Google Nexus 7 tablet coming to UK in weeks

The new Google Nexus 7 is coming to the UK in the next few weeks.

The new Google Nexus 7 is coming to the UK in the next few weeks. The 7-inch sequel brings Android 4.3 and a 5-megapixel camera to the own-brand, wallet-friendly tablet.

The new tablet, announced today, goes on sale in the US on 30 July. It then comes to 8 countries, including Britain, Canada, Germany and Japan, "in coming weeks."

There are three models in the US: a 16GB model with Wi-fi, a 32GB Wi-fi version, and a 32GB 4G LTE model. They will cost $229, $269, and $349 respectively. We expect to see the Wi-fi versions here in Blighty, but not the 4G model -- at first, anyway.

The UK price hasn't yet been confirmed, but the US prices are slightly higher than the current model so we expect a bump in cost. In the UK the current 16GB Nexus 7 costs £160, and the 32GB option costs £200.

Will you rush out to buy a new Nexus 7 in a few weeks? Tell me your thoughts in the comments or on our Facebook page.

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Rich Trenholm is a senior editor at CNET where he covers everything from phones to bionic implants. Based in London since 2007, he has travelled the world seeking out the latest and best consumer technology for your enjoyment.


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