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Old 10-08-2007, 06:08 PM   #14
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Originally Posted by maggotb0y View Post
And these devices will find an audience. In the meantime, a market of 10,000 devices sold shows that this device hasn't really found a mass market.
Not sure where you got that number from but here's another stat to add:
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Originally Posted by LVD View Post
We have a year to sell Ukraine lBookV8/Hanlin V8. In 2007 we sold 12,500 pieces of old V8 model and began selling a new model V3. We are now intensively updating software lBOOK V3.
Now, this is a different market from USA but:
1) the device was more expensive than Sony, even more so outside Ukraine (try comparing average salaries in US and Ukraine)
2) it had almost no PR
3) there were no established online book shops; however, it's pretty easy to find Russian books online for free.
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