jonathan at topnoc.co.uk
Tue Apr 22 21:54:04 CEST 2008
I was being sarcastic. The $399 moko will somehow end up nearer 399
euro for those over the pond..... its the same with all electronic
goods over here.
Michele Renda wrote:
> 1 $ => 0.70 euro + tva = 0.84 euro != 4 euro
> Jonathan Spooner wrote:
>> Oh great so in Europe that will equate to another 4 euros...... were
>> you dropped on your head as a child?
>> Michele Renda wrote:
>>> 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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