This time Google has decided to launch the Nexus 7 (2013) tablets in Asian countries faster than before as the Japan launch has been fixed for this week on 28th August- not as usual time of long waiting periods for Asian countries. Following this, Other Asian countries too get this device in a month or two. The price of the 16GB model will be upto 27,800 yens, whereas the Nexus 7 with 32GB storage will cost up to 33,800 yens.
The SIM-unlocked version of the 32GB Nexus 7 tablet will enter the Japanese market in mid-September. This model will also features LTE connectivity and will cost you around 40,000 yens and that is without any contracts. DoCoMo, Softbank and KDDI will be supported for this device as of now. As per the analysts, may be, there will be tie-up with these companies to bring the tablet with the contracts and yes, with much price-cut and this has not confirmed yet!
The Nexus 4 from LG has not yet reached the Japan, moreover, Google has not revealed the planning of the launch of the Nexus 4 handsets.
During the first launch of the device in US, this tablet ha some multitouch bugs as well as wonky GPS issue. However, not lately, Google has confirmed and released the system update, which resolved the issue. If the same problem persists in Japan, you need to update the software to resolve the issues.
Quick Specs of 2013 ASUS Nexus 7:
The 7 inch tablet boasts of 1,920 x 1,200 IPS display, The Snapdragon S4 Pro quad core processor, a 5MP rear camera, 2GB of RAM, Wireless charging and the updated version of the OS -Android Jelly Bean 4.3 (which might resolved the multitouch and GPS issues). The tablet is only 2.77mm thin, to lessen the thickness of the device, ASUS has shrunk the battery from 4,325mAh to 3,950mAh in 2013 model.
via – engadget