleared the air on the speculation of a new tablet branded Nexus 7 during the Google I/O 2012 conference in San Francisco. This ends the suspend of a leaked photo that has been circulating around the social media spaces hours before the conference. The announcement was made together with the new release of Android 4.1 codenamed Jelly Bean.
The Nexus 7 starts at $199 for the 8GB and the 16GB model is available at $249. US residence can now pre-order the tablet starting today from play.google.com and it will ship mid-July. However, there’s no news when the Nexus 7 will be available in Malaysia.