The format is around 7 inches is the best selling in terms of tablets in the world, this because of the convenience of carrying a slightly larger than a smartphone for content consumption screen, but without the dimensions of the 9 or 10 inch are directed more towards professional and productivity segment.
Interestingly, it was in 2013 when Google’s hand Asus released the latest update to its 7 – inch tablet, the Nexus 7 , and since then we have not heard of it until today that the famous Evan Blass, better known as @ leaks, it has been confirmed that Google and Huawei are working on a new 7 – inch tablet .
A new attempt by Google in the tablet market
We know that the tablet market is complicated , sales have fallen in the last quarter, and the participation of Android in this segment fails to pick up, but rumors suggest a new strategy and mentality within Google, which comes from the hand of Rick Osterloh now responsible for the hardware division in the company, which is seen as a turning point where for example it is the Nexus brand leave to give greater weight to Google and Pixel brand .
This new tablet would be manufactured by Huawei, not take over the Nexus brand would have a 7 – inch screen , 4GB of RAM and would be launched towards the end of the year under Android 7.0 Nougat , and be part of the new lineup of devices where we see smartphone cases Pixel XL and manufactured by HTC.
Recent attempts at Google in the tablet market was the Nexus 9 that was short – lived and did not represent a substantial change in the Android landscape; on the other hand Pixel C was intended to be an interesting device that would update to Google in the field of convertible tablets, but at launch were many problems with the software and availability stopped in several regions.
This alleged 7 – inch tablet would be an attractive bet especially if you drive the strategy of a competitive price, since the arrival of Android 7.0 Nougat advantage much factor split screen that helps the large format, so it could be the Android triumphant return of the tablets . Meanwhile, rumors suggest that the October 4 event for Google we present new devices including the rumored see Pixel and Pixel XL , Google Home , Daydream View and even new 4K Chrome-casts.