Nexus 7 ad gets featured on Google.com: "The playground is open"

Nexus 7 ad gets featured on Google.com:
The Google Nexus 7 is one of the best and most affordable tablets we’ve seen so far, but in a world dominated by the iPad, it would definitely benefit from a little extra marketing. Well, being featured on Google.com isn’t exactly a “little extra” marketing - Google’s home page is one of the most visited websites globally.

The Nexus 7 ad appears right under the search bar and is neatly animated. It seems that it only appears for US users and this makes sense - after all, the Nexus 7 was first made available stateside, and only a couple of days ago crossed the pond to arrive in say Europe.

Featuring an ad for one of its own products isn’t new for Google, though. We’ve seen Google Chrome and the HTC-made Nexus One appear on ads on Google’s home page previously, and the Nexus 7 is definitely one of the devices that deserves its place there. Want to know why? Check out our in-depth Nexus 7 review here to find out.

source: Business Insider


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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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8 Comments

1. techguy22

Posts: 227; Member since: Aug 09, 2012

really nice way to advertise this bad boy. also google needs to pay for TV ads as well.

2. mas11

Posts: 1034; Member since: Mar 30, 2012

Great way for this device to get the attention it deserves.

3. kartik4u98

Posts: 511; Member since: May 19, 2012

Its a great idea for advertisement..I also switched to CHrome last year after seeing its ad on the google homepage

4. lauremar

Posts: 181; Member since: Feb 29, 2012

The father and son advertisement on television right now is one of the best I've seen... Classy and cute. Good job Google... Keep it up.

5. TheLibertine

Posts: 484; Member since: Jan 15, 2012

Ooookay, Google, that was a good move.

6. wsker

Posts: 24; Member since: Dec 02, 2011

Still can't get it for 200$ here in the UAE ........ They're selling it for over 300$ here !!! .. I want it from google !

7. downphoenix

Posts: 3165; Member since: Jun 19, 2010

Kind of unreleated note, but can you guys check out the Nabi 2 tablet? It seems to be pound for pound VERY similar to Nexus 7 (a couple key differences, its tegra 3 but at 1.3 instead of 1.4 ghz, same ram, same screen size, 1024x600 instead o 1280x800, has microsd slot instead of no slot, comes with a decent bumper case for it, ICS instead of JB, 2MP instead of 1.3MP Front Cam, and has some preloaded "kids" apps.) Its advertised as a kids tablet, but the specs are pretty good for the price. I would personally go with a Nexus 7 myself but maybe good for someone that would rather have the expandable microsd storage and otherwise similar specs? Just curious cuz I saw they had that at my walmart (But not the Nexus 7) and when I played around with it it seemed to work pretty smoothly, but yea.

8. networkdood

Posts: 6330; Member since: Mar 31, 2010

seems to be the same price - do not plan on it receiving updates, like the Nexus, but I could see this as an alternative to those kids who think that they need an ipad to have fun.

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