[Rumor] Quad-core Google Nexus Tablet for $199 to be made by Asus?

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  1. RedTarget

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    ... I can't seem to find the pre-order button anywhere... lol!

    Yeah, i'd have to say I'd order one. I have a 10" tablet and as much as I like it, having a 7" tablet would be a bit more portable. Especially if it's a Quad Core Tegra 3 nexus device. I'm sure that the amount of onboard memory is not going to be very high, so as long as there's a SD slot I think it would be perfect.
     
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    200 bucks? I'd buy in a heartbeat! I'd rather have a 10.1 inch one though for a legit keyboard dock.. but oh well. DancingNexus
     
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    I'd definitely buy one, maybe two for the kids if this were legit. I've been seriously considering getting a Prime for awhile. Although, I don't see ASUS cannibalizing their own Transformer sales by completely undercutting their own branded product for the sake of El Goog. It just doesn't make sense. If Google wants to release their own Nexus tablet, Motorola seems a more likely partner since Moto tablets have been all but non-existent in the sales category. The Xoom didn't do well because it was overpriced and the Xyboards, well the name speaks for itself. If that happens I'll have to think long and hard before buying another Moto product.
     
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    Agreed. But Asus might be willing to take a loss or lower profits to capitalize on the hype and promotion surrounding the next Google Nexus tablet. The Prime and Transformer are on the cutting edge, but making a Nexus would put Asus in front of a lot of consumers and also legitimatize the brand as I suspect they are still largely unknown to the average consumer. Basically take a hit to capture market share.
     
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    Name the time & place i will be there @ release

    I cant wait i already have 200$ set aside for this beutiful tablet ...this will make apple all fuzzy inside when they see this
     
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    I agree with you on this one man this would be awsome if it had a sd card slot
     
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    Asus? Nexus? Tablet (or table)? Yes, please.

    My TFP is a beast, if you made it a Nexus tablet, I would throw my money at Google/ASUS. haha
     
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    If I were Google, I would sell them for $100, just to piss off apple. Or have they patented being assholes too.
     
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    Is your transformer rooted?

    I just bought the keyboard for it and first week the screen went red. It broke. So I had to return it because it beyond repair and I had to sell my keyboard.
     
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    I don't see this happening. Fun rumor though. I think that if you want to buy a sub 7" tablet, buy a Kindle Fire or Nook and root it.
     
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    Doesn't ASUS already use vanilla ICS on their Transformer Prime? Plus, their updates are pretty good and frequent. Though I have to say, I'd probably like a 7" tablet more. The Prime we have is mostly my wife's and I find it to be a little large at times.
     
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    It's more or less "vanilla" with some asus stuff thrown in, but it didn't come with an unlocked bootloader, although asus released the unlock tool recently (with voided warranty included)