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Google Nexus 7 tipped to be launched in India in September

The company is yet to reveal the pricing deatils for the Indian market. The tablet could appeal to consumers looking for a less expensive, less sophisticated alternative to Apple Inc.'s iPad.

BT Online Bureau | July 4, 2012 | Updated 15:45 IST

Speculations are doing the rounds on the expected launch date of Google-Asus tablet Nexus 7 in India. According to reports, the tablet will hit the Indian market by the end of September this year.

The company is yet to reveal the pricing deatils for the Indian market. The tablet could appeal to consumers looking for a less expensive, less sophisticated alternative to Apple Inc.'s iPad. ALSO READ: Microsoft Surface tablet vs Apple iPad

The size and price of the Nexus 7 matches the Kindle Fire. Both have 7-inch screens and sell for $199. The Nexus 7 is slightly lighter at about 0.75 pound, compared with the Kindle Fire's 0.9 pound.

Customers can order the Nexus 7 through Google, initially in the US, Canada and Australia. The device won't ship until mid-July.

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