Google, much like Apple, is pretty bad at keeping secrets. Most, if not all, of the major announcements from the company’s Android-focused show have already been leaked over the past few weeks. One of the more prominent rumors was that Google would release a 32GB Nexus 7 tablet in time for the holidays. That rumor has just been confirmed by a major retailer.
Earlier this morning, Office Depot’s page for the 32GB Nexus 7 just went live. There is no picture of the device and it’s only available through in-store pickup. Regardless, it’s still available and only costs $249.99. You can buy one today and pick up it at the store.
Interestingly enough, Office Depot is still selling the 16GB Nexus 7 for the same price as the newly revealed 32GB version. The price is probably going to drop to a more manageable $199 once Google’s Monday event rolls around.
Google themselves are already hinting that the 8GB Nexus 7 is going to be killed off. The device is currently unavailable on Google Play. They may be taking a page out of Amazon’s playbook in how the retailer regularly discontinues products a few days before they’re going to be replaced.
Google could surprise us though. They could legitimately be sold out of the 8GB Nexus 7 and are planning on dropping the price even further. It could even be the rumored $99 tablet, but I highly doubt it. If anything, the 8GB Nexus 7 will be dropped to $150. At that price, it would be the most affordable tablet of its quality on the market.
We’ll be sure to hear more details on the 32GB Nexus 7 and more at Google’s Android event next Monday. We’ll be bringing you all the latest updates from the event. Until then, you might want to read up on some of the more interesting Nexus rumors to get an idea of what to expect.
[h/t: Droid Life]