Asus Built Google Nexus 7 Tablet Confirmed

Asus Google Nexus 7 tabletIt looks like Google will in fact be unveiling their new tablet tonight as Asus has confirmed that their tablet will be aimed at stealing the Kindle Fire’s crowd.

An Asustek executive has gone on record to say that Google will be launching a tablet with their sights firmly fixed on the Kindle Fire’s market.

“Google Inc will soon unveil a tablet co-branded with Taiwan’s Asustek Computer Inc and priced to compete with Amazon’s Kindle Fire device, an Asustek executive said on Wednesday,” Retuers reports.

The Asus exec states: “It’s targeting Amazon. The Kindle is based on Google’s platform but with its own service, so Google has to launch its own service, too”

Reuters have said that the Asustek executive, who did not want to be named as the planned device has not yet been made public, declined to give details on its price, specifications or launch timetable.

Google’s I/O developer conference is only hours away so expect that a 7-inch Nexus tablet that’s loaded with the newly official Jelly Bean and a quad core processor to make an appearance 😉

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