China blocks Google Nexus 7 imports
11th Sep 2012 | 21:36
Is it payback?
According to a recent report, China is shutting the Nexus 7 out of the country by stalling on approving importation of the tablet.
Google and China have an increasingly icy relationship, and this may just be the latest power play by a country known for its unilateral censorship.
In March 2010, Google took its search engine out of Chinese borders because, it said, China was forcing the Mountain View, Calif.-based company to self-censor its results.
No Nexus 7 for you
Without governmental approval, the Nexus 7 will have a hard time breaking into the world's most populated nation.
Though China's got a host of native vendors, consumers there may miss getting their hands on a tab TechRadar was thoroughly impressed by.
Read more about the Nexus 7 in our hands on review.
Via Hot Hardware