[maemo-users] N900 $510

From: Mark wolfmane at gmail.com
Date: Wed Dec 9 23:50:43 EET 2009
On Wed, Dec 9, 2009 at 2:45 PM, Erik Hovland <erik at hovland.org> wrote:
> On Wed, Dec 9, 2009 at 1:38 PM, Mark <wolfmane at gmail.com> wrote:
>> N900 $510
>> http://www.buy.com/prod/nokia-n900-unlocked-maemo-internet-tablet-3g-phone-panoramic-desktop/q/loc/12435/212003401.html?adid=17582
>> Note that there is no mention of the fact that 3.5G is network
>> dependent and NOT quadband. Even at this very discounted price, it's
>> still way too expensive for most people. If they get it below $200
>> locked and $300 unlocked it might have a chance, but at these prices
>> it's going to sell very poorly.
> You mean like the N95 through N97 selling poorly in the US? Agreed. But at
> least the N8x0 showed that they could go down in price over time.
> E
> --
> Erik Hovland
> erik at hovland.org
> http://hovland.org/

But not enough, and certainly not quickly enough. The N8x0s only came
down to a palatable price well after production had stopped and they
were already getting scarce. That's not the way to sell lots of units.


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