[Gta04-owner] GTA04 Group Buy - Status
dave.tv at gmail.com
Mon Nov 28 11:33:48 CET 2011
I am a definite buyer - but have to wait till Christmas budget gets back to
par. Looking forward to it.
On Mon, Nov 28, 2011 at 4:50 PM, Dr. H. Nikolaus Schaller <hns at goldelico.com
> 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
> 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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