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Tablet Wars

The Nexus 7: details emerge on the Google tablet

The 7-inch device will run Google Wallet and Android Beam, according to training documents seen by Gizmodo Australia.

GOOGLE IS GOING to sell a 7-inch tablet for $200 in an attempt to take down the Kindle Fire as the second most popular tablet after the iPad.

Gizmodo Australia viewed a training document on the tablet and scooped up all the big details.

Here are the key points:

  • It will be called the “Nexus 7″
  • It will have 1 GB of RAM
  • It comes in 8 GB model for $199, and 16 GB for $250
  • It’s built by Asus
  • It supports Google Wallet, NFC and Android Beam
  • It will have nine hours battery life

Gizmodo Australia has more information and some images of the device.

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