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$3500 base price?

Holy balls.
 
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So why would I want this over an Lenovo Yoga(which most likely will be out until the first ModBook is shipped)?
 
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So why would I want this over an Lenovo Yoga(which most likely will be out until the first ModBook is shipped)?
Obvious, I see it as a product for Apple fanboi's that are in the market for a slate laptop/PC and can't be seen dead with a Windows based PC.
Although, I can see it being useful for a non-bias person that is after a slate laptop/PC that wants to use it in FTV etc. type scenarios.
 

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following in apples footsteps :p
 
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Won't sell...

... because it's not silver aluminum with a large glowing white apple on it. If it doesn't look like a i-device then what's the point in OSX and a $3k+ price tag?
 
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... because it's not silver aluminum with a large glowing white apple on it. If it doesn't look like a i-device then what's the point in OSX and a $3k+ price tag?
If they were to make a modbook for Windows-based machines, they could keep the price at $1000.

I almost feel sorry for those who pay more than $2k for a laptop with the same specifications as an $800 laptop.

I wonder if there is something they are buying on top of the apple logo and the silver case that I am not getting.
 
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Someone must be rich to blow $3500+ on a gadget that will last them like a year.
 
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Please, show me examples of products where the mass produced products are the same price as custom or one-off's. It doesn't happen.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Economies_of_scale

There is a particular market for this product and that market segment is obviously willing to pay for it.
 
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I almost feel sorry for those who pay more than $2k for a laptop with the same specifications as an $800 laptop.
Elaborate?
 

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we have already gone over all this. apple products are not overpriced. compare the non-retina display MacBook pro to something windows based on newegg. look at the price.
 

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we have already gone over all this. apple products are not overpriced. compare the non-retina display MacBook pro to something windows based on newegg. look at the price.
Gone over many times, in fact. The Macbooks are a bit more expensive than most of their PC counterparts, but those cheaper PC notebooks usually don't sport aluminum cases and real glass over the lcd. Depends on whether that's worth extra to you or not.

Not me. I'll stick with the same hardware in a plastic case.

But I digress, this particular product is waaaayyyyy expensive.