After taking the wings off of its Nexus 7 tablet outside the US borders, with announcement last week in Japan, the company has launched the tablet in second Asia market in South Korea. The launch which was attended by Google’s Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt has also announced up its content offering to Korean users with the introduction of movies to the Google Play store in the country.
The device is priced from 299,000 KRW (circa $267) for 16GB version and will be sold in a range of retails including Lottemart and Hi-Mart from tomorrow. The tablet features a Tegra 3 quad-core chip with a 12-core GPU, 1280×800 HD display. It also features WiFi, Bluetooth and NFC, with a 9 hour video playback battery life. It also has a front-facing camera. It weights 340 grams. The tablet will stands for the power of nine hours of HD video playback and up to 300 hours of standby in a device.