If you were disappointed when Google stopped selling the Nexus 7, this deal on Groupon might make you feel a little better. Groupon is offering a new, not-refurbished 16 GB 2013 Nexus 7 for $149.99. That’s $50 less than Amazon’s price.

That’s the generation 2 model, with a quad-core Snapdragon S4 Pro CPU, 2 gigs of RAM, and a full 1080P display, capable of running Android 5.0 Lollipop without breaking a sweat. Made by Asus, branded by Google. The high-resolution, 323 pixels-per-inch display is one of the best you can get for e-reading short of an e-ink display.

In 2013, this tablet was the gold standard by which all other 7” Android tablets were judged, and it’s still one of the best you can get even now—especially at that price. Frankly, I’d rather have a 7” tablet than a 9”; those bigger tablets are just too unwieldy to use one-handed, but the 7” version is just right.

The offer is good for a little more than six more days, or until supplies run out. Groupon reports that over 5,000 have been sold.

(Source: Gadgetell.)


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