Google Nexus 7 Goes On Sale in India Via Play Store For Rs.15,999

Google Nexus 7 needs no introduction! It is Google’s first tablet device which was unveiled last year at the company’s I/O event in San Francisco. Nexus 7 is manufactured by Asus and it is officially sold by Google via Play Store in 9 countries including Australia, Canada, France, Germany, Japan, South Korea, Spain, United Kingdom and United States.

Google Nexus 7 retails for just $199 in the US, however Croma is already selling this device in India for Rs.19,999 (approx.$370). Today, Google went ahead and officially launched the Nexus 7 in India via Play Store. It is the first device to be sold on the Indian Play Store.

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Nexus 7 features a 7 inch HD display, sporting a resolution of 1280 x 800 pixels, Corning Gorilla Glass 2, Android 4.1 (Jelly Bean) OS, NVIDIA Tegra 3 quad-core processor, 12-core GPU, 1.2 megapixel camera for video calls, WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth, MicroUSB, NFC (Near Field Connectivity), Accelerometer, GPS, 1GB RAM and much more.

It also comes with a 4325 mAh battery, which offers up to 300 hours of stand-by time and allows you to watch videos for up to 9 hours. Google is currently selling the 16 GB variant of Nexus 7 in India. This device measures 198.5 mm x 120 mm x 10.45 mm and weighs just 340g.

Google Nexus 7 comes with a price tag of Rs.15,999 (approx. $295) in India. This device will be shipped from April 5, 2013. We hope that Google will also bring the much-awaited Nexus 4 and Nexus 10 in India. To get this device, head over to Play Store India.

Google Play Store – 20 Billion App Downloads, 600k Apps and 400 Million Android Devices Out There!

Google just kicked of I/O 2012 with some staggering facts about Android ecosystem. Last year at Google I/O, there were 100 million Android devices out there. This year, there are more than 400 million Android devices out there in people’s hand.

The number of daily activations of Android devices is also up to a whopping 1 million devices a day. The number of apps in the Google Play store has also reached whopping 600,000 apps, with more than 20 billion apps being downloaded by users until now.

Google also announced that it is releasing a new subscription based system for app developers based on the success of the in-app purchasing service. Hopefully, this will allow developers to generate more revenue from their app. Along with this, Android users will also get access to magazines, TV shows and movie purchase from the Google Play store in the United States.