Google Promoting Nexus Tablet On Homepage

Google is showing an animated, very prominent ad for the Nexus 7 tablet on its homepage today. The tablet has sold well though Google hasn’t shared any official numbers. But for a time the 8GB model sold out. And there are third party data to suggest the Nexus 7 is doing well.

The Nexus 7 has been very well reviewed and be designated the strongest Android tablet challenger to the iPad.

The Nexus 7 currently comes in two versions: 8GB ($199) and 16GB ($249). Apple is widely expected (almost certain) to introduce a smaller version of the iPad (the iPad Mini) in October. In addition, Amazon is also supposed to be launching Kindle Fire 2.0 and perhaps a larger 10-inch version of the tablet next month.

With this new promotion, Google may be trying to get out in front of those expected product announcements.

 

Related Topics: Channel: Mobile Marketing | Google: Android | Google: Mobile

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  • Alan Nowogrodski

    In the last few years people have become nostalgic about the simplicity and clean UI that Google used to have. Obviously ads being a major factor. This is certainly going in the wrong direction. But hey, they have to make money…

  • Satish Coolpctips

    This will end up like another Google Chrome product.. No proper service to help people :P

  • http://twitter.com/BilalSarwari Bilal Sarwari

    its not coming here in Pakistan :D

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