32GB Nexus 7 release date approaching, tablet to appear in UK Christmas gift guide this week

by: Chris SmithOctober 15, 2012

Considering the leaks and rumors we’ve seen lately, it’s no secret anymore that Google plans to release a 32GB Nexus 7 version at some point in the coming weeks/months.

In fact, today we hear from ITProPortal that the 32GB Nexus 7 will be officially listed this week in the UK in Argos’ Christmas gift guide, with a price starting at £199.99. That’s hardly a surprise, as the model was already officially listed on Carphone Warehouse’s Spanish website just a few days ago (image above).

According to the publication, the 32GB Nexus 7 will replace the 16GB version, while the 8GB flavor is expected to continue selling for £159.99 in the region.

As you may already know, the Nexus 7 will face some increasing competition this holiday season, not only from the new Kindle Fire line but also from upcoming devices such as the iPad mini, a direct threat to budget Android tablets, and the first Windows 8 tablets, including the Microsoft Surface. Therefore, it’s no wonder to see Google ready to sell a 32GB Nexus 7, especially considering that one of the main turn offs of the current Nexus 7 models is the limited amount of available storage – the lack of microSD expansion also doesn’t help.

However, we have no idea when Google will publicly unveil the new Nexus 7 version, although that should happen at some point in the near future, maybe during the LG Nexus 4 announcement event, considering Argos’ Christmas gift guide publishing schedule.

Let’s hear it from potential Nexus 7 buyers, what model are you going to buy in the following months the 8GB one, the discounted 16GB option or the upcoming 32GB version? Anyone angry for already purchasing the Nexus 7 now that the 32GB version is coming?

  • bananafish05

    I’ve definitely got my eye on a 32gb badboy!

  • lubos!

    discounted 16GB is a good choice i think!

  • Was hoping for 8gb to be cheaper then have 16gb drop to 8gb price. Then 32gb would be at current 16gb price.

  • Neil Kirk

    It’s a bit annoying that I’ve only had the 16GB for a couple months and now there’s a 32 coming out. I bought picked the 16 over the 8 because of the lack of expandable storage. But the universe tends to unfold exactly as it should…

    • Ugo Marceau

      I hear ya, got my 16Gb just 5 weeks ago. Would have loved double the storage space for the same money.

  • Chris Mckechnie

    Was holding off on getting a N7 but a 32GB one might tempt me. Early Christmas present!

  • I really really REALLY want a LTE model

  • I am googling “Nexus 7 32GB” several times a day keeping an eye on this…

  • KT

    the spanish site has no nexus 7 32gb advertised this is hype

  • Michael

    Very annoyed at buying a 16GB when they first came out and a upgraded version comes out weeks later for the same price.