Google Nexus Tablet will use snapdragon processor to compete with amazon kindle fire
Google reportedly working with Asus to create Google Nexus tablet. The latest rumor states, there are some changes to the plan.
Previously, Google is rumored to be interested in 7-inch Asus tablet worth 249 U.S. dollars made by Asus which uses Nvidia Tegra 3 quad-core processor. The tablet was exhibited at the International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas early in 2012.
However Androidandme received information from a senior employee at the company’s U.S. supply chain. The source explained that Google wants Nexus tablet with a cheaper price.
Nexus desired tablet prices later in the range of 149-199 dollars. It’s cheaper than the previous rumors on the price range of 199-249 U.S. dollars.
As a result, several changes were planned. Such as, replacing the Nvidia Tegra processor 3 with a cheaper processor.
Google is believed to hold the Asus because it is known close to the Qualcomm. Chances are, Google will use Snapdragon processor for Nexus tablet.
Cheaper to make Google could compete directly with Amazon Kindle Fire tablet for 199 dollars.
Amazon Kindle tablet itself can release a Fire with a relatively cheap price because the processor using the lower of the Tegra 3.
Amazon first had wanted to use Tegra processor on the Kindle 2 Fire, but was only given processor Kindle Fire OMAP4 Texas.
So far there has been no official word on the tablet which is said to be named Google’s Nexus. Hopefully, the information will appear at the CTIA Wireless event, in May 2012.
If so, Google Nexus Tablet will be Google’s first branded tablet with Android system, previously branded Google Android device is just a phone.