How to Buy a Google Nexus 7

Like if this Guide is helpful
How to Buy a Google Nexus 7

Tablet PC's are becoming the most sought after devices as they are extremely easy to use and allow the user to carry lots of media around with them and browse the internet on high quality screens in a whole manner of places. There are lots of tablets on the market and Google have got in on the act by introducing the Google Nexus 7. The Asus built product uses an Android Based Operating System and is a fantastic alternative to its competitors; the iPad and the Kindle. The Google Nexus and related products are all available in the Electronics section on eBay.

What is the Google Nexus 7?

The Google Nexus 7 is a tablet based PC which is made by Asus and uses the Android 4.1 Operating System. Unlike the iPad, the Google Nexus' software allows for users to buy media from a large number of sources so they can chop and change the settings of the tablet to give the users more freedom. Media like games, music and applications can be found on the Google Play platform. The device is in direct competition with theiPad and Kindle Fire HD and it more than holds its own.

Google Nexus 7 Features

The Google Nexus is a fantastic piece of technology and has a long list of great features. Some of its best features are in the table below:




7" 1280 x 800 (216 ppi)


198.5 x 120 x 10.45 mm

340g (Wi-Fi Only), 347 g (32 GB + Mobile data)


1.2 MP front-facing camera


Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n


NFC (Android Beam)

Processor and memory

16 GB or 32 GB internal storage


NVIDIA® Tegra® 3 quad-core processor


Android 4.2 (Jelly Bean)

4,325 mAh battery






The Google Nexus 7 is brilliant for a number of activities. Some of the things you can do on the Nexus are:

· Browse the Internet using superfast Google Chrome

· Play a whole host of Android based games and buy them on Google Play

· Watch videos and stream online content with ease

· Play a whole libraries worth of music with the Nexus' easy to use music player

· Create documents and presentations while on the move

· Read a whole range of books and newspapers by downloading various applications on Google Play

· Take good looking photos and videos with the 1.2MP camera and edit photos with editing software

The Google Nexus can be significantly cheaper than its competitors without sacrificing any quality. The Nexus has won various awards for innovation, and is a brilliant choice for most people. When choosing a Google Nexus 7, it is important to consider the following:

  • Condition - Be sure to read the item descriptions carefully to be totally sure what condition the item is in. If you have any questions about the condition or quality of the product be sure to ask the seller a question for your own piece of mind before purchasing.
  • Price - Prices can vary greatly on eBay so it is a good idea to have a good search before committing to a product as there can be some serious bargains to be had that other bidders may have missed.
  • Accessories - Most tablets will come with a USB lead which can be used to charge the device and upload media. Some Google Nexus 7's on eBay will come with some accessories to improve the deal so be sure to look out for packages.

· Factor Postage and Packaging costs into the final cost

How to Buy a Google Nexus 7 on eBay

Find a great range of Google Nexus 7 tablets on eBay by clicking on the All Categories button on the eBay homepage. Then click on the Electronics section to start searching for Nexus' by clicking on the filters on the left hand side. From here, the selection of tablets and accessories can be further narrowed by type, brand, condition, or price range.

You can buy a Google Nexus 7 in the following ways:

  • Bidding - Bid for the Google Nexus you want with your best offer for that item. You can increase any offer at any time until the item listing has finished. The bidder with the best offer will then be the owner of the tablet after they have paid for it.
  • Buy it Now'- Find the Google Nexus you like and buy it at a ‘Buy it Now' price. Searches can be filtered by auction and ‘Buy it Now' posts in the search results page on the left hand side of the page.

Look out for the latest deals on the Google Nexus tablet by checking in the ‘Electronics' section where some fantastic discounts are to be found, along with free postage costs.


The Google Nexus 7 is one of the best tablets available on the market and can be used for hour of entertainment. There is a large range of these tablets available on eBay at great prices. Take a look at the Electronics section on eBay to bid on and buy a Google Nexus 7.

Have something to share, create your own Guide... Write a Guide
Explore more Guides