Google will launch a $199 tablet this week at its developers conference co-branded with Asus, Bloomberg is reporting.
This follows a series of reports that have been trickling out for months about a 7-inch Nexus tablet being developed with Asus. The tablet is slated to debut at the Google I/O conference that starts Wednesday.
The one feature garnering the most attention is price. A $199, the Google tablet is $200 less than Apple's $399 iPad 2.
Previous reports have claimed the Nexus device will sport the Android 4.1 "Jelly Bean" operating system, a quad-core Nvidia Tegra 3 processor, 1GB of memory, and IPS (in-plane-switching) screen -- which boasts wide viewing angles.
The $399 iPad 2, by comparison, comes with a dual-core A5 and 512MB of RAM.
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