Google’s Nexus 7 now officially available for purchase through Google Play Store in India with the featuring price of Rs.15,999. The Nexus 7 earlier launched in the country by Asus with the price of Rs.19,999. With the selling of the Nexus 7, Google has at last started selling devices on the Play Store in India as well.
The Nexus 7 offered by Google in the country through the Play Store is only listed in one variant, as a 16GB Wi-Fi version, however, the tablet is already available in storage versions including 16GB and 32GB in several other regions. The pricing of the Nexus 7 demanded by Google will give a tough competition to the Wi-Fi version Apple iPad mini which costs nearly Rs.20K. As far the shipping is concern, the Nexus 7 will ship in the country by April 5th.
In case you are not aware of Google Nexus 7, the 7-inch tablet is manufactured by Asus and marketed by Google. As it backed with Google, the tablet is expected to get all the latest Android versions and presently, the tablet is running on Android 4.1 (Jelly Bean) operating system out of the box. The Nexus 7 is powered by a 1.3GHz quad-core NVIDIA Tegra 3 processor with 12-core ULP GeForce GPU and 1GB of RAM. For storage, the Indian version Nexus 7 has 16GB of non-expandable internal storage.
We are quite sure that in the coming future, Google will also start selling some other Nexus branded devices in India with a competitive price to earn high sales from the Indian market as well. You can also take a look at our in-depth comparison between Google Nexus 7, Apple iPad mini and Samsung Galaxy Tab 2, before taking a purchasing decision.