[Arm-netbook] Genesi lowered the prices!

Luke Kenneth Casson Leighton luke.leighton at gmail.com
Mon Feb 28 15:34:19 GMT 2011

On Mon, Feb 28, 2011 at 3:20 PM, Gordan Bobic <gordan at bobich.net> wrote:
> Alejandro Mery wrote:
>> Hi, for whom may be interested Genesi has lowered the price of their
>> "smarttop" to $129 and the netbook^Wsmartbook to $199.
>> If people from genesi is still subscribed after the trolling, thank you!
>> http://eon.businesswire.com/news/eon/20110225006084/en/mobile-computing/emerging-markets/netbook
> Wow, that's a 50% cut. Quite abrupt. I'm guessing that implies that the
> next generation version is coming soon. :)

 yes - or that they've reached a mass-volume deal / pricing-point
where they've recoup'd development costs.  either way it's a good
indication of what's possible.  $199 means a BOM of around... $100.
the 800mhz CPU's only $15, 512mb memory $10, LCD $32, battery around


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