Google Nexus 7 $25 Play Store promo ends September 30

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The Nexus 7 tablet is, in and of itself, a great deal for some awesome Android hardware, as I found in my review. However, to make the deal even sweeter, Google has been offering a $25 Play Store credit to users who purchase the device. This is to encourage users to buy from the Play Store, and hopefully begin using the entire Google ecosystem. Unfortunately, that promotion won’t last forever, as we just found out today.

According to an official Google Nexus tweet, the promotional offer will be ending on September 30, less than two weeks from now. Nothing will change with the Nexus; users just won’t get the extra $25 credit when they buy the tablet after the cutoff date.

Some seem to think that this move could be in preparation for the release of a 3G Nexus 7, but I don’t really think so. Even if that tablet is in fact in the works, I think this is simply Google ending a promotion that they realistically couldn’t have continued forever. Anyways, the countdown should provide a good incentive for buyers on the fence to pick up a tablet, whether you buy one or win one.

[Android Central]
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Aaron Orquia

Aaron Orquia is an associate editor at Pocketables. He has been using Android and Linux since he bought his first computer years ago, and his interest in technology, software, and tweaking both to work just right has only grown stronger since then. His current gadgets include a OnePlus One, a Pebble smartwatch, and an Acer C720 Chromebook.

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