The latest Nexus 7 edition, which made its debut in US last month, is finally headed to the European market. The new Nexus 7 that is also called the Nexus 7 2013 edition has hit shelves in UK, Germany and Spain alongside Japan.
Google had promised to launch the Nexus 7 2013 simultaneously for the European as well as the American market with Australia and South Korea on the roster, but only American buyers were able to lay their hands on the device in the first month, reported phandroid.
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UK buyers can finally get their hands on the latest Nexus 7 edition today onwards as confirmed by Asus. Buyers can order the Nexus handset on Google Play Store and can also go for a direct purchase by next week.
On the other hand, Japan will be the first Asian country to receive the tablet. Though buyers will have to console themselves with the 16GB version as of now, the 32GB LTE compatible version is likely to make an entry into Japanese market by mid September.
The 16GB version of the device will come for about £184 (¥27,800) and 32GB will cost about £235 (¥35,800), according to The Japan News. As of now, Google has not come out with an official price tag for Nexus 7 II due for Japan.
UK buyers will have to shell out about £200 for the 16GB version and around £240 for the 32GB version.
The Nexus 7 II features the latest Android version and has significantly trimmed off the body diameter, as compared to its earlier edition. It also boasts of a high pixel density, reported Androidcommunity. The Nexus 7 2013 edition sports a 1920 x 1200 full HD IPS display, enabling smooth functioning of games like Riptide 2.
The latest Nexus edition packs a 5MP rear camera and 1.2 megapixel front facing camera powered by a Snapdragon S4 Pro 1.5 GHz quad-core processor. The device encased in a plastic shell supports a 39520mAh battery paired with a wireless charging kit for the device.
Although some of the Nexus 7 II users have complained about front screen getting locked, Google resolved the issue last week.
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