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Portable Google Nexus 7 16GB SOLD OUT

Discussion in 'Hardware' started by Harlequin, 23 Jul 2012.

  1. Harlequin

    Harlequin Well-Known Member

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  2. davefelcher

    davefelcher New Member

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    Any idea of sales figures?
    Sold out could just mean Asus didn't make very many.
     
  3. Amsalpedalb

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    Indeed. It could be simply that they're holding the supply back to artificially increase scarcity.
     
  4. Harlequin

    Harlequin Well-Known Member

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    1 million in the first 4 days is the figures mooted
     
  5. loftie

    loftie Well-Known Member

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    Can it not be bought other places?
     
  6. samkiller42

    samkiller42 For i AM Cheesecake!!

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    Asus had the same issue with the Transformer Prime TF201, i had to wait close to a month for delivery of mine due to the low stocks.

    Sam
     
  7. faugusztin

    faugusztin I *am* the guy with two left hands

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    And the point of that would be ? :eyebrow: Asus and Google doesn't make this device to make profit on the device itself, but on the content Google can sell you. If the device is not sold, it doesn't generate profit. Price is pretty much fixed as well. So, can you give me a reason why would be they holding back supply artificially ?
     
  8. davefelcher

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    Well it got us talking about it, good way to generate hype. Agree it sounds rather unlikely though.
     
  9. JTG06

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    I checked 2 different PC World stores some 250 miles apart - both had 6 units delivered on day one. Why, oh why do they make availability so low at launch?

    As I didn't reserve or pre-order, I'll probably be better off waiting for the next tablet from Samsung or Asus.

    Incidentally, does anyone know if or when the Transformer Pad Infinity TF700 will hit the UK?

    Edit - my Googlefail.... UK release date is apparently August for the TF700.
     
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  10. rollo

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    was not many released judging by the difficulty i know a few of my friends had in aquiring it

    pc world in durham and team valley both recieved 6 units all were sold on pre order, They were the only 2 stores to have it in stock around where i live.
     
  11. davefelcher

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    Waste of money, there'll be a newer and better thing merely months away.
     
  12. JTG06

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    Which is exactly what I said :thumb:

     
  13. davefelcher

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    Bah, sarcasm doesn't work in text. I meant after the next thing comes out there'll still be another thing around the corner and so on, rinse, repeat.
    On a related note, just buy the Nexus 7, it's good.
     
  14. faugusztin

    faugusztin I *am* the guy with two left hands

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    Because they started the production late ?

    No offense, but i wouldn't buy any non-Nexus device anymore. My Galaxy Nexus already got 4.1 through OTA. When is your Samsung/Asus tablet/phone getting 4.0 ? :D
     
  15. JTG06

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    The Nexus 7 would be my first tablet (yep, tablet virgin). I like the specs of the Asus TF700 and like the Samsung brand (hope they catch up in the spec's stakes). My HTC phone just got 4.0... literally just a couple of days ago :jawdrop:
     
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    Xahl Your mum's a Dremel

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    My friend ordered one from Google, changed his mind and ordered from Ebuyer; discovered he couldn't cancel the order from Google and subsequently had two delivered. Hog!
     
  18. Elton

    Elton Officially a Whisky Nerd

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