Google Nexus 7 Tablet: 10 Coolest Features
June 29, 2012 01:25 PM Google's Android 4.1 slate takes aim at Amazon's $199 Kindle Fire.
Google boasts that the Nexus 7 is the "world's first" 7-inch slate to have a quad-core processor. As a result, the tablet's Nvidia Tegra 3 CPU promises better multitasking, as well as smoother video streaming and Web browsing, than the dual-core chips found on competing tablets. The Tegra 3 also features a fifth core that conserves battery life by managing low-power activities such as active standby. One thing's for certain: The rest of the 7-inch pack will soon add quad-core CPUs as well.