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Fire sale on HP Touch Pads is already live in Canada

Now this may be a hard deal for many to pass up, even though HP is discontinuing webOS and its hardware products. But HP will begin selling the 16GB TouchPad for $99 starting tomorrow. Likewise, the 32GB model will sell for just $50 more. 

According to the original poster, who happens to be a SlickDeals editor, we don't have any idea when the deal will start tomorrow in the U.S., but keep your eyes open and watch out for HP's server to catch on fire as people rush to purchase $99 tablets.

And for those that doubt the price cut, Future Shop (a Canadian subsidiary of Best Buy) has already dropped their price to $99. So for our Canadian readers out there, have fun while everyone in the U.S. waits for the sale to come online.

Updated @ 8:23pm EST

PreCentral grabbed a memo that HP sent to its affiliates which confirms the deal:

HP will be lowering the price of the TouchPad beginning Saturday 8/20/11. This is the lowest price ever for the TouchPad so please post it as soon as it goes live.

16GB TouchPad- $99; 32GB TouchPad - $149



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Just placed my order at HP.com
By Brandon Hill (blog) on 8/19/2011 10:25:47 PM , Rating: 2
Just placed my order at HP.com using this method:

http://slickdeals.net/forums/showthread.php?p=4181...

Even used a $15 off coupon (SAVE15HP) which brought it to $90.73 with NC sales tax.

WOOT!




RE: Just placed my order at HP.com
By V-Money on 8/19/2011 10:48:49 PM , Rating: 2
Thanks for the link. For some reason only the 32gig came up with the discount, but I ordered one for 152.46 after tax to Cali.


RE: Just placed my order at HP.com
By mpklein13 on 8/19/2011 10:57:35 PM , Rating: 2
Awesome... Just picked up the $99 for $91 (with discount). Now that's a deal!

Now lets get Android on it (didn't research the feasibility - just a dream)


RE: Just placed my order at HP.com
By Chadder007 on 8/19/2011 11:14:56 PM , Rating: 2
OUT OF STOCK!!! NOOOOOOO


RE: Just placed my order at HP.com
By Brandon Hill (blog) on 8/19/2011 11:17:03 PM , Rating: 2
Target.com is OOS too at the lower prices. Guess the rest of you guys will have to wait for Best Buy, Amazon, and Staples to drop their prices.


RE: Just placed my order at HP.com
By GulWestfale on 8/20/2011 3:06:13 PM , Rating: 2
best buy here in montreal said they were out of stock at the moment they opened their door. i know, because i was first in line. they won't let you order online either. i'm guessing corporate told them not to sell at $99, so they can flog them for $350 on ebay later. how can you be out of stock on an overstocked item literally overnight? something's fishy here.


RE: Just placed my order at HP.com
By MrTeal on 8/20/2011 3:44:09 PM , Rating: 2
Future Shop was selling them yesterday, so maybe Best Buy was too?


RE: Just placed my order at HP.com
By GulWestfale on 8/20/2011 4:24:08 PM , Rating: 2
they told me they're all out of stock, looked it up on the computer. they refused to sell me a display model, because "we still need it."

ah well, i didn't really need a tablet anyway. it would have just been a nice thing to have; that's all. i guess i'll wait another year or two until prices come down to netbook levels.


RE: Just placed my order at HP.com
By Taft12 on 8/22/2011 8:46:00 AM , Rating: 3
Employee hoarding. Some Toronto Future Shop employees have already been fired and it's happening at almost every store.


RE: Just placed my order at HP.com
By bbomb on 8/19/2011 11:58:10 PM , Rating: 2
Did you get a confirmation email yet? Those who dont use the coupon are getting them making us wonder if using the coupon code gets the order cancelled.


By Brandon Hill (blog) on 8/19/2011 11:59:16 PM , Rating: 2
No email, but my order is in process online.


RE: Just placed my order at HP.com
By V-Money on 8/20/2011 1:37:12 AM , Rating: 2
No email, but it shows it processing if I log in.


By Brandon Hill (blog) on 8/21/2011 12:48:26 PM , Rating: 2
Just got my confirmation email.


By JasonMick (blog) on 8/20/2011 10:25:27 AM , Rating: 2
Got my 32 GB model w/ Wireless Keyboard, Case, and TouchPad Charger Stand for $260 (normal price $700, so 63% off), including tax, direct from HP.

I figure I'll use webOS until it EOLs then pop the Ice Cream Sandwich source on it (which should be out by then).


RE: Just placed my order at HP.com
By Reclaimer77 on 8/20/2011 4:56:16 PM , Rating: 1
You live in NC too?


RE: Just placed my order at HP.com
By Brandon Hill (blog) on 8/20/2011 11:07:17 PM , Rating: 2
That would be why I paid NC sales tax ;)


RE: Just placed my order at HP.com
By Reclaimer77 on 8/21/11, Rating: 0
By Brandon Hill (blog) on 8/21/2011 6:40:02 PM , Rating: 2
My wife is actually from Matthews, so I'm in the area every few months or so.


RE: Just placed my order at HP.com
By spread on 8/20/2011 8:53:17 PM , Rating: 2
quote:
Even used a $15 off coupon (SAVE15HP)


You gloriously cheap bastard.


By Brandon Hill (blog) on 8/20/2011 11:06:53 PM , Rating: 2
I wouldn't have it any other way :-)


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