The New Nexus 7 tablet is now live and you can go to BestBuy.com to pre-order it right now. Later today Google will host a new event where we will get to see the official Nexus 7 UI along with Android 4.3 Jelly Bean being demoed for the first time. Also, we might get some insight on future tablets and other devices that Google is planning on releasing by the end of this year.
BestBuy.com web site is now listing the Google Nexus 7 both 16GB and 32GB models as available for pre-order. The great thing about this tablet is that you can purchase the 32GB model for only $269.99, while the 16GB variant is priced $229.99.
Google Nexus 7 packs the Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro clocked at 1.5 GHz with Adreno 320 GPU, 2GB RAM, a 7 inch 1920 x 1200 IPS display that is scratch resistant and antifingerprint, 5MP back camera, 1.2 MP front camera, SlimPort, Bluetooth 4.0, Notification LED etc. Android 4.3 is the default operating system. There is no external SD card slot and it seems like wireless charging isn’t supported.
2013 Google Nexus 7 tablet will be shipped starting with July 30 for those who will place a pre-order. Besides the BestBuy.com web site, the Nexus 7 can also be pre-ordered from SamClub and PC Connection. All the pre-order links can be found at the end of this post. Besides the Nexus 7 announcement along with Android 4.3, we can only wonder if Google has any other devices in the works and if they are planning on announcing any other new things at the today’s event.
If you want to buy / pre-order the Google Nexus 7 tablet from BestBuy.com then you can use this link here for the 32GB model or this link here for 16GB version. After you place the order make sure to check the web site daily to see if they change the ‘Store Pickup’ status to Available. That will allow you to go your nearby BestBuy store grab the tablet by yourself without waiting for it to be shipped to your doorsteps.
PC Companion says that they will ship the device starting today. Pre-order the 32GB model here or choose the 16GB here.
Are you planning on buying the Google Nexus 7 tablet based only on its pricing or on the fact that it is a small upgrade from its predecessor?