Google Nexus 7 Selling Like Hotcakes, Already Out Of Stock At


16.07.2012

Google Nexus 7 Selling Like Hotcakes, Already Out Of Stock At

Soon after the highly-anticipated Nexus 7 tablet have hit the US market, Reuters wrote that Google’s Android 4.1 Jelly Bean-powered slate is already a sales hit.

The infamous news publication quotes the huge retailers that are already having problems to fulfill all the demand coming from consumers and that are on the verge of running out of Nexus 7 units. Of course, we are talking about the US market were the 7-inch tablet is already seen as an iPad killer.

The Nexus 7 costs $199 and is co-developed by Google and Asus. The cheap tablet was announced at the end of June, during Google I/O 2012 event.

Google Nexus 7 features a 7-inch LED-backlid display, with a resolution of 1,280 x 800 pixels, 1 GB of RAM, 8 or 16 GB of internal flash storage and is underpinned by a quad-core Tegra 3 chipset manufactured by Nvidia. The Android 4.1 Jelly Bean-powered tablet comes wit ha front-facing 1.2 megapixel camera, it has Bluetooth, microUSB, 3.5 mm jack and WiFi 802.11 b/g/n.

US-based stores like Sams’s Club, owned by Walmart, or the famous GameStop have already announced that they sold two Nexus 7 stocks, a sing that the customers are decided to get their hands on the tablet. Staples is also listing the product as “out of stock” since yesterday. A few more small retailers are listing the tablet as available, thus there will be a few more lucky customers that will get their hands on the device.

The consumers seem to be loured by the idea of buying a 7-inch quad-core Tegra 3 high-resolution tablet running on the latest Android for only $199. The customers were able to pre-order the tablet via Google and other retailers over the past few weeks and Google started shipping the terminals since Friday.

It looks like more units will arrive starting August, at east that what’s GameStop is claiming. Will Nexus 7 become so popular beyond US borders?

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