CompareComparing...

Asus : Nexus 7 Sales Approach 1 Million Per Month

Now Reading
Asus : Nexus 7 Sales Approach 1 Million Per Month

Browse This Page

nexus 7

Sales of Google and Asustek’s Nexus 7 tablet have steadily increased since its launch, and are now near 1 million units per month.

Asustek Chief Financial Officer David Chang told The Wall Street Journal that Nexus 7 sales have grown from a start of about 500,000 units in the first month. In the latest month of sales, the number was “close to 1 million.”

[quote]David Chang said , “At the beginning, it was, for instance, 500K units a month, then maybe 600, 700K. This latest month, it was close to 1 million.”[/quote]

Even though Apple sold some 14 million iPad for this quarter, 3 million devices for the quarter is a pretty big number for Google’s tiny tablet. Asus also showed a 43 percent jump in net profits — $230 million compared to $160 million last year, says the report.

The Nexus 7 and Kindle Fire face stiff competition from Apple’s new 7.9-inch iPad mini, which will go on sale this Friday. The iPad mini has a starting price of $329, which places it at a premium over the $199 entry price of the Kindle Fire HD and Nexus 7.

Late Monday, Google also released an upgraded version of the Nexus 7. The $199 version now has 16GB space while there’s another 32GB version with 3G for $299. Wi-Fi only 32GB Nexus 7 will cost $249.

The original 8GB Nexus 7 has been discontinued. The new version runs pure Google Android OS version 4.2 aka Jelly Bean.

What's your reaction?
Awesome
0%
Epic
0%
Like
I Want This
0%
Meh
0%
About The Author
Shivaank Rana
Shivaank Rana

iGyaan’s Carlos Santana! Shivaank loves Apple products! He stays up to date with the latest happenings of the tech world and gets his hands dirty with the latest Gadgets! Follow Him on Google Plus : Google+

  • Ramchandra Sh

    I already have nexus 7..tab …before it is released in india !!!!…and it is the best tab I have ever used…superb tab !!!!!

  • P?i??? Jamir

    Can u please review the lava e tab

  • sunnymitra2007

    But when will it be launched in India?????

  • Rocky Mirza

    when the lenovo phones are coming in indian market???any idea bharat?

  • Shashank Chaudhary

    coming to india this diwali!

  • Akash Sukhija

    and still they haven’t started selling in India officially… Bastards….