Google Nexus 7 tablet with 16GB storage priced at $229

The Google Nexus 7 tablet with 16GB storage will be priced at $229, a $30 per increase from the current Nexus 7 released a year ago.

It will be 30 percent below the $329 that Apple charges for its iPad Mini.

Google Nexus 7

Kindle Fire HD tablet from Amazon.com currently is priced at $199.

Nexus 7’s 32GB version will be priced at $269, a $20 price increase.

The device unveiled on Wednesday in San Francisco will go on sale in the U.S. next Tuesday in Google’s online store and retailers.

The 7-inch HD tablet promises to run nearly as twice as fast.

It would come with dual stereo speakers for richer sound.

Google Nexus 7-feature

The latest tablet’s battery will offer up to 10 hours of battery life for Web browsing, an increase of about an hour from the current version.

The Nexus 7 will be the first device to get the 4.3 version of its Android software.

Tech Specs

  • 7.02” 1920×1200 HD display (323 ppi)
  • 1080p HD IPS
  • Scratch resistant Corning® glass
  • 1.2MP front facing, fixed focus
  • 5MP rear facing, auto focus
  • 114 x 200 x 8.65 mm
  • 0.64lbs (290g) Wi-Fi, 0.66lbs (299g) LTE
  • 3950 mAh
  • Up to 9 hours active use
  • Wireless charging built-in (Qi compatible)
  • Stereo speakers
  • Surround sound, powered by Fraunhofer
  • CPU: Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro, 1.5GHz
  • GPU: Adreno 320, 400MHz
  • Dual-band Wi-Fi (2.4G/5G) 802.11 a/b/g/n
  • 16GB or 32GB internal storage
  • 2GB RAM

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