Asus exec states Google's tablet is aimed squarely at the Kindle Fire, "Nexus" sign snapped chilling in the I/O conference building

Asus exec states Google's tablet is aimed squarely at the Kindle Fire,
After Bloomberg and the WSJ confirmed today Google is launching its own Nexus tablet, made by Asus, now Reuters chips in from the horse's mouth as well. Anonymous Asus exec has told the news agency: "It's targeting Amazon. The Kindle is based on Google's platform but with its own service, so Google has to launch its own service, too".

Fair enough, and with so much leakage Google will surprise everyone if it doesn't reveal a 7" tablet with 216ppi pixel density and quad-core Tegra 3 for $199 today. 

Actually an observant blogger snapped a photo of the I/O conference building third floor from the outside, and one can clearly see the slogan "Nexus" put up there for the world to see.

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8 Comments

1. Synack

Posts: 688; Member since: Jul 05, 2011

I mean it's probably the tablet but I'd be fine if they were announcing Jelly Bean soon for my GNexus. OR BOTH!

2. bobfreking55

Posts: 866; Member since: Jul 15, 2011

HERE WE GO. RIP: KINDLE FIRE.

3. mercorp

Posts: 1045; Member since: Jan 28, 2012

Bye bye kindle fire. The nexus tablet will kick your butt out!

4. Birds

Posts: 1172; Member since: Nov 21, 2011

So excited. What if they launch a secret budget Nexus phone too?

5. Synack

Posts: 688; Member since: Jul 05, 2011

I'd be happier if they decided to launch a cell service that run off CDMA and LTE and was $60 unlimited EVERYTHINGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGG

6. remixfa

Posts: 14605; Member since: Dec 19, 2008

call it GSM and HSPA+ which is the same speed as LTE in testing (and LTE next year), and you have Tmobile.

7. rpankaj

Posts: 29; Member since: Jun 21, 2012

i want one for sure

8. Bluesky02

Posts: 1439; Member since: Dec 05, 2011

Android OS creator aiming at Android manufacturer with non google service

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