ASUS, Google offering price protection for recent Nexus 7 buyers

When both ASUS and Google announced that their popular Nexus 7 tablet was getting slightly refreshed with new storage capacities at the same price points as before, some recent buyers were naturally pretty upset. After all, they could’ve spent $50 less to get a 16GB model, or gotten 32GB of storage for the same price.

Thankfully, the companies feel their pain: starting today, both ASUS and Google will be refunding some buyers of the $250 16GB model who purchased it before the price drop. In the UK, buyers can expect a voucher of ₤25 to spend in the ASUS store, while the rest of Europe will get €30. Meanwhile, US-based buyers will be getting a refund of $50 from Google.

To request your voucher or refund, hit up the either the ASUS (Europe) or Google (US) source links below. You’ve got until November 30 to get your application in.

[ASUS | Google | TabletGuide (translated) via The Verge]
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3 thoughts on “ASUS, Google offering price protection for recent Nexus 7 buyers

  • November 9, 2012 at 2:54 pm

    If only this was applicable to my tablet. I have an 8GB Nexus, and I’ve only really been able to use it a couple of weeks since I had to send it back for screen life. So, not only did I pay $225 for it (with tax and shipping), I didn’t even get to use it for much longer than other users. Still, even at $225 the Nexus is great, I just wish mine had more storage.

  • November 12, 2012 at 7:40 am

    what about all the 8GB tablets… that just doesn’t sound right :(

  • November 12, 2012 at 7:42 am

    please update your article. offer is only valid for purchased made 15 days prior to price drop!

    from google site:
    ” Nexus 7 (16GB version only) purchases from Devices on Google Play are currently eligible for Price Protection if the purchase was made on or after October 14, 2012. If your purchase is eligible, we’ll refund the difference in price within 14 days of your request.”


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