Google £159 iPad rival Nexus 7 goes on sale

18/07/2012

Google Nexus 7 goes on sale across a number of territories today including the UK, as the firm looks to rival Apple's iPad in the growing tablet market. Google Nexus 7 is Google's first branded tablet, priced from £127 for the standard version which makes it more affordable than the iPad. The 8GB version costs £159 while the 16GB memory gadget costs £199.

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The 7-inch Android tablet will run Google’s latest Jelly Bean Android software.

It comes with a 1.2-megapixel camera and Taiwanese partner Asus has been brought in to manufacture the tablet.

The search engine giant plans to slowly penetrate the almost monopolised Apple market.

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