The long awaited 7-inch Google Nexus tablet surfaced in a RightWare benchmark test this week and some information on the device was revealed during it.
The tablet will be called the Google Asus Nexus 7, according to the test and it will boast a quad-core Tegra 3 processor, run Android 4.1, and carry a 768 x 1280 resolution.
Google is expected to unveil the new tablet at the company's I/O conference set to take place next month. Other reports have pointed to a possible May launch. However, it seems a little late for those to be authentic.
ASUS is now confirmed to be a part of this long-rumored Google tablet and many insiders say this new device will look very similar to some of the other gadgets put out by the Taiwanese manufacturer.
This Google ASUS Nexus Tablet is set to go head to head with other 7-inch tablets on the market including the Amazon Kindle Fire, and Barnes and Noble Nook tablet priced at $199 and $250.
ASUS and Google should try to keep their tablet it in that same price range if they want to see success in the market with this product.
The Amazon Kindle fire has been the only true competition for Apple's iPad since its launch at the end of 2011.
Apple has dominated the tablet market since launching the original iPad in 2010.
However, recent data collected by the research firm ComScore shows that the Kindle Fire makes up for half of the market share in the Android tablet market.
The device has "caught fire" since its release and other companies are mimicking the Amazon's strategy in creating a 7-inch low-cost, but effective tablet.
This Google ASUS Nexus device seems like an attempt for both companies to cut themselves a piece of Amazon's pie.