Google Nexus 7 shipping date cut from 3-4 weeks to 1-2 weeks, has Android 4.1.1 installed

Google Nexus 7 shipping date cut from 3-4 weeks to 1-2 weeks, has Android 4.1.1 installed
It now looks like the Google Nexus 7 tablet will be in your hands faster than thought. While Google is still accepting pre-orders for the ASUS built tablet from the Google Play Store, the shipping date has changed from 3 to 4 weeks, to 1 to 2 weeks. This could allow Google to get the tablet out by mid-July as officially planned. As we have told you, the pre-order page on Staples web site for the tablet, shows a range of July 12th-17th for the launch of the Google Nexus 7. The 8GB model of the Google Nexus 7 is $199.00 while the 16GB model is $249.00. Remember, neither tablet will ship with a microSD slot.

And when you get your Google Nexus 7 early, you will be able to enjoy the latest build of Jell Bean which is now Android 4.1.1. An OTA update is happening now. According to those who own the tablet (thanks to Google I/O, no doubt), the latest Jelly Bean build is being installed on the Google Nexus 7. Besides fixing bugs, the update is expected to simply add Google Wallet to the tablet.

source: GoogleNexus7 via Phandroid (1), (2)


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Nexus 7
  • Display 7.0" 1280 x 800 pixels
  • Camera / 1.2 MP front
  • Processor NVIDIA Tegra 3 T30L, Quad-core, 1300 MHz
  • Storage 8 GB
  • Battery 4325 mAh

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19 Comments

1. Yummy

Posts: 117; Member since: Mar 28, 2012

The sooner the better!

2. Scyllax unregistered

My hands are itching. Must resist scratching.

3. gserranosalas

Posts: 1; Member since: Jul 10, 2012

I'll never understand why there's no camera in the back :/

4. imkyle

Posts: 1115; Member since: Nov 18, 2010

Keep the price under $200

6. remixfa

Posts: 14605; Member since: Dec 19, 2008

because its pretty useless. I ordered one for the wifey as an anniversary present. Too bad the anniversary is tomorrow, but she knows her present will be late.. Same price as the kindle, does the same functions.. and a whole lot more.. and with a much better screen and much bigger processor. Oh yea.. and its a nexus. I bet she bans me from tinkering with it the moment she sees the box.. lol.

7. cepcamba

Posts: 717; Member since: Feb 27, 2012

Yup, back camera on a tablet have questionable usability. You're in a concert or a bar, then you bring your tablet out to take a pic? Oh come on :p @remixfa congrats on your anniversary! :) How many years? Good thing you didn't get her a kindle :p

8. remixfa

Posts: 14605; Member since: Dec 19, 2008

13 year anniversary tomorrow. we got married on our relationship anniversary so its easy to remember. lol. 13 years together and 7 of them married. thanks :) I have a G-Slate. I used the cameras like 3 times.. if I had to chose between HDMI output and cameras, I'd definitely pick up the HDMI (I use that quite often actually). I have a phone to tablet remote control app that works wonderfully so I can hook the tablet to the TV and use it as a media center in the bedroom.

16. Fallout09

Posts: 421; Member since: Oct 17, 2011

As silly as it sounds.... I still see complete D*bags snapping photos out and about with their ever so portable iPads...... To this day I still dont understand.... 3 yr old cell phones take better pictures and are 100 times more portable than the iPad.

17. iamcc

Posts: 1319; Member since: Oct 07, 2011

Yeah but dude, if they didn't use their iPad then you wouldn't know they have one. Use your brain!!

18. EclipseGSX

Posts: 1777; Member since: Oct 18, 2011

Yep I hate those d-bags too. I was at my brothers graduation and some dude was taking pictures with his iPhone then switched to his iPad i was like wtf, really? No joke

19. ferchognz

Posts: 1; Member since: Jul 11, 2012

I had a Blackberry Tablet (don't judge me, I used to be a Blackberry fan, big mistake) and to be honest, having a back camera was non-sense... now I'm waiting for my Nexus Tab, and I know it will be just amazing...

5. amiaq

Posts: 509; Member since: Jun 30, 2012

Google works in mysterious way

9. pikapowerize

Posts: 1869; Member since: May 03, 2012

but did google and ASUS already check there product to be patent-free? that nokia reminded them?... better be careful ASUS and google...

10. pikapowerize

Posts: 1869; Member since: May 03, 2012

i really hate when the pricew in the US is different to other country! it is said that the 8GB version is at $199 but in the philippines the price of the 8GB is 15000 pesos! it should be around 8557 pesos only!! im really devastated about that! its too much!

13. sketchy

Posts: 1; Member since: Jul 10, 2012

thats what you call VAT..hahaha

14. PhilTech

Posts: 11; Member since: Jun 16, 2012

VAT = Value Added Tangina

15. tmcr7

Posts: 180; Member since: Nov 02, 2011

I don't think it's vat because other gadgets here are priced about the same in other countries. I think it's the markup of the merchant taking advantage of the situation.

11. RushFan2112

Posts: 26; Member since: Jun 16, 2011

I think this thing gotta be shipping soon as my credit card has a pending charge as of today. The pending charge from when I ordered way back when hasn't been showing on my account for several days now and it has just reappeared.

12. IHatePhones

Posts: 99; Member since: Aug 12, 2009

It makes sense as it was 3-4 weeks to ship about 1-2 weeks ago...

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