The screen of the tablet, which will measure 7 inches (13.5 centimeters), will be smaller than about 10 inches (25 centimeters) of the popular Apple iPad. It is therefore likely that the tablet will become a competitor to Amazon’s Kindle Fire, whose screen also measures 7 inches.
The Nexus Seven will work with the next version of Android operating system from Google, named Jelly Bean. The tablet has also been specifically designed for Google Play, the online store of the company, which offers movies, music, games, books and applications. Google announced yesterday that Google would sell now play movies, rather than simply provide that the rental.
The arrival of Google on the market shelves adds another important participant in this battle between the heavyweights of the technology community. Last week, Microsoft announced the creation of its own tablet surface. The tablet should be marketing this fall and work with a new version of Windows.
There are already tablets running Android on the market, but none of them has reached the level of popularity as iPad or Kindle Fire. This raises concerns at Google, as more and more people are using a tablet to surf the Internet. If Apple and Amazon are becoming manufacturers of tablets the most dominant, they could change their operating system to minimize the use of search engine and other Google services. Apple develops its own operating system, while Amazon Kindles for its Android change.
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