GameStop has announced that it is now ready to take pre-orders for the Google Nexus 7 Android tablet. The company has been selling Android tablets and other gadgets for a while now. With the Nexus 7 tablet being unveiled this week, there's a lot of anticipation centering on the new Google offering. The tablet will be the first to feature Android Jelly Bean, and it will launch mid-July.
The retail price of the tablet will be $249 and starting today; GameStop is taking pre-orders on the tablet at all of its US locations. The best part about pre-ordering the tablet with GameStop is that the company is giving you a 30% trade bonus on all items you trade-in towards the pre-order of the Nexus 7. That extra 30% on trade is good for video game hardware, software, and accessories as well as any eligible Apple gadgets and Android tablets.
Giving you extra money for the stuff you might want to trade towards the new $250 Android tablet should make GameStop one of the better places to pre-order. Trade values will depend on what device you're trading in and the condition of the trade device. Android tablets are bringing up to $250 of in-store credit.