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Holy crap. I just received mine and it is crap compared to my xoom, everything is so sluggish and the UI is so bad. I am so glad my dad is taking it off of my hands or I would had broke that thing.
Amigo, turn off logging. That is the majority of the problem with Touchpad performance.
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From what I hear HP are re-producing the Touchpads again in October.
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Originally Posted by ENTERPRISE View Post
From what I hear HP are re-producing the Touchpads again in October.
At a different price according to Data Vision or an unknown price point as of now.
post #1855 of 2164
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Originally Posted by Mako0312 View Post
At a different price according to Data Vision or an unknown price point as of now.
Hopefully lower.

There's a great lesson for HP and every other tablet maker out there. People are more than willing to try the tablet format, but the entry cost has to be at least half of what MSRPs commonly are now.
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Hopefully lower.

There's a great lesson for HP and every other tablet maker out there. People are more than willing to try the tablet format, but the entry cost has to be at least half of what MSRPs commonly are now.
Mind explaining why it would be lower? Aren't they losing money as of now? Don't get me wrong, I would love a price cut.
    
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Hopefully lower.

There's a great lesson for HP and every other tablet maker out there. People are more than willing to try the tablet format, but the entry cost has to be at least half of what MSRPs commonly are now.

This. Of course you'll have to rule out Apple since people pay whatever apple wants to charge. NO ONE can argue this.
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Mind explaining why it would be lower? Aren't they losing money as of now? Don't get me wrong, I would love a price cut.
Needs to be lower in order to sell. MOST of the Touchpads ever sold were sold last Saturday and Sunday, next to none were sold from last Friday to the day the device was introduced. The problem for HP is of course making money.

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This. Of course you'll have to rule out Apple since people pay whatever apple wants to charge. NO ONE can argue this.
Yup. HP were idiots to think that a generic PC manufacturer could charge Apple retail prices.
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Mind explaining why it would be lower? Aren't they losing money as of now? Don't get me wrong, I would love a price cut.
He's just saying that if the price was lower more people would buy. Tablets are in the "luxury" state and will be for a long time.
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Correct. To be honest, I was never interested in a tablet until this came along. At 99$, it's worth a try. If and when Android is ported to it, it makes this tablet an amazing 99$ device.
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