Google hasn’t yet unveiled its second-generation Nexus 7 tablet, but the device is already available for preorder from nationwide retailer Best Buy. In line with numerous earlier leaks and rumors, the tablet features an improved 7-inch display with 1920 x 1200-pixel resolution, a 1.5GHz Snapdragon S4 Pro 8064 processor, Adreno 320 graphics, a 5-megapixel camera, 2GB of DDR3LM RAM, 16GB or 32GB of storage, Bluetooth 4.0 and Android 4.3 Jelly Bean. Also in line with earlier reports, the price has gone up — Google’s tablet now starts at $229.99 for the 16GB model while the 32GB version costs $269.99. Additional images of the tablet follow below, and those interested in preordering the new Nexus 7 will find links to Best Buy’s website in the source section.

UPDATE: The preorder pages have now been pulled. Expect them to come back online shortly after Google’s event, which is scheduled to start at noon EDT.

Zach Epstein has worked in and around ICT for more than a decade, first in marketing and business development with two private telcos, then as a writer and editor covering business news, consumer electronics and telecommunications. Zach’s work has been quoted by countless top news publications. He was also recently named one of the world's top-10 “power mobile influencers” by Forbes, as well as one of Inc. Magazine's top-30 Internet of Things experts.