The idea of Google getting behind a 7-inch tablet has been dormant for some time. And worse than that, the entire Android tablet market has looked like it is on life support.
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The latest version of Android has been updated again. Android 5.0.2 Lollipop (LRX22G) is available for the wi-fi model of the Nexus 7 (2012) and addresses issues affecting the performance of the tablet’s internal storage.
Google’s Nexus range of devices has largely proven to be a resounding success. The search engine giant has been able to show off Android in its vanilla form, untouched by the likes of Samsung.
Android 4.4 KitKat has started to roll out to both the Nexus 7 and Nexus 10 tablets, including last year’s version of Google’s 7-inch device. Sadly, though, the update is for Wi-Fi only units.
A common complaint from owners of the first edition of the Nexus 7 is that it suffers from a noticeable slowdown over time. Whilst the tablet proved to be a speed demon straight out of the box, after months of use signs of lagging would appear.
Google’s new Nexus 7 tablet has appeared on PC World’s website, available for pre-order. The 16 GB model of the device is priced at £199.99, with the 32 GB edition costing £239.99. Both products are listed as being available from 13 September.