Computerworld – the expected price of the Google Nexus 7 tablet is $199, Google could be spending $130 to $210 for materials and manufacturing costs for each device, according to a preliminary estimate from IHS iSuppli. Google may announce the Nexus 7 at the start of its Google I/O conference tomorrow.
In general, a tablet’s three biggest costs are the screen, the memory and the processor. Together, those three component might make up 60% to 70% of a tablet’s costs, said Jack Gold, an analyst at J. Gold Associates. A tablet’s processor could cost $25 to $50