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It's a bit of a strange world this handset world. Here you have Google. When they first brought out a device that would carry it's name, they went to Samsung and released the Google Nexus S phone. That was all well and good and I think the device did OK in the market. It even had a go with some other models from partners including HTC and ASUS.
Google then acquired Motorla handsets, and the natural assumption would be that Motorola would then build any Google monikered devices. But no. Google rinsed Motorola of all the Intellectual Property and then off-loaded...
The Google Nexus 7 is still a fairly rare breed of tablet that has NFC embedded. For reasons only known to themselves, Samsung haven't yet included NFC in it's tablet forms of the Galaxy range which seems like a strange oversight given their commitment to the capability, and their support for it in their marketing campaigns.
The Asus built Nexus 7 is a 7" Android tablet running Android 4.2.2 AKA Jellybean. The layout itself is fairly standard Android stuff with the Homescreens, Google apps pre-loaded (Play, Magazines, Books, Video, Music etc).
So out of the box, there was a slight tip to the hat of...