HP is discontinuing the TouchPad and so it is selling off it’s inventory for almost 80% off. The $499 TouchPad is now available for $99 and the $599 touchpad is now available for $149.
As of the time of this post (8:13 AM 8/21/2011), the following is the availability of the HP TouchPad:
- 16 GB HP TouchPad: available at BestBuy for $99 + $9 shipping + tax: http://tinyurl.com/43u28mo
- 32 GB HP TouchPad: available at HP Small Business for $149 + $0 shipping + tax: http://tinyurl.com/3stl5rc or http://tinyurl.com/3edf835
Useful note: Check out this slickdeals page for the most up to date availability info: http://tinyurl.com/3l6b9ml
Things to know before you buy:
- HP is discontinuing the TouchPad but not WebOS. The units you buy will have warranty but cannot be returned.
- The HP App Store is not too bad
- In the future, people are expecting a port/fix which will allow users to install Android on the TouchPad
Happy Shopping and all the best!!! 🙂