Will Asus launch a 32GB version of its uber-popular Google Nexus 7 tablet? Well, according to what appears to be genuine screenshot of Carphone Warehouse’s product database sent to a news website; yes.
Droid-life, which received the picture, warns that it might just be a placeholder for a future product but it would make sense for Asus to add yet another SKY because Amazon and Barnes & Noble have done so recently with the new Kindle Fire and the new Nook.
The 8GB Nexus 7 costs £159 and the 16GB version adds another £40. So one can expect the 32GB to be available for around £249 although at this price it would hardly be competitive against the likes of the Acer Iconia Tab A110 which costs £180 and comes with a microSD card slot. A 32GB card costs less than £10.
The Google Nexus 7 has probably caused more havoc to the Android tablet market than the Apple iPad. Many manufacturers like LG, HTC and Motorola have been very discrete when it comes to plans about Android tablets.
Others like Acer and Samsung have had to cut the price of their 7in slates while some like Sony, no longer produces anything smaller than 10in.
The screenshot also listed the Nexus 2 but the chap who sent it to Droid-life says that it was the placeholder name of the Nexus S.