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Source: Google Nexus Tablet is 'done deal,' possibly at $149

Written by Andre Yoskowitz (Google+) @ 16 Mar 2012 18:49 User comments (9)

Source: Google Nexus Tablet is 'done deal,' possibly at $149 At CES this year, Asus revealed their MeMo tablet, a 7-inch quad-core beast that the company was set to sell for $249.
Today, sources are claiming that the MeMo will actually end up being the Google Nexus Tablet, and the price tag will be significantly lower.

According to a "senior employee at a supply chain company based in the United States," the Nexus Tablet is a "done deal" and will retail for either $149 or $199.

To get to that price tag, however, Asus will be stripping the quad-core Tegra 3 out of the tablet and replacing it with a dual-core Texas Instruments OMAP 4.

If accurate, the device will launch at the CTIA Wireless show on May 8th and come with the latest version of Android 4.x Ice Cream Sandwich.

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9 user comments

116.3.2012 19:01

Booooo this s*cks! i want quad for $250



216.3.2012 19:12

Quad core 149 tablet and u can take a significant market share from the iPad which is all google cares about or needs to make money.

316.3.2012 19:16

Originally posted by plutonash:
Quad core 149 tablet and u can take a significant market share from the iPad which is all google cares about or needs to make money.
It can't be built (at this point in time) so no point even thinking about it.

416.3.2012 19:19

All was fine and dandy, then you took the muscle out of it.


Oh, Im sorry... Did the middle of my sentence interrupt the beginning of yours?

516.3.2012 19:20

"Hey, I have a great new PC at a great price... but we are sticking a Pentium chip in it."


Oh, Im sorry... Did the middle of my sentence interrupt the beginning of yours?

616.3.2012 21:16

Gosh you girls sure wine alot! -.- who cares its DUAL CORE. plenty of power for your little tablet.

717.3.2012 0:49

Originally posted by elitepunk:
Gosh you girls sure wine alot! -.- who cares its DUAL CORE. plenty of power for your little tablet.
Not for my Prime :-p


817.3.2012 2:01

Originally posted by i1der:
Originally posted by elitepunk:
Gosh you girls sure wine alot! -.- who cares its DUAL CORE. plenty of power for your little tablet.
Not for my Prime :-p
Agree 100%

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918.3.2012 13:01

I honestly don't see how they couldn't keep the exact same profit margin, and simply sell this tablet for exactly how much more the quad-Tegra 3 would cost. If not quad, at least the difference between the Tegra 3 dual-core and the OMAP 4.

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