Originally posted on Gigaom:
Google(s goog) is widely expected to debut its own Nexus tablet later this week at its Google I/O event, but early details are reportedly leaking out. According to Gizmodo Australia, which received documentation on the device, the tablet is dubbed the Nexus 7 and its price will start at $199 for an 8 GB model. Most of the specifications listed by Gizmodo are in line with reports throughout the first half of this year.
The documentation received by Gizmodo shows that Asus is making the tablet and it will run on Nvidia’s(s nvda) 1.3 GHz Tegra 3 processor as expected. There may be a 16 GB model available for $249. Android 4.1, which we know know to be Jelly Bean, is the operating system and the 7-inch slate will use a 1280 x 800 resolution IPS display. Battery life is expected to be nine hours and there is…
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