Way to go Google - screw all those other Android tablet makers!!!!
Google’s profit on every Nexus 7 tablet sold: $0
“When it gets sold through the Play store,” Rubin told All Things D. “There’s
no profit margin, it just basically gets [sold] through.”
Rubin also confirmed that Google is absorbing all marketing costs surrounding
the new Nexus 7, which could end up resulting in a net loss per unit sold depending
on Google’s marketing and advertising budgets.
When Rubin was asked if he thought this strategy would apply pressure to Google’s
Android partners, his only reply was that “there is plenty of room left for
Android tablet innovation,”