Wow. The Verge has got hold of a leaked photo of the new Nexus 7 tablet that Google will apparently be announcing this morning at their I/O event – the one shown above. As if it wasn’t clear enough already, we’ve just received more evidence that the Nexus 7 is real. The above image […]
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The New Nexus 7 Tablet – Would You Like Some Bezel with That Bezel?

Nexus 7 Tablet

 

Wow. The Verge has got hold of a leaked photo of the new Nexus 7 tablet that Google will apparently be announcing this morning at their I/O event – the one shown above.

As if it wasn’t clear enough already, we’ve just received more evidence that the Nexus 7 is real. The above image of an Asus-branded Nexus 7 tablet is live on the Google Play store right now. A tipster let us know that if you change the URL of this Galaxy Nexus banner on Google Play, it reveals an Asus-branded Nexus 7 tablet, running what we expect will be introduced as Jelly Bean later today. At first glance, this looks like it could be an expanded version of the Ice Cream Sandwich phone layout, as we haven’t seen this dock layout surface on an Android tablet yet. The dock looks identical to the Android 4.0 smartphone layout, although there’s room for six apps instead of four.

If that shot is the real deal, then first impressions-wise I would say Holy Humungous Bezels Batman! It’s a 7 inch tablet with a bezel that looks like it chews up a ton of space. It honestly just looks a bit bizarre to me.

We’ll soon see and know more of course,  but for now color me perplexed at what the thinking is on that bezel size. What do you all think? Do you like to supersize your bezel with your tablet order?

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