Today, Asus and Google are expected to make official a new flavor of the Nexus 7 tablet PC, one that should arrive on shelves with the new Android 4.3 Jelly Bean operating system loaded on top, and which can already be seen listed on pre-order over at Best Buy.
Two versions of the device made it to the retailer’s website, one packing 16GB of internal memory, and the other featuring 32GB of storage.
The tablet PC is listed with a price tag of $229 (€173) attached to it for the 16GB variant, while the 32GB model has been priced at $269 (€203). Both flavors of the device are available in Black.
The Best Buy listing not only confirms the upcoming launch of the new Nexus 7, but also unveils the full hardware specs that it will arrive on the market with (which were already known, as droid-life notes).
The 7-inch tablet will be able to deliver a 1920 x 1200 pixels resolution, while the 1.5GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro 8064 processor inside it will offer appealing performance capabilities.
Furthermore, the second-generation Nexus 7 slate will arrive on the market with 2GB of RAM packed inside, Adreno 320 graphics, Wi-Fi 802.11a/b/g/n connectivity, Bluetooth 4.0, and Micro USB 2.0 port with SlimPort.
On the back, the new tablet PC will sport a 5-megapixel photo snapper, paired with a 1.2MP front camera for making video calls while on the go.
The slate will also arrive on the market with a series of pre-loaded applications, including Google Search by Voice 2.1, Gmail, Google Maps, Google Street View, YouTube, the Google Play Store, and more, Best Buy notes.
While the listing does say that Android 4.3 Jelly Bean has been loaded on top of the new Nexus 7, no specific details on what the new OS flavor will have to offer to its users have been provided. However, photos with the device were published on the retailer’s website, as can be seen below.