Nexus 7, the Google portable tablet

Nexus 7 has an unknown magnetic sensor

According to the Android Police folks, the Nexus 7 hides a magnetic sensor that can act as a function to turn off the device when placing it in cases or bringing some other function not yet revealed by the search giant.

“The owner of a device started to do what any totally rational person would do with a new tablet: expose the device to magnetic forces. The result produced a feature still unknown in the Nexus 7, an intelligent magnetic coverage sensor, ”says the blog.