Press release from Business Wire
GameStop to Sell the New Google Nexus 7 Tablet
Wednesday, July 24, 2013
GameStop to Sell the New Google Nexus 7 Tablet13:23 EDT Wednesday, July 24, 2013
GRAPEVINE, Texas (Business Wire) -- GameStop (NYSE: GME), the world's largest multichannel retailer of video games, has again expanded its mobile electronics business by offering the newest tablet from Google. The brand new Google Nexus 7 tablet will be available in both 16 GB and 32 GB models. The Nexus 7 will feature Android Jelly Bean 4.3, the latest Android OS, a front and rear-facing camera, the sharpest 7” tablet screen ever and will be available for $229 (16 GB) and $269 (32 GB) on July 30. Consumers can purchase the new Nexus 7 at all U.S. GameStop stores and online at www.GameStop.com.
“We are happy to partner with Google to carry the next installment of their Nexus 7 tablet,” said Joe Gorman, vice president, of mobile at GameStop. “The original Nexus 7 was a great success for both GameStop and Google, and we are excited to continue this success as the 7-inch tablet and Android market continue to grow.”
For a limited time, GameStop customers can take advantage of 30% extra in-store credit on any items traded towards the purchase of the new Nexus 7. This includes trades of games, systems and accessories, as well as smartphones and Android tablets. Get $325 in-store credit for your iPad® or $65 for your Android tablet (includes 30% extra in-store credit). In-store credit values are based on model, memory size and physical condition. GameStop also offers a recycling option to help consumers properly dispose of non-working or damaged tablets.
To learn more about GameStop's latest tablet offerings, visit www.GameStop.com/Tablets.
About GameStop Corp.
GameStop Corp. (NYSE: GME), a Fortune 500 and S&P 500 company headquartered in Grapevine, Texas, is the world's largest multichannel video game retailer. GameStop's global retail network and family of brands include 6,544 company-operated stores in 15 countries and online at www.GameStop.com. The network also includes: www.Kongregate.com, a leading browser-based game site; Game Informer® magazine, the leading multi-platform video game publication; Spawn Labs, a streaming technology company; a digital PC game distribution platform available at www.GameStop.com/pc; and an online consumer electronics trade-in platform available at www.BuyMyTronics.com.
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