Originally Posted by VydorScope
Here is the thing, from what iFixit can tell (think it was them) when they did the tear down, B&N is loosing money on everyone of them sold. B&N is counting on you buying books with it. Other company's will not sell at a loss like that, except Amazon might.
HP did not hurt tablet pricing... once they are gone, they are gone. 6 months from now the market will have moved on with no real impact.
Amazon would sell cheap to get buyers into their ecosystem.
There will be an impact, because there'll be tens, if not hundreds, of thousands of consumers removed from the tablet buying pool.