Thus speaks someone who has never used one and just fears losing their IT support job in a couple of years.16GB of internal storage... Uhhh.
"The $249.99 starting price isn't shabby at all, and that's likely because OEMs are shelling out licensing fees to Google (like they do with Windows/Microsoft). "
More like the fact that they KNOW that they won't sell if the hike the price... which they WILL once sales start to rise. Either way it's simply a really pants machine with really low specs in the great scheme of things.
But the marketing wheels keep on turning and people get paid to push this rubbish.