Still no identified source for the dissemination of the latest rumors about the touch pad that Google Android is supposed to propose soon to counter the tablet of Fire Amazon Kindle.
The Verge site reports, however, that its launch was postponed from May to July to make some changes to lower the cost. For if the rumors have always suggested a rate of $ 199 or less, the model developed in partnership with Asus board and must display a 7 “and an Nvidia Tegra 3 (or not) is currently set to 249 dollars.
No Android Jelly Bean
The site mentions a tablet with WiFi only and shipping Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich, and not the next version of Android, Jelly Bean. The tablet is indeed designed around Android 4.0 and the adjustment for the next release could significantly lengthen the time of availability.
Failing to counter the Fire Kindle, Google can always hope to win against the perennial rumor of the iPad Mini 7.85 “would be reconfirmed as a prototype in the laboratories of Apple product but still not as marketable.
Asus count much on the mark twice this tablet although it will probably be sold directly online by Google, which wants to take the model of selling the Nexus taking into account the errors of previous distribution.
Without Jelly Bean, the risk of missing elements for differentiating be distinguished from other products, even with direct support from Google, especially as the attractive price for the desired shelf necessarily limit the technical options.