Competitive pricing, however, remains elusive for the Play Store. From music to movies, the best deal for media is often elsewhere. Textbooks are no exception, as established booksellers like Amazon have Google handled soundly.
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Both the 16GB and 32GB versions are there, listed at $229 and $269, respectively. The new Nexus 7 is a marked improvement over the original, and just a touch more expensive. A starting price of $229 is still really impressive, though.
Google Play Textbooks promises to be a well rounded program
To save students from lugging around “400 page doorstops”, Play Textbooks offers the same functionality in a tiny form factor. You can take notes in the book, highlight sections, bookmark pages, and research words or phrases, just like you can with all other Play Books. You can even switch into “night mode”!