London: Google Nexus 7 has become the highest selling Android tablet just three months after its launch, a media report said on October 15, 2012.
Google's first tablet went on sale on July 27. Its main selling point has been its affordable 159-pound price tag, The Telegraph reported.
Britain's largest mobile retailer Carphone Warehouse said it has seen a huge demand for this smaller sized, 7 inch tablet running on Android 4.1, Jelly Bean operating system.
The news sets up the prospect of more affordable tablets reaching the market soon.
Amazon's new 159-pound Kindle Fire HD also establishing itself quickly thanks to its low price, according to the newspaper.
For those who don’t know, Google Nexus 7 is the first tablet to come up with the latest Android 4.1 Jelly Bean operating system and it is powered by a superfast Quad-core Tegra 3 processor backed with 1 GB of RAM. The tablet sports a 7 inch LED-backlit IPS LCD capacitive touch screen with a resolution of 1280 X 800 pixels, 1.2 mega pixel primary camera, no secondary camera and it has an internal memory of 8 GB.
The Nexus tablet created a lot of buzz around itself because of the price. Now it has been confirmed that the 8 GB tablet will indeed be available for 11,000 and the 16 GB tablet will be available for 14,200. You can order your tablet starting as early as today from Google Play in US, UK, Canada and Australia. Along with this you will even get a credit of the amount of 1,500 to spend on Google Play for free movies, music and magazines. The shipment for this product will only start by mid-July according to the Google’s official blog. Along with this you can buy a specially designed cover worth 1,200 for your Nexus tablet. As of now there is no information of the availability of the tablet in India. Though the tablet is available for pre order on ebay for 31,881.
Other features include Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, NFC (Android Beam) GPS for connective options and the device works on a powerful 4325 mAh battery.