ASUS, the company Google have signed on to manufacture their own-branded Nexus 7 tablets, have confirmed that the Nexus 7 2 tablets will launch in the UK on August 28.
The sequel to one of the most popular of 7-inch Android tablets, the NExus 7 2 was revealed on July 24, and went on sale in the US just six days later. Thankfully, it looks as though citizens of Blighty haven't had to wait much longer to get their hands on it either.
Stacking up favourably against the competition, the Nexus 7 2 will be avaialble in two configurations - a £199 16GB Wi-Fi model and a £239 32GB Wi-Fi edition.
Packing in a full HD 1920 x 1200 display, the Nexus 7 2, it's the sharpest 7-inch tablet on the market, and is powered by a speedy 1.5GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro processor. 2GB of RAM also features, double that found in the original Nexus 7.
As well as hitting high street retailers at the end of the month, expect to be able to purchase the tablet direct from the Google Play store.