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Google Nexus 7 tablet carries USD 157 BOM

Wednesday 11 July 2012 | 14:26 CET | News
The entry-level model of Google's Nexus 7 tablet, with 8GB memory, carries a bill of materials (BOM) of USD 157, according to preliminary findings from IHS iSuppli. When manufacturing expenses are added, the cost increases to USD 165. The high-end model with 16GB of NAND flash memory has a USD 165 BOM and total cost of USD 172. iSuppli said that Google appears to be trying to compete with Amazon's Kindle Fire, rather than Apple's iPad, due to the similar price points. However, the Nexus 7 has better specifications than the Kindle Fire, the market researcher said. Google's tablet has a

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