|11-17-2011, 10:26 AM||#1|
Join Date: Oct 2008
Device: never enough
The Verge: Sony S Tablet Price Cut...in England
|11-17-2011, 10:32 AM||#2|
monkey on the fringe
Join Date: May 2010
Location: Seattle Metro
Device: Kin4; Kin7; Clip Zip; Fire HDX8; Fire HD6; SGT 4; Fire Phone; Moto E2
Disappointing sales means they were priced too high. But then, why should Sony care? They always overprice.
|11-17-2011, 11:28 AM||#3|
Join Date: Mar 2011
Device: Nook Color
Doesn't surprise me that they're dropping prices. I just hope that when the s2/Tablet P makes it out, they drop some prices to make it more attractive.
|11-18-2011, 04:43 AM||#4|
Join Date: Jan 2007
Location: United Kingdom
Device: Sony Reader PRS-650 & 505 & 500
Screen ratio is totally wrong for a tablet.
I know many people who refused to buy it because of that.
|11-18-2011, 07:17 AM||#5|
Join Date: Dec 2007
Device: Sony PRS-300, 505, 600, 650, 950
It is too expensive for all but "early adopters", agreed. But then, we don't know how much does it cost to manufacture, especially considering relatively small volume.
I'd understand some refuse to buy it because it is not quite like an ipad.
I was choosing between Sony S1 and Samsung Galaxy Tab. Sony had very intersting feature of serving as a remote control, SD card slot and more ergonomic shape, but cheaper plastic feel and 3G version is too expensive, so in the end I've decided for Samsung, rumoured to have best tablet screen ever released so far and ended never actually using 3G, thanks to tethering.
Last edited by kartu; 11-18-2011 at 07:34 AM.
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