Sugar on the EEE PC

K. K. Subramaniam subbukk at gmail.com
Sat May 10 13:56:49 EDT 2008


On Saturday 10 May 2008 4:40:30 pm Bert Freudenberg wrote:
> The Windows-based EEE PC is going to be cheaper than the Linux-based
> in Australia:
>
> http://apcmag.com/windowsbased_eeepc_cheaper_than_linux_one.htm
>
> I'd say this shows how scared M$ is ...
I am not sure. They are two different configurations XP+12GB vs. Linux+20GB. I 
suspect that existing PC channels are not geared to sell laptops below 
USD300. They must be trying out price discrimination variations (or the old 
bait-n-switch tactic :-)) to boost up their entry level prices.

Subbu



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