Google Nexus Q gets torn down, expensive because it's made in the USA

The Google Nexus Q media streamer is a gorgeous black gleaming ball that will fit perfectly every home, but one thing that won’t fit you so much is the price Google is asking for it…
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39 Comments

19. iamcc

Posts: 1319; Member since: Oct 07, 2011

Depends. If it was an Apple product, they would probably still charge $299 just for the higher profit margin.

23. TROLL.ISAHA

Posts: 535; Member since: Mar 28, 2012

Depends all so to the build quality and the use of Kevlar cones like B&W speakers....

18. Republican

Posts: 99; Member since: Apr 05, 2012

American workers are over educated, lazy, spoiled and expensive. And worst of all, they like to form unions. Google should follow the Apple model and manufacture more, not less in China, the new land of opportunity. God bless the Free Markets.

22. TROLL.ISAHA

Posts: 535; Member since: Mar 28, 2012

The racist and prejudice got unbanned... GOD BLESS US ALL.....!!!

20. dirtydirty00

Posts: 428; Member since: Jan 21, 2011

WHAT IS IT!???

21. beillax

Posts: 24; Member since: Aug 03, 2011

Not a Google fan but I am a fan of things made in the USA! We need more things made here!!

26. MorePhonesThanNeeded

Posts: 645; Member since: Oct 23, 2011

Nice experiment by google, we all know that manufacturing anything in the USA is going to drive up the cost. It's going to be reflected in the price and cost to manufacturer by lowering net profit per item.

33. InspectorGadget80 unregistered

I'd rather BUY PRODUCST made here IN THE U.S.A than in CHINA

38. Jonathan41

Posts: 532; Member since: Mar 22, 2012

I getting one of these! Made in the USA+Awesome+Google=My $300 Dollars. This thing will be awesome for our living room!
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