Two updates sent out to new Nexus 7 owners

Two updates sent out to new Nexus 7 owners
On Friday, we told you how some retailers decided to put the new version of the Google Nexus 7 up for sale before the already announced July 30th launch date. Those who were able to take one of the tablets home are reporting that two software updates were downloaded on the tablet its first day out of the box. The first update occurs when the tablet is connected to Wi-Fi for the first time, possibly during the initial setup of the slate. The tablet shuts down, re-boots, updates the build number to JWR66N and then returns you to the sign up process to allow you to finish signing into your Google acount.

The second update send out a notification from which you can decide to download it onto your tablet. Once it is installed, the build number updates to JSS15J and you are on your merry way. The updates appear to be minor in nature, perhaps including some last second tweaks and some bug fixes.

As we told you on Friday night, Staples has sold out of both the 16GB and 32GB variants of the slab and Amazon ran dry of the 32GB model. Shipping time on the latter is now 3 to 4 weeks for new orders. Before you commit to that long a time period, we suggest checking out other retailers like Best Buy and Walmart. If all else fails, there is the Google Play Store which is accepting orders for both tablets, and will ship them no later than July 30th.

source: AndroidCentral

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Nexus 7 (2013)
  • Display 7.0" 1920 x 1200 pixels
  • Camera 5 MP / 1.2 MP front
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro, Quad-core, 1500 MHz
  • Storage 32 GB
  • Battery 3950 mAh



1. FeroDeNO

Posts: 34; Member since: Jul 20, 2013

nice google

2. FeroDeNO

Posts: 34; Member since: Jul 20, 2013

nice google

3. Shatter

Posts: 2036; Member since: May 29, 2013

I want an updated nexus 10.

5. valapsp

Posts: 565; Member since: Aug 12, 2011

On its way.

6. softfurryanus

Posts: 232; Member since: Jul 09, 2013

I'm waiting for it too. We'll probably get it in a few weeks.

4. valapsp

Posts: 565; Member since: Aug 12, 2011

No updates on its official wireless charger?

7. iGeek

Posts: 171; Member since: Mar 15, 2013

The photo in the post has nothing to do with the content!

8. lonewolf2873

Posts: 40; Member since: Nov 21, 2012

How so?

9. dmsrfl

Posts: 76; Member since: Sep 21, 2012

before the update my camera app kept crashing, it wouldn't even record video. Now it works fine...

10. itsdeepak4u2000

Posts: 3718; Member since: Nov 03, 2012


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