Starting this Friday, July 27th, Carphone Warehouse will carry the Nexus 7 tablet. Like many retailers, they will only offer the 16GB version, which happens to be sold out in the Google Play Store. You can purchase it outright for £199, but for those of you that need a constant connection, you can take the Nexus 7 for free along with a MiFi for a monthly charge of £20.50. As far as how much data they are offering, they didn’t disclose it in the presser.
Full press release after the break:
Google Nexus 7 available from Carphone Warehouse from 27th July
Available in stores, online at www.carphonewarehouse.com or by calling 0870 870 0870
London, 25th July 2012, Carphone Warehouse today announced that the eagerly awaited Nexus 7 will be available to buy from Friday 27th July. The Nexus 7 is the first tablet in Google’s Nexus line of devices and the lead device for Android 4.1, Jelly Bean. The Tablet, made by Asus, will be available from Carphone Warehouse priced at £199 standalone or for free on a tethered contact from £20.50 per month.
Boasting a 7in HD display, and an Nvidia Tegra 3 quad-core processor, gyroscope and accelerometer, the Nexus 7 is ideally suited to gaming. With over a million pixels in your hand, text is sharper, high-definition movies are more vivid, and the responsive touchscreen makes switching between apps, flicking through ebooks or surfing the web buttery-smooth.
The Nexus 7 has all the portability of a paperback book, but is connected to the entire digital world of entertainment. Nexus 7 was made for Google Play, putting all the entertainment you love right at your fingertips — choose from more than 600,000 apps and games, thousands of ebooks and movies, and everything the web has to offer.
Commenting on the release, Graham Stapleton, Chief Commercial Officer at Carphone Warehouse, says, “It’s interesting to see that despite larger 10 inch tablets dominating the market, Google is forging ahead with its own 7 inch model. A smaller tablet has yet to prove itself in a category dominated by bigger screens, but if anyone can make it happen, Google can. I’m sure the other leading tablet manufacturers will be watching closely and be ready to follow suit in the coming months.”
The Google Nexus 7 will be available from Carphone Warehouse stores, online at www.carphonewarehouse.com or by calling 0800 925 925 priced at £199.99 standalone or for free on a tethered contact.