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This article was published on July 23, 2012

As sales surge, Google debuts its first Nexus 7 commercial

As sales surge, Google debuts its first Nexus 7 commercial
Jon Russell
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Jon Russell was Asia Editor for The Next Web from 2011 to 2014. Originally from the UK, he lives in Bangkok, Thailand. You can find him on T Jon Russell was Asia Editor for The Next Web from 2011 to 2014. Originally from the UK, he lives in Bangkok, Thailand. You can find him on Twitter, Angel List, LinkedIn.

On the back of a warm reception and promising sales, Google has stepped up promotion of its Nexus 7 tablet after the search giant published its first video advert — ‘Nexus 7: Camping’  — which features a father and son venturing out into the woods for some good old bonding with, of course, the tablet device.

What’s that you say? Why would anyone take a WiFi only tablet camping…click play to see.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qqiSE-ukmgc

Google began shipping pre-orders for the tablet two weeks ago and it last week clarified the status of orders for all would-be owners after seeing “incredible demand”.

Looking for more information about the Nexus 7? Read TNW’s review from Drew Olanoff:

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