Nexus 7 price slashed to $179.99, could this price cut come ahead of a new model?

Nexus 7 price slashed to $179.99, could this price cut come ahead of a new model?
The Google Nexus 7 has become the go-to tablet if you are looking for an affordable compact slate, and now, almost a year since its launch, it is becoming even cheaper. Staples has slashed the price of the 32GB Nexus 7 down to $199, and the 16 gig edition only costs $179.

The price cut seems like a good way to clear stock which is something that retailers would want to do ahead of the launch of a next generation Nexus 7 tablet. We have been hearing about a higher resolution display, a Qualcomm chip and the same rock solid battery life in the new Nexus 7, so it could be coming very soon.

Right now, the Nexus 7 offers a 1280 x 800-pixel LCD display and runs on a Tegra 3 quad-core processor with the latest Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean on board.

Should you get it now? We would stick around a couple of more weeks as chances are the new Nexus tablet is coming at around the same low prices. If you choose to buy now, you definitely should not regret it, though, the tablet is a steal for the money.


source: Android Police

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Nexus 7
  • Display 7.0" 1280 x 800 pixels
  • Camera / 1.2 MP front
  • Processor NVIDIA Tegra 3 T30L, Quad-core, 1300 MHz
  • Storage 8 GB
  • Battery 4325 mAh

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7 Comments

1. PapaSmurf

Posts: 10457; Member since: May 14, 2012

I just bought my Mom a N7 for mothers day for $150. Time to get this one and sell the one I have. :)

2. Jeradiah3

Posts: 1149; Member since: Feb 11, 2010

Id wait and see what happens because either way, you wont be disappointed. I have the 32GB version and I love it. The Next-Gen Nexus7 has to be better than the original to remain one of the best selling tablets on the market

3. o0Exia0o

Posts: 903; Member since: Feb 01, 2013

Good price on this tablet.

4. _Bone_

Posts: 2155; Member since: Oct 29, 2012

Well c'mon already! And you know what? Forget performance, I want the SD600 for the better battery performance. I'm down to it up to $280.

7. Insignificant

Posts: 192; Member since: Sep 22, 2012

The sd600 has worse battery performance than the s4 pro.

5. kcombs

Posts: 275; Member since: Dec 15, 2010

I had a lot of problems with my nexus 7, hope the new one has all the bugs worked out.

6. roldefol

Posts: 4744; Member since: Jan 28, 2011

$20 for double the storage? Why would anyone buy the 16 GB version?

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