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you're surprised that anyone would pay 300 for a 450 dollar item?
Yes, because it is not a $450 item anymore.
 
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Yes, because it is not a $450 item anymore.
says who?

prices are set by demand. if you find one at the "new" price then let us know.
until then step aside and let the 300$ people walk through
post #2043 of 2164
$250 is still a steal for the Touchpad. There are no other options at that price point that are comparable to the iPad/Transformer/XOOM/Galaxy/etc....
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says who?

prices are set by demand. if you find one at the "new" price then let us know.
until then step aside and let the 300$ people walk through
Says HP? I did get one at the new price, 32gb for $134.
 
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Says HP? I did get one at the new price, 32gb for $134.
Good for you. There are still millions of people who would be willing to pay more than that for a TP. That's why its worth it....
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Good for you. There are still millions of people who would be willing to pay more than that for a TP. That's why its worth it....
I have no idea what your point is but ok. All I said was I'm surprised people are paying that much. I think it's kinda crazy...try not to take my opinion too personally next time
 
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Good for you. There are still millions of people who would be willing to pay more than that for a TP. That's why its worth it....
Ehh I think what HP should have done was come out with a $100-$200 tablet and they would have easily slaughtered the sub-Ipad market. As it stands now the Touchpad is the #2 tablet and that is a hard thing for HP to walk away from.
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I have no idea what your point is but ok. All I said was I'm surprised people are paying that much. I think it's kinda crazy...try not to take my opinion too personally next time
I'm making the point that you don't know what you are talking about. A product is worth whatever people are willing to pay for it meaning that the TP is worth $225-$250 right now. What HP sells it at is irrelevant, the market dictates value...
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The hp tablet is actually worth 250 for my needs. It is a awesome kindle, music, and decent video player. Games are good enough for me.

Think of the 100 dollar price as the doorbuster price.



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I'm making the point that you don't know what you are talking about. A product is worth whatever people are willing to pay for it meaning that the TP is worth $225-$250 right now. What HP sells it at is irrelevant, the market dictates value...
You can try and justify the prices people are asking for these things. I'm not buying it, and I mean that literally. Sure I'd love to have one, but I'm not about to pay anymore for it than what you paid for it. (the cost from HP) If I did pay someone else more, than I would be condoning the hoarding! If no one bought these things from the hoarders, than many more people would be able to get them at HPs discounted price. I mean what you going to do with a dozen Touchpads if no one wants to buy them from you. Christmas presents maybe?

Anyway, you hoarders can keep your touchpads, your not getting my money. But I'm sure there are plenty of people who are willing to give it up to you. So the hoarding will continue, be it this item or any other good deals that may come our way.
 
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