The HP TouchPad has been selling like hot cakes in the US and Canada while the same frenzied buying is most likely to be repeated in the UK too. This since the price has been brought down to just £89 for the 16 GB TouchPad, a steep decline from the £400 price tag that the WebOS tablet was selling for even just last week. The same in the US is selling for $99 and the TouchPads has been literally flying off the shelves in a manner that has only been seen in the case of the iPad in recent times. TouchPad with 32 GB of on-board memory will cost £115.
Dixons — that operates Currys and PC World in the UK will have the TouchPad online for sale today from 6PM itself while for those who’d like to visit the store themselves will have to wait till the next day.
“Currys & PC World stores: HP Touchpad SALE CONFIRMED FROM TUESDAY AM, Limited Stock £89 for the 16gb and £115 for the 32gb,” revealed a Twitter update from the company.
So those who’d like to pick up a top class tablet for real cheap, well now is the chance and stocks won’t last long. The TouchPad tablet PCs has been vanishing from store shelves ever since the price was dropped to below $100 with many complaining of not having got the tablet, such has been the craze surrounding the TouchPad.
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