O2 has bagged the exclusive on the 4G ready Google Nexus 7, the latest version of the digital company's smaller tablet.
The device can be pre-ordered from tomorrow (29 August), when O2 launches its 4G service, priced £319.99, with consumers receiving a case worth £29.99 when it goes on sale from 13 September. The Wi-fi only version is priced £249.99 and will be available 'soon'. The Nexus 7 runs Android Jellybean 4.3 via a quad-core processor.
David Johnson, general manager for devices at O2, said: 'The new Nexus 7 is a fantastic way to experience Android, whether you’re using it for the first time or have used it before. The brilliant screen and fast 4G connectivity will make surfing, gaming and using Google services on the Nexus 7 an absolute joy.'
Google has also dropped the prices of its Nexus 4 handset, which is manufactured by LG. The 16GB version has been cut from £279 to £199 and the 8GB handset is now priced £159, a saving of £80 off its original price. The Nexus 5 is expected to be launched in the coming months.
Author: Graeme Neill