The postponement on the release of the Google tablet, the company will reportedly enhance the design of the device while bringing down the current price tag of the device of around $249. The upcoming device offering of Google will reportedly feature the Tegra 3 Nvidia quad-core chip from (NASDAQ:NVDA) and a seven-inch screen display.
The upcoming device will also feature Wi-Fi connectivity as well as the Android 4.0 operating system.
The search giant has been working on the Google tablet for a number of months already and it will be co-branded by Google with Asus, which will take care of manufacturing the upcoming device. The use of the Android 4.0 OS surprised some industry watchers who had expected the company to use the next version of the Android OS for its upcoming tablet offering.
However it appears that using the next version of the Android OS, which will be dubbed as the Jelly Bean Android, on the upcoming Google tablet will likely result to more delays in its release in to the market.
According to reports, the upcoming Google tablet will have a price tag of around $199 although other reports have pointed to a $149 price for the device, which is $50 cheaper compared to the popular Amazon Kindle Fire. Reports have also revealed that the tablet will be exclusively offered through the online store of the search giant.
For the moment the specific details on the upcoming Google tablet remain uncertain even as Eric Schmidt, the head of Google, had indicated last December that the device will be released within six months time. The upcoming device will reportedly be a high quality device, which led observers to consider it to be a high-end device.