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Join Date: Feb 2009
Re: Does anyone think dell mini 9's will get any cheaper? - 03-15-2009, 02:02 AM
If you were to do a parts cost, you would see that there is not much profit in it. I am not rich either. I find the selling price very reasonable. I bought a refurb and I am pleased with the purchase price.
Join Date: Feb 2009
Re: Does anyone think dell mini 9's will get any cheaper? - 03-15-2009, 02:53 AM
For the good of the Mini 9 community, I would hope that the price of the Mini 9 does NOT go down. There are many articles that describe the netbook market as having "razor-thin margins" -- Dell can't be making much off of these things (unless they grab a large share of the netbook market). Also, don't they have special deals for these things all the time? If I saw prices fall for the Mini 9 I would probably assume they are going to replace it with something with a more reliable return, like a non-upgradeable "Model T" computer or something beefier, more expensive, and more laptop-like (like the Mini 12). I'm not saying that the netbook market is going away or anything silly like that, but Dell is the newcomer here -- it not imaginable that their first offering might have a short production life.
On that subject, now that you all have used your Mini 9, how much would you pay for it? I bought it because it was recommended by a friend (he knew I didn't like laptops), but I wouldn't have made the purchase if it wasn't on the outlet for less than $250. But now? If the cheapest I could reasonably get it was $300? or $350? $400? I'm not sure, but I definitely feel like my Mini 9 is a HUGE value. But I could have a skewed idea of "value" since this is my first laptop of any kind.
Join Date: Mar 2009
Re: Does anyone think dell mini 9's will get any cheaper? - 03-15-2009, 11:14 AM
I ordered my Mini 9 on 3-3-09...I ordered all the hardware options except the 3G card (plan on linking to my cell via BlueTooth with unlimited data plan) and got $94 off and FREE shipping. Total $370.81
Copy of my order:
Save $94 off this Dell Mini 9! - $94.00
Order Subtotal: $349.00
Shipping and Handling Total: $8.00
Shipping Discount: -$8.00
Tax Total: $21.81
Total Amount: $370.81
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