- 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 Holidays."
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
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
Janet Eger Vice President, Public Relations Indigo Books & Music Inc.
Lisa Huie Manager, Public Relations Indigo Books & Music Inc. 416-646-8926
SOURCE: Indigo Books & Music Inc.
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