Google’s Packed a Lot Into New Nexus 7 For Just $230 [Update]
Better, faster, stronger.
Google took the wraps off it’s updated Nexus 7 Android tablet today. According to the pre-order page on Best Buy’s site, the specs are pretty impressive considering the $230 price tag. The screen, processor, and operating system all saw a slight bump which makes the affordable tablet all the more tempting.
The revamped Nexus 7 now touts a 1.5GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon processor, a higher resolution 1,920 by 1,200 screen, 2GB of RAM, a 5 megapixel rear-facing camera paired with a 1.2 megapixel front-facing one, and Android 4.3. The tablet comes in 16GB and 32GB versions going for $229.99 and $269.99 respectively.
Besides the bump in specs, the price has gone up a bit as well with the original 16GB Nexus 7 going for $200, but considering the improvements it seems well worth the extra $30 for such a comparably inexpensive tablet. Although the tablet isn’t available yet,
you can pre-order it through Best Buy starting today.
Update: It looks like what happened was that Best Buy offered the tablets for pre-order last night ahead of the Google event today. Since Best Buy probably shouldn’t have done that, the site now says the tablets are “Coming Soon.”