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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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Truth in advertising
By lowsidex2 on 8/21/2011 8:40:31 AM , Rating: 2
I hope they are explaining to the average buyer these are discontinued to limited future support and software. Not everyone buying a tablet will know this. All they will see is the cheap price.




RE: Truth in advertising
By Piiman on 8/22/2011 10:52:11 AM , Rating: 2
I'm sure they are wondering why and I know BB is telling people since they are selling them with no returns. Seriously the average user will not even care as long as they can check their email. If i gave one to my mother she would probably never look at the app store or every even think about a firmware upgrade. She would never know or care.


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