Google Preparing 32GB Model of Nexus 7 

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Google's popular Android Nexus 7 tablet is currently available in two variants: the 8GB model priced at $200 and a 16GB model for $250. If several ads are to be believed, Google is finally preparing a third model with 32GB.

UK retailer Carphone Warehouse had its inventory show a 32GB model, and now three more online listings have also listed the 32GB Nexus 7.

"All three listings have the same part number and two of them have a matching UPC included," said Android Police. "None of them have an image, but we all know what a Nexus 7 looks like -- just imagine it with more storage inside."

Two of the listings showcase a $269 and $272.18 price for the device, with one even saying it'll ship within the next two weeks. Although it may be a placeholder description, the listings also reveal that the 32GB model will feature Bluetooth 2.1 instead of 3.0.

While fans have been demanding a 32GB model since the tablet's launch, those looking to pick up the device for as low as $100 will be disappointed to hear that PC manufacturer Asus recently denied a 7-inch "entry level" Nexus tablet.

 

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  • airanp
    A 32 Gb model wouldn't have been needed if Google would have just left the original specs of the Memo 370t alone instead of trying to force a cloud experience on a wifi only device. It would have been the perfect 7" tablet with a micro sd card slot and mini hdmi out.
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  • killerclick
    I got my Nexus a month ago, still has over 11GB free space. Come to think of it, I can't come up with one thing that I'd like to change about it.
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  • killerclick
    airanpA 32 Gb model wouldn't have been needed if Google would have just left the original specs of the Memo 370t alone instead of trying to force a cloud experience on a wifi only device. It would have been the perfect 7" tablet with a micro sd card slot and mini hdmi out.


    What made Nexus 7 so popular was its sub $200/$250 price. With a higher-capacity chip, HDMI, microSD and required licensing, they wouldn't have been able to hit those price points. Besides, Google doesn't want to offer a "perfect" device, so as not to cut off other OEMs who don't have Google's advertising and content revenue streams and can only profit on hardware sold.
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