Nexus 7 is going to welcome Apple's iPad Mini by introducing a 32GB upgrade. Rumours indicate Google and ASUS have set the price at US$250.
Remember the time when your Nexus 7 does not have enough room for all your files? Tweaktown.com reported finding the 32GB version of the 7-inch tablet at Staples Advantage. At $248.47, the upgrade is even cheaper than the $251.49 price set for the 16GB model.
In Japan, a lucky gadget shopper is already enjoying a 32GB unit (see related news below). In the U.S. the rumoured availability date is October 18 - a good five days ahead of an upcoming Apple convention (October 23).
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There are rumours that there will a $99 Nexus 7 sometime in the near future. When reports like this circulate social networks and tech blogs, it is hard to imagine that Apple will enjoy a grand acceptance for its iPad Mini. (Take note, however, that the 'mini' in the product name is merely press-given.)
Apple's iPad Mini may not come as cheap as $250. Tech rumours indicate the 7.85-inch little iPad will be around $320 at the minimum.
John Paczkowski of AllThingsD got Topeka analyst Brian White to describe the Apple iPad Mini.
"(W)e believe the 'iPad Mini' could outshine the new iPad in terms of how the device feels in a consumer's hands," White said.
Apple's genius is typically seen in form and style. Nexus 7, on the the other hand, is a tried and tested small tablet device. And it couldn't be more expensive than the iPad Mini. Will price be the main consideration of the tech buyers here? It remains to be seen.
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