Reuters: New Nexus 7 Tablet To Debut In July, Costs $149

Posted on Apr 3 2013 - 12:29pm by Editorial Staff

Nexus Tablet

According to a report on Reuters citing two different sources, Google is planning to unveil the second generation of its Nexus 7 tablet in July of this year with a price tag of $149 only. The company aiming to ship between 6-8 million units of the new tablet, the report says.

The actual pricing of the device still to be decided but the publication claims that the pricing will be as low as $149, thanks to its insider sources, which will be something better dubbed as the discounted price offering from the original Nexus 7.

The device will reportedly be manufactured by Taiwan-based Asus, although the new version will bear an important change with a Qualcomm chip replacing the Nvidia Tegra 3 of the original Nexus 7. Over the top, Google planned high even also to give a huge edge to its rival tablets – Apple’s iPad (above $300) and Amazon’s Kindle (starts at $159).

We do keep an eye on it and will update as soon as more information comes into air.

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