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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
Android 4.1.1 on the Google Nexus 7

Android 4.1.1 on the Google Nexus 7

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)

The new, faster shipping date (L) for the Google Nexus 7
The new, faster shipping date (L) for the Google Nexus 7

The new, faster shipping date (L) for the Google Nexus 7


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