$299 you say! That's not bad as on the website: Asus Nexus 7- 7" 16GB Wi-Fi Tablet (Black) | Computers & Tablets, Tablets : JB HI-FI it's selling for $317, but guess that includes delivery.
Asus Nexus 7- 7" 16GB Wi-Fi Tablet (Black)
7" 16GB Wi-Fi Tablet with NVIDIA Quad Core Tegra 3 T30L 1.3GHz CPU, 1GB RAM, 16GB SSD, Android 4.1 and Wi-Fi and Blue Tooth
Simple. Beautiful. Beyond Smart.
The Nexus brand represents a premium Android-based device that delivers the best Google experience available on tablet. It's the confluence of the latest software and state-of-the-art hardware and represents a literal nexus of digital life.
Nexus 7 is Google's latest Nexus experience device and the first tablet to feature Android 4.1 Jelly Bean. It combines the best of both Google and ASUS design, with the most advanced software from Google paired with cutting edge ASUS hardware
7" WXGA (1280x800) Screen
NVIDIA Quad Core Tegra 3 T30L 1.3GHz CPU
Wi-Fi and BT
1.2 MP Front Camera
and a user review from the JB HiFi website about the Asus Nexus 7- 7" 16GB Wi-Fi Tablet (Black):
Cheap yet Amazing
For that price, this thing is amazing, especially in compassion with the ipad. With a Quad-core combined with jelly bean, the interface is smooth and easy to use. If you love android, you'll love this thing.