New ad for Google Nexus 7 features budding astronaut and Curious George

New ad for Google Nexus 7 features budding astronaut and Curious George
Take a little girl who wants to grow up to be an astronaut, add Curious George, a video chat from grandma and a patient and understanding Mom and you have the new ad for the Google Nexus 7 tablet. The tag line "The Playground is Open" captures the message of the spot which is that the Google Nexus 7 is great for kids. And with the $199 price for the 8GB model, which should be enough storage for even the next Sally Ride.

You might recall that the first television ad for the ASUS built tablet revolved around a camp out that turned out to take place right in the camper's back yard. There is one very Apple-like moment in the commercial which is when the little girl uses Google Now and you could almost hear her asking the same question to Apple's voice activated personal assistant.

source: YouTube via AndroidCentral

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Nexus 7
  • Display 7.0" 1280 x 800 pixels
  • Camera / 1.2 MP front
  • Processor NVIDIA Tegra 3 T30L, Quad-core, 1300 MHz
  • Storage 8 GB
  • Battery 4325 mAh



1. 305Bucko

Posts: 506; Member since: Aug 07, 2011

Google... how far is earth from Uranus?

4. protozeloz

Posts: 5396; Member since: Sep 16, 2010

depends on how close you sit to the floor

2. Nookie4u

Posts: 133; Member since: Aug 13, 2012

Nice add!, just off the subject, there's been a lot of news on PA, so much that i don't know where to start reading. i guess it's gonna be worse in September with alll the brands flashing out their new stuff!

3. HäckeMáte

Posts: 168; Member since: Feb 28, 2012

well they were hiring editors just recently. Im guessing someone got hired. Im glad they finally have more articles, this is my morning newspaper, and now its also my 11oclock News. ,,,oh yea, nice ad google +1

5. fanesxx

Posts: 74; Member since: May 19, 2011

they need to make one in the hood

6. vishu9

Posts: 252; Member since: Mar 03, 2011

I gotta say! Google gets out one of the best ads ever..meaningful and just beautiful!

7. ericsorensen

Posts: 53; Member since: Nov 17, 2011

Very cute and effective. It is as good or better than the dad/son comercial.

8. joeg1221

Posts: 1; Member since: Feb 28, 2013

Doesn't curious George look like Obama ?

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