As expected, Google just announced its first tablet carrying its own branding, the Nexus 7.

Built in collaboration with ASUS, and presumably based on Nvidia’s Kai platform, the Nexus 7 is a 7-inch device powered by a quad-core Tegra 3 processor clocked at 1.3GHz. The device sports an IPS LCD display with a 1280 x 800 resolution, 1GB of RAM, 8GB or 16GB of internal storage, and a front facing 1.2MP camera.

The Nexus 7 will run Android 4.1 Jelly Bean. The Nexus 7 tablet will cost $199 for the 8GB version and $249 for the 16GB version. It will be initially available from the Play Store in the US, Canada, UK, and Australia.

Here’s the Nexus 7 presentation video:

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