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Use Your United MileagePlus Points to Buy a 32GB Nexus 7 Today

Look, the 32GB Nexus 7 is real, there is no denying that at this point. So rather than posting up screenshots from every retailer on the planet to show that it’s coming for the 100th time, we thought we would pass along this screenshot from United’s MileagePlus rewards program that lists the device as being available for order. If you have 49,000 Award Miles, you can order this bad boy today and receive it in 10 business days.

On a related note, we have seen shipping screenshots from distributors that show fulfillment as early as 10/17 (today), with most big shipments arriving on 11/7. I’d say the first week of November is your launch week.

And remember, that Andy Rubin is going to be on stage at AllThingsD’s conference to talk shop. Most of us are assuming that Google will hold a press conference some time around his appearance to unveil the LG Nexus 4. I wouldn’t be surprised if they announced this 32GB Nexus 7 as well.

Via:  United

Cheers Tim!

  • Don’t waste miles

    this is really a terrible waste of miles considering you can fly round trip from the continental US to Hawaii for 40k miles.

  • 34,200 Miles for me

  • jd1970

    Just cost me 36,000 miles for mine.. Sweet.

  • bicycle019

    Shows as 32,600 miles on my United account. I travel internationally for work frequently, and I book all my own travel and expense it back to the company, so I end up with a lot of miles. Six months of work travel easily nets me a Nexus without having to open my wallet. Too bad I have a Galaxy Tab 2 7.0 on CM9 with 32g card already or I’d be thinking about this. .

    Also, if you start a Chase United Explorer card account you get 40k miles, and no annual fee the first year so you could end up with one of these for little out of pocket expense.

  • Hi Sean

    You have 119,889 Award Miles

    i’m gonna have to dual weld these things

    • michael arazan

      I wish it worked with american airlines, I have 19500 miles from flying to hawaii and back a couple times.

  • FortitudineVincimus

    You are a total a$$$hole if you use 49k points to buy this. Period.

  • rslh

    Ugh, hurry up Google. Make the announcement already!! I own a 16GB and am going to give it up my mum as soon as this baby hits the shelf!!

  • Milewise tags United points at 2.35 cents (optimal redemption value), so this screams deal to me! Only $1,150 – that Built case must be made of carbon fiber covered kevlar plated in titatinum.

  • T

    Shows 34,200 miles for me!

    • Travis Keany

      still showing 36k for me, I wonder why there’s variation in the amount everyone is seeing.

    • getsome831

      Shows 40500 for me. WTF. Sliding based on how many you have? I’m at 39k and change at the moment.

      • Travis Keany

        I have 29k and change. So what’s they’re plan, to constantly move it 5-7k out of your range?

    • Guest

      Shows 40500 for me, must be a sliding price based on the number of miles you have already to encourage more buying/booking.

      • T

        I think it could be based on status with the airline. I’m only a Premiere Silver. Maybe Premier Golds and up get even better discounts?

      • Paul

        If so, then that can’t be legal. Unless T is right about the status thing maybe.

  • Travis Keany

    Shows as 36,000 miles for me…

  • HotRodJohnson

    if it didn’t exist I believe it was willed into existence.

  • What is a Built Sleeve?

    • Lactose_the_Intolerant

      It’s a case (well, a sleeve) that you slide your tablet into. Built™ is the company that makes the sleeve.

  • Not sure which is the bigger ripoff, accumulating that many mileage points for a device that will retail below $300 (barely the price of a one-way ticket in the US) OR the fact that one braved 49k in miles with United….

  • T4rd

    When can I use my Disqus upvotes to buy a Nexus 7?

  • htowngtr

    Thats a huge ripoff considering a flight is anywhere from 25k-37.5k and those are going for over $300 these days.

  • put this on a rewards program for my card that has one.

  • keithsmith22

    Anyone want to donate 49,000 miles to me?

    • Mark

      If I had a point, I’d donate it to you. Then you’ll just need 48,999 other people to do the same. =)

      • keithsmith22

        Thanks Mark. I knew I could count on you.

    • I only need around 47000. So close… 🙂