Michele Renda michele.renda at gmail.com
Mon Apr 21 00:11:04 CEST 2008

I agree, I'd like to pay for Freerunner 400$ in place of 399$

I alway liked 0 finishing number more than 9 finishing number.

I vote for 400$! It is a very strange request, I admit :)

Alexey Feldgendler wrote:
> The prices for GTA02 and the debug board are $399 and $99, 
> respectively. While there's nothing wrong with charging exactly 99 
> dollars for something, the practice of reducing a round price by one 
> dollar, AKA <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Psychological_pricing> is 
> often associated with cheap marketing tricks, trying to make the price 
> look less than it is and so on. In my opinion, admitting that a 
> hundred is a hundred and charging $400 and $100 for GTA02 and the 
> debug board would fit better into the OpenMoko spirit of openness and 
> transparency. Especially when most of the other prices out there end 
> with 95 or 99, a round price tag will send a message: “We're honest 
> with you and aren't messing with your mind like others do”.

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