After popping all over the internet The Nexus 7 (2013) (Quick Review) Tablet and much awaited Nexus 5 (Quick Review) smartphone have finally been listed and are also available for purchase from India Google Playstore starting at Rs. 20,990 and Rs. 28,999. The price of Nexus 5 is same as what was earlier listed by Google, but the Nexus 7 2013 has surprisingly been kept couple of thousand above the price spotted on Amazon.in few days back.
The 32 GB variant of Google Nexus 5 is selling for Rs. 32,999. Both black and White color options are available in India. The 32 GB WiFi variant of Google Nexus 7 has been priced at Rs. 23,999. The 32 GB 3G/LTE which was earlier listed for Rs. 25,999 on the Playstore is now showing a price tag of Rs. 27,999.
The Google Nexus 5 smartphone boasts of latest Android KitKat operating system and also the latest 2.3 GHz Quad core Snapdragon 800 chipset at a competitive price. The phone will provide with good value for money and the only downside seems to be not so great 8 MP camera with BSI sensor and Optical Image stabilization. You can read complete specs of this phone on our Nexus 5 Quick Review. The phone is expected to go out of stock pretty soon, so if you are planning on buying, better make up your mind soon.
The Nexus 7 2013 with Full HD resolution (323 ppi) display and 1.5 GHz Quad core processor will also provide with great Android experience. The KitKat update for tablet has already started rolling out. The tablet features a 5 MP camera at the back and is also protected by Corning Gorilla Glass at the front. The 2 GB RAM and Adreno 320 GPU will provide you with efficient multi tasking and smooth operation. For better insight in to hardware specs you can read our Google Nexus 7 Quick Review.
The Google Playstore listing for these devices has been on the cards for a while now. The Nexus 7 2013 Tablet has been priced much above the dollar price tag, even considering the custom duties.The Tablet will still offer best android experience at this price range. The upcoming Nvidia Tablet, Xolo Tegra Note can be an attractive option if company manages to keep the price around 17 K mark. The iPad Mini Retina Display will also arrive soon as a viable competition.
Nexus 5 – Key Specs
|Model||LG Google Nexus 5|
|Display||4.95 inches, full HD|
|Processor||2.3GHz quad core|
|Internal Storage||16GB/32GB, non expandable|
|OS||Android v4.4 KitKat|
|Price||Rs. 28,999/Rs. 32,999|
Nexus 7 (2013) – Key Specs
|Model||Google Nexus 7 (2013)|
|Display||7 Inch 1920 X 1200, 323 PPI|
|Processor||1.5 GHz Quad Core|
|Internal Storage||16 GB/ 32 GB|
|Cameras||5 MP/ 1.2 MP|
|Price||Rs. 20,990/Rs. 23,999/ Rs.27,999|