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UPDATE: Many readers are reporting that the Nexus 7 is now on backorder from OfficeMax and that the coupon may not work any more. That being said, the website still indicates that the tablet will ship in 1 to 3 days. Let us know if you have any luck getting the discount.

There's no doubt that Google's Nexus 7 has been exceedingly hard to find since its launch. From nebulous shipping schedules to stock problems at brick and mortar stores, customers everywhere have had a hard time getting their hands on the device.

Luckily, it has been discovered that OfficeMax has Google's hit 7" tablet in stock (shipping in "1 to 3 days") for $219.99 when you apply a coupon code over the phone. On top of that, OM is offering free shipping (though customers will of course still have to pay tax on their order).

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Even if you don't want to order over the phone, it's good enough news that OfficeMax has the Nexus 7 in stock, something that can't be said even of Google's Play Store, which still lists the 16GB variant as "coming soon."

Those who want to grab the 16GB Nexus 7 with the discount need only call 1-800-283-7674 and use the coupon code 212100210618.

Source: OfficeMax Via FatWallet

Liam Spradlin
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  • http://twitter.com/alxalejandro393 Alex Esparza-Sandy

    Good luck to those going for it!

  • http://twitter.com/JirafaBo JirafaBo

    elevator music............

  • http://www.keithbluhm.com/ Keith

    In for zero. Already got one from Google and not enough profit margin to try to flip it. :P

  • Timothy Gelter

    On hold...their website appears to be down too. A lot of demand I'd imagine!

    • Timothy Gelter

      $238.14 total. She said it hadn't yet shown up on backorder but that "that doesn't always mean it's not"...we'll see I guess. At any rate, a pretty good deal!

      • Timothy Gelter

        Backordered. :-(

        • Timothy Gelter

          Out for delivery today! s/(/)/

  • https://twitter.com/#!/reNewedAtheist reNewedAtheist

    It's already on backorder guys. I just called in and asked for info. Demand is too high right now, they told me that they might have to send the order request to the manufacturer...

  • http://twitter.com/JirafaBo JirafaBo

    Got through quickly (about 5 minutes). First off, guy didn't want to take my order because "I'm not a MaxPerks member and it would take him 10 minutes to enter my info, and the phone wait time was currently 33 minutes." Basically what he was saying was I wasn't important enough bc they were busy. I told him I couldn't get the discount online and he said they were backordered now anyways. Not sure I believe him but he had a crappy attitude from the start.

  • http://techonblogger.ward.pro/ TechRumblings

    jazzy hold music

  • Jason

    aaaaand it's gone. Just tried.

  • http://techonblogger.ward.pro/ TechRumblings

    That at least kinda cool that demand is so high it took the officemax website down.

  • Jephri

    It's already dead... No longer taking orders for the item

  • icantremember

    All gone...

  • Dave A

    They have fixed the code, and like timothy stated it is on backorder.

  • http://techonblogger.ward.pro/ TechRumblings

    It still let me order online after you-all said it was a dead deal?!? It will be curious to see if it actually does ship in 1-3 days. I have another on order from B&H where shipping is free and no tax to CA.

  • RampageDeluxe

    I called and they hung up on me when I asked about the Nexus 7. Most be a sore topic for them now.

  • nonr

    Called. Said it was out of stock.