Geek deals 20 off 32GB Nexus 7 tablet

first_imgGoogle has had a long, strange relationship with the mobile device industry, thanks to their Android mobile operating system. In an industry where most hardware is made by a few big players (you know, Samsung, Sony, LG, etc.) and marketed as such, Google was in the odd position of providing the software for all the hardware used industry-wide (excluding Apple of course) and thus in a unique situation if they wanted to introduce their own hardware.They of course did just that and since January 2010 we’ve had the Google Nexus line of products. While Google doesn’t manufacture the Nexus hardware directly, they work closely with the Original Design Manufacturer (ODM) for each product and essentially design it to meet their goals needs.Nexus hardware has always stood out from the rest of the industry at the time of its release, either offering a new standard of hardware specs or a new price point for a particular set of specs. The Nexus 7 tablet, released in mid-2012, was more the latter type of device.While the nitty gritty details of the Nexus 7 may not impress from a purely technological perspective, the combination of the whole package being priced at $249 is quite standout. For half the price of an iPad, you’re getting a 7-inch tablet with 1280×800 IPS screen, Nvidia Tegra 3 quad-core processor, the latest version of Android (4.2), up to 10 hours of battery life, and all the usual tablet features we’ve come to expect these days.The only other tablets that compete in sheer value are the highly customized e-reader versions, namely the Amazon Kindle Fire and Barnes & Noble Nook. These models lack some of the technology found in the Nexus 7, like the powerful processor and Near Field Communication (NFC), but they also sport highly customized and locked down versions of Android, which for the average consumer look nothing like a traditional Android tablet.The Nexus 7 offers a huge bang for the buck at its $249 MSRP, especially now that 32GB of storage is standard on all models, but it is an even more awesome value on sale at $229.99. While $20 isn’t a huge discount, it’s one of a very few and very rare discounts the Nexus 7 has ever gotten, making this an especially hot offer.Nexus 7 32GB Android 4.2 Tablet for $229.99 + free shipping (reg. $249.99) | use coupon RARMNJ1320 | ends soon)Our other top deals:Toshiba Satellite L850-BT3N22 15.6-inch Core i3 Laptop w/Win 8 (Customizable) for $399.99 + free shipping (reg. $699.99 | use coupon CNYL850 | sale ends tonight!)Boston Acoustics SoundWare XS 5.1 Speaker System Special Edition for $299.99 + free shipping (reg. $599.99)Samsung 840 Series 500GB SATA 6Gb/s 7mm SSD for $318 + free shipping (reg. $449.99)last_img

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