October 29, 2012
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Today, Google announced the new (well, new if you’ve been living under a rock for the past few weeks) Nexus 4, a sleek 4.7-inch smartphone based on LG’s Optimus G, and the Samsung-made Nexus 10, a 10-inch tablet that features an amazing 2560 x 1600 resolution and the mighty Exynos 5250 processor.

Along with the stars of the day, the Nexus 7 – now the middle child of the Nexus litter – received an update, which is pretty much in line with our predictions from a few weeks back.

The 8GB Nexus 7 was dropped, and replaced by the 16GB model as the base configuration. The Nexus 7 16GB now costs $199, while the newly introduced Nexus 7 32GB costs $249. That’s no surprise – rumors have been suggesting these changes for months now, and several retailers have jumped the gun and put the 32GB Nexus 7 for sale early.

But that’s not all – Google also unveiled a 32GB+3G Nexus 7, “which can operate on more than 200 GSM providers worldwide, including AT&T in the US”. The 3G Nexus 7 costs $299 and it’s available unlocked. However, Google sells the cellular-enabled tablet with a pre-installed SIM from either AT&T or T-Mobile. Customers will have to go to the carriers themselves to set up their plans.

Besides the new HSPA+ connectivity, the new 32GB 3G model is identical to the non-cellular models. The device will become available on November 11, from the Play Store and various retailers.

Bogdan Petrovan
Bogdan is the European Managing Editor of Android Authority. He loves tech, travel, and fantasy. He wishes he had more time for two of those things. Bogdan's phone is a Nexus 6P.
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