iPad build cost estimate

Discussion in 'iPad General Discussions' started by Ninja, Feb 11, 2010.

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    Price cut? It depends upon the competition. :)
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    Wow, thats quite the markup. Usually electronics in a market like this sell a very small bit above cost or sometimes even below cost and rely on software and apps to make money.
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    It's great markup for an initial release, so it gives them the ability to be flexible on the pricing.
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    Your right. We as consumers should love getting rayped by corporate america. Especially in this economic climate. Frackin fanboys.
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    Who is to judge what is an isn't a good price?

    Most people think paying $100,000 for a car is ridiculous, I do not. Many people pay good money for gourmet food and designer clothes as well, doesn't mean they are being "rayped" as you so eloquently put it.

    I think $499 is a great starting price for the iPad, I will gladly pay that much, because I think it's worth it. If the price drops later, great, but I won't feel any worse about paying $499.

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