Google often takes its time bringing its Nexus variety of tablets and smartphones across the Pacific, but it’s getting faster.
Google will start selling their new Nexus 7 tablet in Japan this week on the 28th of August. Undoubtedly tired of the struggle against the iPad, Google announced its own branded 7-inch tablet: the Google Nexus 7 by Asus, complete with stellar specs and a rock-bottom price.
The LTE model of the new Nexus 7 will launch in Japan next month, sometime around the middle of September, it will be compatible with the three major carriers (DoCoMo, Softbank and KDDI’s) in Japan and will arrive off-contract for a wee bit less than 40,000 yen.
The new Nexus 7 tablet will come with a 7 inch full HD display with a resolution of 1920 x 1200 pixels, there is also a quad core Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro processor and 2GB of RAM.
The Nexus 7 will also come with an Adreno 320 GPU and a choice of either 16GB or 32GB of built in storage. It will feature Android 4.3 Jelly Bean and front and rear facing cameras.
The new Nexus 7 has a 1.2 megapixel camera front camera for video chat which is covered entirely by Corning glass, which has added toughness over its original Gorilla Glass, while on the back it has a 5 megapixel camera for photos and video, the device also comes with GPS and NFC.
The 16GB Variant of the tablet is available for 27,900 yen while the 32GB is available for 33,800 yen.