Google Nexus 7 Ships to India with a Price Tag of Rs. 15,999

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Google Nexus 7, the world’s first 7-inch quad-Core tablet is now available in India via Google Play Store for Rs. 15,999.  Built by ASUS, the tablet was unveiled at the annual Google I/O developer conference 2012 in San Francisco, California.

Last November, Google beefed up its Nexus 7 tablet with 32 GB of internal storage and pentaband HSPA+ radio support. But the version now available in India via Google Play Store doesn’t offer cellular network connectivity and features only 16GB of Internal memory.

The Nexus 7 sports a 7-inch, 1280×800, Backlit HD IPS display with a pixel density of 216 ppi and is protected by scratch-resistant Corning Glass. Powered by NVIDIA Tegra 3 quad-core processor alongside 1GB of RAM, the device runs on Android 4.1 (Jelly Bean) OS. In terms of connectivity, it supports Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, NFC, GPS and MicroUSB. There’s also a 1.2MP front-facing camera for video chat. It houses a 4325 mAh battery that offers enough juice for 8 hrs of run time.

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Google Nexus 7 Key Specifications in India :

  • Android 4.1 (Jelly Bean)
  • 7 inch, 1280×800, Back-lit HD IPS display with Corning glass
  • ASUS NVIDIA Tegra 3 T30L quad core processor
  • 1GB of RAM
  • 16GB of Internal storage
  • 1.2MP front-facing camera
  • Wi-Fi (802.11 b/g/n), Bluetooth and NFC (Android Beam)
  • Microphone
  • Micro USB
  • GPS, Accelerometer, Gyroscope and Magnetometer sensors
  • Dimensions: 198.5 x 120 x 10.45mm; 340g
  • 4325 mAh battery (Up to 8 hours of run time)

Google Nexus 7 is priced at $199 in the international market, but the inclusion of import duties and shipment charges makes it cost nearly 50% more (~USD $295) in India. The device will ship starting April 5, 2013. After Nexus 7, we can expect the other Nexus devices (Nexus 10 tablet and Nexus 4 Smartphone) to be sold directly via Google Play store in India.

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