Android tablet price cuts have started

I mentioned in a previous post that people were most probably not ready to pay a premium for an Android 3 tablet.

> Why the first Android Honeycomb tablets should fail

Obviously, the guys at Motorola thinks the same as they have aligned the price of the Xoom to the price of the iPad2 3G (32GB):

Xoom price cut

Xoom price cut

and the price of an iPad 3G 32GB at CarPhoneWareHouse is at the same price of £579.99

iPad2 prices

iPad2 prices

Will it be enough ? I don’t think so. There is a premium people want to pay for the “original” tablet. Is it a €50 premium? a €100 premium? The next weeks will tell.

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