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I can see Amazon selling a lot of these for that price. What defies every law of the universe though is how Apple sells their piece of junk Ipad for $400 or $500 and people actually buy it. Makes my head spin.
You should look at all the other tablets before making such a comment; every decent tablet that comes with a 10" screen, a dual-core processor, and cameras (you know iPad class tablets) comes at around $500 dollars whether it be Samsung, Asus, Acer or Apple.
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You should look at all the other tablets before making such a comment; every decent tablet that comes with a 10" screen, a dual-core processor, and cameras (you know iPad class tablets) comes at around $500 dollars whether it be Samsung, Asus, Acer or Apple.
I think Apple-economics can be more to blame then those other companies. Apple set the standard, other companies follow... It's like the pricing model of smartphones nowadays. Almost always $200-$250 with a new contract, in direct competition with the iPhone which started that standard.

I'm not hating on Apple at all, I like their products. But the fact that they set many of the industry's standards in both technology, but more importantly pricing, makes it hard for other companies to compete. That's why I have mad props to Amazon for stepping out of the box.
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post #23 of 24
Any news if their coming to Canada or no? I know the older Kindle took some time to come, and I hope we might have it by Christmas as it would a great seller. And it would be a nice present for the girlfriend hehe!
post #24 of 24
I was considering one! Now imagine this! Wow... I love how big companies succeed with decent marketing and a whole lot of money!
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