[Gta04-owner] GTA04 Group Buy - Status

Dr. H. Nikolaus Schaller hns at goldelico.com
Mon Nov 28 07:50:38 CET 2011

Hi Jorge,

Am 26.11.2011 um 22:01 schrieb Jorge Costa:

> Hi Nikolaus,
> two quick questions, I suppose you know the answer to the first one:
> 1) how many subscribers are there on this list ?

The gta04-owners list has approx. 270 subscribers (may have some duplicates).
The openmoko-community list has approx. 1760 subscribers.

> 2) how many GTA02 units were sold by openmoko?

According to my estimates there have been sold approx.

3k GTA01 (Neo1973)
15k GTA02 (Freerunner)

> did they ever published the number of units sold ?

Not exact numbers but I could extrapolate our own number of
units and informal hints from other distributors and projects.

Anyways, 350 GTA04 upgrades are just 2%. So it appears
to be totally feasible to reach the quantity. And, there should
be plenty of GTA02 cases collecting dust and waiting for a
new boards inside...


> jorge
> On 26/11/11 18:10, Dr. H. Nikolaus Schaller wrote:
>> Dear all,
>> some days ago the "GTA04 Group Tour" subscription was
>> announced, with the goal that the number of units per production
>> run is increased to reduce the price per unit to the
>> benefits of all.
>> The idea is that interested persons and institutions can
>> preorder until 10th of Feb 2012 (right after FOSDEM where
>> boards and devices will be shown). If we hit the minimum
>> quantity of 350 units, production can start approx. in March
>> for first delivery in April.
>> To make the status more transparent, there is a new subscription
>> level indicator (similar to online booking numbered seats in a concert
>> hall or airplane flight - except that there are no numbers):
>> 	http://www.handheld-linux.com/wiki.php?page=GTA04%20Group%20Tour
>> On this indicator, we can see more and more of the GTA04 image
>> as pre-orders are coming in. And the hands of the clock show
>> how close we come to the deadline.
>> Currently, we have bookings for 5% of the units (thanks to all
>> who already did subscribe!) after 14% of the subscription time.
>> BR,
>> Nikolaus
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