First look – Google's new Nexus 7 tablet

First images of the brand-new Google tablet

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Seventh heaven for Android tablet fans

Google provided the first official look at the new Nexus 7 tablet today at the Google I/O conference.

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Small but powerful

The Nexus 7 is powered by Nvidia's Tegra 3 quad-core processor, and packs a bright, sharp 1280x800 screen into a 7-inch form factor.

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The authors

Taiwanese hardware makers Asus helped Google bring the project to fruition.

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Slim

While it's not the skinniest device out there, the Nexus 7 is still pretty compact.

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Google Play

Google talked up the Nexus 7's media capabilities, saying that it's a perfect device for books, magazines, music and movies available via the Google Play Store.

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Organized

Integration with many of the new features of Android 4.1 Jellybean make the Nexus 7 a more helpful organizer than ever.

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The screen, again

The display looks sharp and clear, at a glance.

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Gaming

Along with its quad-core Tegra CPU, the Nexus 7 has a 12-core graphics processor, making it a muscular option for portable gaming.

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