So how many Nexus 7 tablets did Google sell?

10 thoughts on “So how many Nexus 7 tablets did Google sell?”

  1. I’m pretty sure Google only books revenue on Nexus 7 tablets sold directly by them. Other retailers get their shipments from Asus, and I don’t think Google books any revenue for those… these analysts should probably clarify.

      1. Actually, several Nvidia analysts misunderstood the implications and came out with negative commentary on Nvidia following these comments from the Google analysts. They took it to mean that the 700K-1M estimate accounts for all Nexus 7’s sold, and then further argued that this was evidence that Nvidia is set to fall far short of their revenue guidance for Tegra 3.

        See http://blogs.barrons.com/techtraderdaily/2012/10/19/nvda-fbr-cuts-to-hold-pc-air-pocket-outweighs-tegra-wins/

        Nvidia went down 6% on Friday seemingly on this news and AMD’s horrible quarter. When in fact I believe 700K-1M direct web sales by Google is actually a positive datapoint for overall Nexus 7 sales.

    1. I was going to say the same thing, but you beat me to it. How much PROFIT did they make from this product? Also, if the idea is to make money from the services such as media and apps, how much did they make from that? People are speculating whether Apple will meet the pricing of the Nexus or the Kindle Fire with their iPad mini/air, but why would they when these devices are sold at cost? I have to believe investors will demand more from Google on this when their other hardware venture Motorola is losing money.

    2. Amazon sells almost everything at zero cost. Is Amazon not impressive? It’s a 100B EV company – that’s impressive enough for me. Google isn’t a hardware company, they don’t aspire to make maximum profit off their devices. They want Android ubiquity so they can dominate mobile search — a very very profitable business.

  2. Microsoft in six months will equal that number, Apple will equal that number 4 hours with the seven inch iPad. Google will be a distant number three in nine months.

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