Sunday, 2 November 2008

Pandora 2nd Batch Price Details Announced

An announcement has been made on the GP32X forums which states that the price of the Pandora will be slightly increased to $339 (up from the first batch price of $329).

This minor price hike covers both the increased costs for RAM (now 256MB RAM and 512MB NAND originally it was 128MB RAM and 256MB NAND), additionally the credit crunch has caused a severe shift in the price of the Pound to Dollar exchange rates.

Overall to ensure the system is built to high manufacturing standards of North America, as opposed to using cheaper far eastern facilities which would have resulted in the overall quality being poorer. So a price hike of only 10$ is a small price for second batch orders to ensure the overall quality of the device.

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