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Google Nexus 7-2 which is yet to be officially launched is already up for sale at a US online store.

American retailer Best Buy has listed two Nexus 7 successor variants - 16 GB and 32GB models, titled 'New! Google Nexus 7' on its website with prices at $229.99 (around ₹13,640) and $269.99 (around ₹16,000) respectively. The company is yet to reveal the date of delivery of the tablet. Many reports suggest that shipments might begin by 31 July.

The specifications of the new Nexus tablet matches previously leaked reports. Among its spcifications are 7.0-inch IPS LCD scratch resistant screen with full HD 1920x1080p resolution, Android OS v4.3 Jelly Bean, Qualcomm Snapdragon quad-core processor with Adreno 320 graphics engine, 2GB RAM, 5.0-megapixel primary camera and a 1.2-megapixel camera on the front side.

The unveiling of Nexus 7-2 is reported to take place at the Google Event in San Francisco in a few hours time (12 PM ET/ 9.30 PM IST).

Key specifications of New Google Nexus 7:

Model New Google Nexus 7
Display 7.0-inch IPSLCD 10-finger capacitive touch screen with Full HD (1920x1200p)display resolution, 178-degree viewing angles, anti-fingerprint technology, scratch resistant glass.
OS Android v4.3 Jelly Bean OS
Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon quad-core processor
GPU Adreno 320 graphics engine
Storage capacity 16GB & 32GB
Camera Main: 5.0-megapixel cameraFront: 1.2-megapixel camera
Battery 1-cell Lithium-Polymer battery
Add-ons Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, USB v2.0,GPS enable with Google Maps, internal speakers
Dimensions ~200.6 x 114.3 x 7.6 mm
Weight ~318 g
Price 16GB:229.99 (around ₹13,640); 32GB:269.99(around ₹16,000)