[Arm-netbook] Genesi lowered the prices!
addw at phcomp.co.uk
Mon Feb 28 15:42:03 GMT 2011
On Mon, Feb 28, 2011 at 03:34:19PM +0000, Luke Leighton wrote:
> 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
I'd happily pay another $10 for an extra 512MB RAM - firefox tends to be hungry.
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