Some of you still believe that Apple and their products are “nice, but over-priced”. This may have been true at one point in history, but your information is old and needs to be updated.
Let me help:
- So Far Rivals Can’t Beat iPad’s Price (NYTimes, 3/2011)
- “Would-be rivals to Apple’s iPad have more of a chance in Europe than they do in the United States, but they need to cut prices fast to grasp the opportunity, IT research firm Forrester said on Tuesday. [...] their prices cannot yet compete with Apple, which has far larger scale in the tablet market and an efficient supply chain.” (Reuters 8/2011)
- “PC makers are struggling to match Apple’s prices” (Daring Fireball, DigiTimes 8/2011)
- “Something unexpected has happened at Apple, once known as the tech industry’s high-price leader. Over the last several years it began beating rivals on price.” (NYTimes, 10/2011)
- “The first crop of Android tablets that hit the market failed to come close to the iPad’s entry-level price of $499″ (CNET, 10/2011)