Google Nexus 7 (2013) tablet launches in UK today with £199 starting price

The 2013 version of Google's Nexus 7 tablet has been launched in the UK today with a starting price of £199.

Available through the Google Play Store with free shipping for a limited time, £199 will get you the WiFi enabled 16GB version whilst the 32GB device costs £239.

The 4G LTE 32GB version will be made available later in the year and will cost £299.

The Nexus 7 was first made available in the US earlier this month. Google's product support forums have been flooded with multiple functionality complaints following the launch.

Owners have reported a number of issues with the device, including erratic touch screen and keyboard functionality and the GPS not working properly. One user said he was on his third device and had experienced the same touchscreen problem with all of them.

The tablet is the first to run on the latest version of Android, Jelly Bean 4.3. The ultra thin device is just 8.65mm thick and weighs 290g. It is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro quad-core processor with 2GB RAM.

The 7-inch 1920 x 1200 Full HD scratch resistant display boasts 323 pixels-per-inch, as well as 178 degree viewing angles.

For a closer look at the new Nexus 7 tablet, check out our full review, as well as our Nexus 7 (2013) vs Amazon Kindle Fire HD spec comparison.