- Acclaimed Tablet from Google Now Available at Indigo and Chapters -
TORONTO, Nov. 7, 2012 /CNW/ - The new 32GB Nexus 7 tablet ($269.99) now available at Indigo and Chapters stores nationally and
online at indigo.ca, is a full-fledged Android™ tablet built by ASUS to offer the best
Google experience. The Nexus 7 - a state-of-the-art multi-tasking
Android™ tablet - joins the suite of Kobo eReader devices also available at Indigo including Kobo Glo, Kobo Mini and Wired
Magazine's 2012 Editor's Pick for Best eReader the Kobo Touch.
"We're excited to add a premium device like the Nexus 7 to our suite of
popular devices," notes Greg Taylor, Director, Electronics &
Entertainment, Indigo Books & Music Inc. "With the Nexus 7 we continue
to offer Canadians affordable and sought-after gift ideas in time for
The Nexus 7 by Google delivers a full Android™ tablet experience where
users can read eBooks, play their favourite games, video chat, explore
millions of songs, finish a presentation or watch HD content in
stunning clarity. With Android™ 4.1 Jelly Bean, the Nexus 7 allows for
easy sharing of apps videos, games, contacts and more. Thinner, lighter
and more portable than other 7" tablets, the Nexus 7 also delivers up
to 9 hours of HD video playback, up to 10 hours of web browsing and up
to 10 hours of eReading for multi-taskers on-the-go.
Indigo - the experts who created the global eReading service Kobo -
delivers the best in eReaders, tablets and trend-right accessories in-store and online this Holiday season. Gift seekers looking to match
the right device with the gift recipients on their list can receive
gift recommendations and device advice when sending queries via Twitter
with the hashtag #HoHoHoIndigo. Online shoppers at indigo.ca can have the Nexus 7 wrapped for free and shipped almost anywhere
across Canada for free too.
About Indigo Books & Music Inc.
With books always at our heart and soul at Indigo we are about telling
stories and creating experiences. Indigo is Canada's largest purveyor
of ideas and inspiration to enrich your life, with books, specialty
toys, gifts and lifestyle enhancing products that affordably offer
intrinsic quality, beauty and timeless design. Indigo is a publicly
traded Canadian company listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange (IDG). As
the largest book and specialty retailer in Canada, Indigo operates in
all provinces under different banners including Indigo Books & Music;
Indigo Books, Gifts, Kids; IndigoSpirit, Chapters, The World's Biggest
Bookstore, and Coles. The online channel, www.indigo.ca, features books, eBooks, toys, music and DVDs, and hosts the award
winning Indigo Online Community.
Indigo Books & Music Inc. founded the Indigo Love of Reading Foundation in 2004 to address the underfunding of public schools, their libraries
and the resulting literacy crisis. Every year the Indigo Love of
Reading Foundation commits $1.5 million to high-needs elementary
schools so they can rebuild their libraries with the purchase of new
books and education resources. The annual Adopt a School program
brings Canadian communities together to raise additional funds putting
thousands more books into the hands of children at hundreds more
elementary schools annually. To date the Indigo Love of Reading
Foundation has committed more than $13 million to more than 500 schools
SOURCE: Indigo Books & Music Inc.
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Vice President, Public Relations
Indigo Books & Music Inc.
Manager, Public Relations
Indigo Books & Music Inc.