[Deal] HTC takes 40% off the Nexus 9 and throws in a free keyboard

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The Nexus 9, which was launched in late 2014, is still being sold as Google has positioned the Pixel C as a high-end tablet belonging to another line that is just getting started. So, for people wanting an premium-yet-affordable tablet with stock Android, the Nexus 9 remains the most logical choice (unless you’re a gamer).

When the tablet hit the market, pricing started at $399 for a base model with 16GB of internal storage. And the 32GB model raised the price up to $479. Need a LTE signal for use away from a WiFi connection? The LTE model that comes with 32GB of internal storage is priced at $599. Today, though, you can save big on any model of the Nexus 9. Through HTC’s weekly Hot Deals promotion, the Nexus 9 has a 40% discount and a free Logitech keyboard is being included if you get the LTE model.

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Huawei, Best Buy, and Newegg join Amazon in selling the GX8

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At the end of last week, Huawei’s somewhat new GX8 became available in the United States through Amazon. Now, the phone, which costs $349 off-contract, can be bought through an additional three retailers as Huawei is expanding their reach in the country. Huawei itself along with Best Buy and Newegg are joining Amazon in selling the GX8 to U.S. consumers.

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OnePlus 2 is permanently discounted to $349/£249

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If you’ve thought of buying a OnePlus 2, but the $389 price tag was a little too rich for you, today could be the day you have been waiting for. OnePlus announced a little earlier today that the OnePlus 2 will be permanently reduced in price to $349/£249/€345, giving a saving of $40/£40/€54. And, if you purchased the handset at the higher price in the last 15 days, don’t fret, OnePlus has promised to refund the difference.

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Panasonic launches the 5-inch Eluga Turbo in India for Rs. 10,999

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It’s rare that a day goes by without the announcement of a new smartphone in India. This time, it’s Panasonic taking the wraps off of the Eluga Turbo that packs Dual-SIM support, 3GB of RAM, and a 5-inch HD display for Rs. 10,999 ($162). The Eluga Turbo will be available to buy on January 27th from the Indian retailer, Snapdeal. Join us after the break for a rundown on the specifications of Panasonic’s latest smartphone. Read more