Originally Posted by Prestidigitweeze
Yes, I did remember correctly: The Nexus 7 does use an IPS panel and in theory should have decent viewing angles. You might be interested in this section of an extensive review, in which the N7's IPS panel is tested:
Well, the screen quality is the least of what I dislike about the Nexus 7. I do find it inferior to the iPad 3 screen, but the real deal breaker for me with the N7 is the poor battery life. And I'm just not crazy about Android OS.