New Nexus 7 now available in Google Play store

Grab your (Google) Wallet…

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Just as it stopped taking orders temporarily for its new Chromecast HDMI dongle, Google has opened the Play store floodgates to take orders for the new Nexus 7 Android tablet.

It still says orders of the second-generation slate running updated Android 4.3 Jelly Bean may not ship until as late as July 30, but free ground shipping is also being thrown in for a limited time. Both the 16GB version ($ 229) and the 32GB ($ 269) models appear to be available for ordering at the moment.

The Play store link is here, and I also recommend checking out the comprehensive Nexus 7 review from the CNET team, as well as why I might be holding off on placing my own Nexus 7 order.

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