Google Play To Have 'Designed For Tablets' Section By 21st November |

Google Play To Have 'Designed For Tablets' Section By 21st November

Section will appear by default on 7" and 10" Android tablets with Play store support.


As Google readies to rehash and bring back version two of its Nexus 7 tablet; it is making sure that early adaptors find it easy to hunt for apps. A post on its Android Developers Blog hints at a new "designed for tablets" section on the Android Play Store listing starting 21st November. Aimed at making it easy for 7" and 10" devices to look for optimised apps and games, the post lays down developer guidelines to make their app tablet-friendly. The section will appear by default on Google Play on tablets.

On related note, Google has made its new Nexus 7 listing page live in India. Go over to the page here, and sign up to find out when it will start retailing on the local online Play Store. For those not in the know, the tablet packs in a 7" touchscreen with an IPS HD display (1920x1200 pixels at 323 ppi), protected by a scratch-resistant Corning glass. It comes with a 1.2 MP front and 5 MP rear camera, 1.5 GHz Snapdragon S4 Pro CPU with 400 MHz Adreno 320 GPU, and 2 GB of RAM. Other spec include Android 4.3, 16/ 32 GB internal storage, Dual-band Wi-Fi, NFC (Android Beam), Bluetooth 4.0, microUSB port, 3.5 mm audio jack, and a 3950 mAh battery.

TAGS: Apps, Tablets, Android, Google, Nexus