Google may be planning $99 Nexus 7 tablet

By Rick
Dec 20, 2012
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  1. Get your salt shakers ready. According to unnamed sources from Shenzhen-based supplier O-Film Tech (via Digitimes), the Google Nexus 7 may be in for a very substantial price drop. Purportedly, the Asus-made tablet could dip as low as $99, making...

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  2. MilwaukeeMike

    MilwaukeeMike TS Evangelist Posts: 2,729   +1,093

    $99, wow, that's uh, great. The Nexus 4 is only $350, but of course, that's just what is says on the webpage. Right under the price are the words 'Not in Stock'.

    I'd buy one tomorrow for $99... but if they do drop the price this low they'll probably be near impossible to find.
  3. Nima304

    Nima304 TS Guru Posts: 365   +81

    It's a good thing I decided not to buy this just yet, then. A price cut of that magnitude would be incredible.
  4. ShadowDeath

    ShadowDeath TS Enthusiast Posts: 78   +12

    They may just build one with lower specs to be sold at $100. The lack of HDMI has killed these devices for me.
  5. Most likely just the 8gb version. They've already dropped prices on all other models. This wouldnt be any more of a loss.
  6. You are one of 1% users that want HDMI. The HDMI is useless for us, the 99% users.
    avoidz likes this.
  7. avoidz

    avoidz TS Guru Posts: 456   +54

    I'd definitely be interested at that price point.
  8. cmbjive

    cmbjive TS Booster Posts: 777   +137

    At that price point I'd get four. Everyone in the family would have their own.
  9. ShadowDeath

    ShadowDeath TS Enthusiast Posts: 78   +12

    I can live with that. I want a Nexus 10 for various reasons and that's one of them.

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