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Google sends out emails to announce that it is refunding shipping costs for the Nexus 7 Sleeve

0. phoneArena posted on 15 Aug 2013, 00:41

On Tuesday, we pointed out the ridiculously high shipping price that Google was charging for the official Nexus 7 Sleeve; this is a protective case that you slide your Google Nexus 7 (2013) tablet into and then zipper it up.The only official accessory for the slate available from the Google Play Store, the Nexus 7 Sleeve is priced at $29.99...

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posted on 15 Aug 2013, 02:37

1. skyline88 (Posts: 610; Member since: 15 Jul 2013)

the same sleeve cost about 8 - 10 USD in my country *LOL*

posted on 15 Aug 2013, 08:18

2. ibap (Posts: 785; Member since: 09 Sep 2009)

There are lots of goofy situations where the shipping is a disproportionate amount of the item cost. Ordering any 1 item less than $25 from many places will get you a shipping cost, that if you had any sense, you'd just cancel the whole thing. This one was particularly dumb, but they aren't the only ones to do something like this.

posted on 15 Aug 2013, 13:44

4. ardent1 (Posts: 2000; Member since: 16 Apr 2011)

Btw, the sleeve costs $29.99, which is more than $25.

posted on 15 Aug 2013, 08:29 1

3. PootisMan (Posts: 260; Member since: 02 Aug 2013)

I am glad they did that. Google is awesome!

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