Recently Google declared Nexus 7 tablet has been made available in markets like the USA, the UK, Canada and Australia in two versions - one with 8 GB and the other with 16 GB internal memory. Google had anticipated that Nexus 7 to be a super seller, but it turns out that users prefer 16 GB version of the tablet over the 8 GB version. Device storage seems to be the first option of users over cloud storage.
The main motive behind having a limited on device storage on 8GB Nexus 7 was to promote users to shift to cloud based storage services with much emphasis laid on cloud based services such as Google Music, Docs, Mail and Drive. As of now buyers are not convinced with this idea.
According to the Media reports t in most markets the 16 GB version of Google Nexus has run out of stock and retailers have stopped taking orders for buyers while 8 GB version is available in plenty.
• 1.3 GHz quad core Tegra 3 processor
• GeForce 12 core graphics processor
• 1 GB of RAM
• 1280 x 800 pixel IPS 7 inch display
• Near Field Communication (NFC) capabilities
• Nine hours battery backup
• Android Jelly Bean (Android 4.1) operating system
• Intelligent keyboard that predicts words as you type them
• Offline voice recognition for typing
• Support 18 languages
Customer interest shows that hardware storage still rules the game. Google will now be desperately making up for the increase in demands with more and more 16 GB version tablets being sent to the markets. Lets see that whether Google be interested adding more storage to the Nexus 7 tablet or perhaps a Micro SD card slot or will they stick to the clouds, awaits to be seen.
Source : Themobileindian