2 of 5Image
Nexus 7 back
The Nexus range, which has been all about smartphones until now, always ships with the latest version of Android in vanilla form, without manufacturer customisations.
Nexus devices are also the first to get updates to Android. As can
be seen in this shot, the Nexus 7 is made by Asus. The hardware maker built the tablet from scratch in four months, Asus chairman Jonny Shih told All Things D, saying the project was "torture" for its engineers.
However, the specifications and price of the device are almost identical to those of the ME370T, which Asus unveiled at the Consumer Electronics Show in January but never got round to releasing.
Image credit: Jessica Dolcourt/CNET News