Jul 24 AT 8:41 AM Nick Sarafolean 5 Comments

New Nexus 7 pops up for pre-order on Best Buy’s website

New Nexus 7 (2)

With just a couple short hours left until Google is expected to announce the new Nexus 7, Best Buy has decided to just put it up for pre-order already. What the listing does is confirm a lot of what we knew about the device. Pricing is set to be very low at just $229 for the 16GB model and $269 for the 32GB model. So far, the Wi-Fi models have been the only ones to crop up; maybe the LTE versions will be released a bit later. Here’s a full rundown of the specs from Best Buy:

  • 7-inch 1920 x 1200 display
  • 1.5GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro processor
  • 2GB RAM
  • 16GB or 32GB storage
  • 5MP rear camera, 1.2MP front-facing camera
  • Android 4.3 Jelly Bean
  • Bluetooth 4.0
  • 11.2 ounces, 0.3-inches thick

There are also a few pictures of the device, but we’ve already seen most of them thanks to previous leaks. So far, the new Nexus 7 is shaping up to be a powerful successor to last year’s model. That high-res screen is certainly going to be a very nice addition to the tablet.

Are you planning to order a Nexus 7?

Source: Best Buy (16GB), Best Buy (32GB)
Via: Android Central

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  • VG

    With all the problems I recently started having with my Nexus 7, I’m not inclined to buy the new version.

  • donger

    32gb for me.

  • yankeesusa

    I’ve heard many complaints from the first one but I think most of those issues have been resolved. Plus with nfc and hd screen at under $250 it’s not bad at all. If hisense responds with an update to their sero pro 7 line this is going to be an interesting year.

  • SGB101

    UK store still showing the 2012 model, actually says Nexus 7 (2012).

    Still at its full price of £159 and £199. If the 2012 model can be found for say £40 discount I’d seriously think of getting that one over the 2013 model.

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