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Asus To Sell $199 Flash-based Laptops
« on: April 17, 2007, 11:28:45 pm »
http://gizmodo.com/gadgets/laptops/asus-to...tops-252892.php

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« Reply #1 on: April 18, 2007, 12:47:56 am »
very, very, very doable.  Lets hope they are smart enough to throw in a USB, cf and sd slots for bluetooth or wifi option or even integrated stuff.
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« Reply #2 on: April 20, 2007, 12:42:44 pm »
For $199, I would go for it without a second thought!

But I got a feeling it's going to be like the UMPC ... with its $500 promise and actual initial $1200 MSRP. So that should mark up the device to $399 or so ... still it's within the gadget budget!

I promise to get one first thing it comes out ...
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« Reply #3 on: April 20, 2007, 05:22:51 pm »
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Those flash-based laptops we're all dreaming about may be a lot cheaper than we expected. Asus just announced their plans to make five budget, solid state laptops this year priced from $199 to $549. Each machine will have a 7-inch display, and depending on the model it'll have a flash drive ranging from 1GB to 40GB. The lappies are expected later this year

Above is from the gizmodo page....so price STARTS at $199 but goes up to $549 it says...obviously, $199 will get you the 1GB flash drive and higher capacities as you pay more....

 
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« Reply #4 on: April 21, 2007, 03:02:08 pm »
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very, very, very doable.  Lets hope they are smart enough to throw in a USB, cf and sd slots for bluetooth or wifi option or even integrated stuff.
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Absolutely, and a pony, they should include a pony for $199   Just kidding. Sounds neat and might work for my parents as a traveling email/web device.
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