Leaked screenshot confirms $229 starting price for new Google Nexus 7
0. phoneArena 17 Jul 2013, 12:19 posted on
Last month, we passed along some information about the next-generation Google Nexus 7 tablet; on Wednesday, some of that information was confirmed by a leaked screenshot that revealed alleged pricing information for the slate. According to the leak, the 16GB model will be priced at $229 while the 32GB variant will cost you $269...
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1. _Bone_ (Posts: 2154; Member since: 29 Oct 2012)
Google is an online ads company, so it would make perfect sense to get rid of the WiFi only / cellular separation and include all the antennas bumping prices a little - and it's very possible that the $229-$269 offer means exactly that. Looking awesome!
2. KazEmpire (Posts: 39; Member since: 07 Nov 2011)
Thank GOD they abandoned the 8GB Version this year.
17. phil2n (Posts: 487; Member since: 30 Apr 2012)
thumbs up for this comment and for this avatar
3. apple4never (Posts: 1064; Member since: 08 May 2013)
dam at this price and specs sheet with pure android, this thing and the 10 should just dominate this year
4. xperiaDROID (banned) (Posts: 5629; Member since: 08 Mar 2013)
$229-$269....The price is just...AWESOME! Bring it on, Asus!
6. roldefol (Posts: 4310; Member since: 28 Jan 2011)
That's the way to do it. Price it well below the iPad mini and equip it better than similarly priced Galaxy Tabs. Make yourself THE highest tablet value.
9. HeWhoDoesNothing (Posts: 157; Member since: 15 Jul 2013)
I think I'm definitely buying a Nexus -- THIS Nexus this year.
11. roldefol (Posts: 4310; Member since: 28 Jan 2011)
With an iPad in the household already, I don't think I could justify the purchase of a Nexus 7. It'll be very very tempting though, especially with the FHD screen.
12. HeWhoDoesNothing (Posts: 157; Member since: 15 Jul 2013)
Not the case here! It'll be my first!
15. roldefol (Posts: 4310; Member since: 28 Jan 2011)
I keep waffling on the idea of a 7" tablet or e-reader. Something to read and write with, but small enough to stash in an overcoat pocket. I've waited for prices to come down and quality to come up, and now you can get an FHD tablet for what people paid for an e-ink Kindle a few years back. Pretty impressive.
18. HeWhoDoesNothing (Posts: 157; Member since: 15 Jul 2013)
I *fear* it will only get better :)
5. Astian (Posts: 5; Member since: 03 Jul 2013)
But when the 16gb launched in India it will be priced around 350USD.What the f***?
7. vaibhavaggarwal (Posts: 44; Member since: 05 Jul 2013)
are the bottom 3 devices the same thing?
8. guest (Posts: 338; Member since: 13 Jun 2012)
Probably wifi or non wifi only versions or maybe even different colors!
10. pinball00 (Posts: 22; Member since: 21 Sep 2012)
been using nexus 7 for more then a year now best gadget ever looking forward for nexus 2.7
14. InspectorGadget80 (unregistered)
Excellent glad I skipped the first nexus.
16. ardent1 (Posts: 2000; Member since: 16 Apr 2011)
With Barnes & Nobles blowing out their Nooks HD and HD+ at $149, it's going to be tough sellung at $229, the different spec's notwithstanding.