Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 24th Feb 2009 18:22 UTC
Hardware, Embedded Systems Chip company ARM is prepping to make its move into the netbook market, and now it has shown off a few prototype designs that really show off the benefits of using the ARM platform: thanks to passive cooling, no fans are required, enabling ARM netbooks to be much thinner and lighter than their Intel counterparts. Thanks to ZDNet, we have a nice video overview of these ARM netbooks - as well as a few very tiny ARM desktop machines.
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Price point?
by Bill Shooter of Bul on Tue 24th Feb 2009 18:42 UTC
Bill Shooter of Bul
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2006-07-14

I've been severely disappointed with the pricing of most netbooks. They haven't been significantly discounted from low end notebooks. I'm hoping that arm based netbooks will be cheaper as well. Something around US $200 would be great.

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RE: Price point?
by NiceGuyEddie on Tue 24th Feb 2009 21:05 in reply to "Price point? "
NiceGuyEddie Member since:
2006-03-22

In the video he suggested a price point range of $199 to $300.

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RE[2]: Price point?
by bnolsen on Wed 25th Feb 2009 01:03 in reply to "RE: Price point? "
bnolsen Member since:
2006-01-06

They need to slide that down to $150 to $250 for this to work. Or else the $199 model will have to have a similar feature set to a current gen $349 atom based model.

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