Well, on Friday night we were informed about the note that HP sent out to there retailers. We saw that Best Buy Canada ws already selling the TouchPad for cheap; 16GB for $99 and 32GB for $149.99 . Well BestBuy US is having that same sale, across the Nation. The sale is both online in stores. The issue is that they are quite hard to find. As You Can See They Are Sold Out Online From BestBuy. So, the best chance you have is to go out to your local BestBuy Store and hope for the best, that is if you want the TouchPad. Under this post you can see BestBuy’s HP TouchPad FAQ’s. If You Would Like To View Them On BestBuy’s Website, Click Here. (They May Be Updated After This Post Has Gone Live.) For Customers who bought the TouchPad prior to June 19, 2011. You can either get a “price match” or “refund”, see the FAQ’s below for more info on that. Overall, it seems that now is the time to buy if you want one. Just remember they seem to be sold out online from BestBuy, show the store may be your only option. One word of advice, call ahead and ask if they have any in stock. Be sure to let us know if you go out and get an HP TouchPad.
BestBuy HP TouchPad FAQ’s
Due to HP’s decision to discontinue its TouchPad product, Best Buy will now provide clearance pricing for all HP TouchPad models regardless of previously advertised prices or promotions.
The new pricing will be as follows:
- HP TouchPad 16GB (SKU 2842056) $99.99
- HP TouchPad 32GB (SKU 2842092) $149.99
There is a strict limit of one of each hardware SKU unit per customer.
Update 11:25am CST 08/21/11:
Due to limited availability of the HP Touchpad, some BestBuy.com orders have been canceled. We apologize for any inconvenience and do not anticipate any additional inventory.
Frequently Asked Questions:
Can I purchase a HP TouchPad at a Best Buy store or on BestBuy.com?
Yes. Best Buy stores will be selling their remaining inventory of the HP TouchPad at the discounted clearance pricing effective immediately. BestBuy.com is currently sold out of both TouchPad models.
If I purchase a HP TouchPad at the discounted clearance pricing, can I return or exchange it?
No. Best Buy will not accept customer returns or exchanges on clearance-priced TouchPads bought through any Best Buy channel (including Best Buy stores or BestBuy.com).
If I purchase or have purchased a HP TouchPad at Best Buy at the clearance pricing do I have a manufacturer’s warranty?
Yes. Customers purchasing a TouchPad at clearance pricing will have a one-year manufacturer’s warranty, fulfilled directly through HP not Best Buy.
If I previously purchase a HP TouchPad at a higher price can I receive a price match?
Yes. Customers who purchased the 16 or 32 GB TouchPad after June 19, 2011 may come into the store to get a refund of the difference between the price they paid and the clearance price. If this item was purchased on BestBuy.com, please call BestBuy.com support at 888BestBuy (888-237-8289) for the price match request.
If I purchased the HP TouchPad previous to August 20, 2011 can I return it?
Yes. Customers who purchased the 16 or 32 GB TouchPad after June 19, 2011 may come into the store to get a full refund within our return policy.
Quantities are strictly limited. Limit one (1) per customer. Best Buy cannot guarantee availability of inventory at this pricing at any particular Best Buy location or channel.
All HP TouchPads sold at the discounted clearance pricing are final sales and may not be returned/exchanged for any reason.