$249 will now buy you a Nexus 7 32GB Wi-Fi model which previously bought a 16GB, model. You can get a Nexus 7 with cellular data (HSPA+) for $299 which is $260 less than a similar featured iPad mini. The Nexus 7 can now operate on more than 200 GSM providers worldwide. The Google Nexus 7 16GB now costs $199.
It now ships with Android 4.2 Jelly Bean.
Features of the Nexus 7 tablet include 7" 1280x800 pixel 216 ppi IPS display, Corning glass, 4325mAh batter, microUSB port, NFC (Android Beam), 1GB RAM, 8/16GB storage, microphone, GPS, WiFi, and quad-core Tegra 3 processor.
For gamers the Nexus 7 offers a responsive 10-finger multi touch screen and sensors like a gyroscope and accelerometer.
The Nexus 7 is made by Asus and was the most popular table of the Summer and praised as media tablet. Some reviewers didn't like that it does not have an HDMI port and lacks a camera.