Google Nexus 7 (2013) 16GB now $199.99, brings $25 Google Play store credit

By Alexandra Burlacu | Jan 02, 2014 09:31 AM EST

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The 16GB Google Nexus 7 (2013) is now on sale for $199.99 from Best Buy, and interested buyers will also get a free $25 Google Play credit.

This holiday season has brought many attractive deals for a bunch of popular smartphones and tablets. While many of those promotions have expired as soon as the calendar turned to 2014, Best Buy is still offering a great deal for the 16GB Google Nexus 7 tablet.

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The second-generation Nexus 7 has seen great demand and is considered one of the best tablets of 2013. It has seen great success and is a fierce competitor in its category, as many customers see it as the best choice for a small-sized Android slate.

The Google Nexus 7 (2013) sports a 7-inch full HD IPS display with a resolution of 1920 x 1080, a pixel density of 323 pixels per inch (ppi), and Gorilla Glass protection to make it scratch-resistant. Under the hood, the tablet packs a quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro processor clocked at 1.5GHz, paired with Adreno 320 graphics and 2GB of RAM.

Other specs include a 5-megapixel rear camera with auto-focus, a 1.2-megapixel front-facing shooter, stereo speakers with surround sound and Frauhofer audio technology, and the latest Android 4.4 KitKat operating system. In terms of connectivity options, the Nexus 7 (2013) supports dual-band Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0, GPS, and NFC. The tablet also features a microUSB port, a Slimport for 1080p HDMI output, and comes with wireless charging capabilities out of the box. A large 3,950 mAh battery will allow for up to nine hours of active use, nine hours of HD video playback, 10 hours of web browsing or e-reading, and up to 300 hours of standby time.

The Google Nexus 7 (2013) normally costs $229 for 16GB and $269.99 for 32GB, but Best Buy is now offering a nice deal for the 16GB model. The retailer is selling the 16GB Nexus 7 for $199.99 and is also throwing in a free $25 Google Play store credit to buy apps, music, movies, and more. To take advantage of this offer, head over to Best Buy's website here. The retailer is also offering free shipping with the order. 

 

 

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