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Old 07-06-2009, 10:19 AM
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I got my 16gb. from Dell for $150 before tax a couple weeks ago. I previous ordered one at another website for $200 plus shipping and figured I would buy the cheaper one and sell the other one on ebay.
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Old 07-07-2009, 11:58 AM
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Man, I just really don't want to wait that long.. They are saying a couple of weeks for a silver one.. Are these things really disappearing so quickly?
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Old 07-07-2009, 12:40 PM
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Na, the problem with Samsung's in the US market is that it's a demand affects supply market, as opposed to the usual model which is the other way around. The idea behind it is, as people order the P3 (demand) product carriers (like dell) only stock as many or just slightly more than what has been demanded (supply) so essentially, how many people have already demanded is what they supply. Of course the only other industry on earth that works this way is the drug trade, but that's neither here nor there. Really it comes down to the general consumer's product knowledge and lack of interest. We can safely assume in the US, the market is vastly held by Ipod, Zune, and Sandisk. Because theses brands hold so much market share, it makes the market very difficult to crack, plus most consumers aren't willing to take the time to find alternatives to the usual nore really care about any other products that are different from the usuals.

Sooo we end up with a very limited demand for these products. Hence there limited availability and limited number of carriers of these products. It's like at B&H photo, most Samsung P3's (and somebody correct me if I'm wrong) are specialty items that are ordered directly from Samsung when you order it from them. It is a sad world we live in
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Old 07-07-2009, 05:05 PM
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I do love how the Black 16 GB version is "On Sale", yet they don't have any in stock.
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Old 07-07-2009, 05:08 PM
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Yeah I know, I ordered that one, I'm supposed to have it by the 13th...*sobs* No way that's going to happen, it's been out of stock since like the 22nd of June
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