Price cuts seem to be the popular move in order to shift units of a particular piece of hardware these days that are slow moving, and Velocity Micro has practiced the same with their recently released T408 tablet that was launched just early last month. It retailed for $240 a pop then, running on Android 2.2 Froyo, but I guess Velocity Micro has wisened up to the fact that Amazon’s $199 Kindle Fire is going to provide extremely stiff competition – which is why the Velocity Micro T408 will now retail at the same price point – $199.
I guess industry analysts felt that this is the price point where it should have been launched initially, as early adopters would definitely be far from happy to know that their tablet device has dropped in price drastically so soon after their purchase. I guess if you’re one who looks at things half full, you’ll be glad that the Velocity Micro T408 is no HP TouchPad in terms of market longevity.
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