The tablet that took the Tech World with storm, finally gets a official release date in India. The Asus Google Nexus 7, a $199 tablet will become available in the Indian market in the coming November.
At a press event in Bangalore, Asus India stated that the Jelly Bean tabletwill be made available in India by November, with the pricing details to be reveled sometime at the end of September or in October. The tablet was earlier reported to reach India in September-October, but later the launch was delayed and this is the first official announcement of the Google Nexus 7 launch in India.
The Google Nexus 7, manufactured by Asus featuring the Tegra 3 processor and Google’s latest OS Android 4.1 Jelly Bean is eying the Diwali festival for its much hyped release in India. The Google Nexus 7 tablet is available in 8GB and 16GB models priced at $199 and $249 respectively. Although the pricing details for Indian customers are not available, the Google Nexus will probably be priced around Rs. 13,000 in India.
The Asus Google Nexus 7 was in headlines recently as it was originally launched at Google I/O 2012 in June and was initially made available only in the United States, UK and Australia. After the unprecedented success of the tablet, Asus only recently released it in Germany, Spain and France.
3G version of the Asus Google Nexus 7 on Cards?
The 7″ flagship Google-Asus tablet currently does not features 3G connectivity. However speculation has it that the developers might be integrating 3G capabilities in the tab.
Considering that India lacks public Wi-Fi hotspots, Asus might bring the rumoured 3G version to India, Who knows? But currently there’s no confirmation on the 3G connectivity.