A couple of days ago Google finally announced its new Nexus 7 tablet. Before the actual announcement, the pre-order page for Nexus 7 2 went up on Best Buy’s website. The page essentially confirmed all of the rumors we had previously heard about the device. Nevertheless, the page was taken down shortly after that. At the official announcement, it was said that the new tablet will be available from July 30th. Major retailers such as Walmart, GameStop, Best Buy and Amazon have already started selling the new tablet. Now, Google’s latest tablet is available from the company’s own online store.

The official Google Play twitter account has also tweeted a confirmation that the new tablet is now available for purchase through Google Play Store. The 16GB version is priced at $229, and the 32GB version will set customers back $269. Nexus 7 2 is thinner and lighter than its predecessor, the display has almost twice the resolution than the first generation tablet. Furthermore, it comes with Android 4.3 Jelly Bean installed. These devices will ship on July 30th, so its best to place your order now before Google Play Store sells out of it. As an added incentive for buying directly from Google, customers will be eligible for free ground shipping, albeit for a limited time.

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