Notebook prices breaking the $500 barrier

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Notebook prices breaking the $500 barrier

Bargain hunters out and about in U.S. retail stores are having no trouble finding inexpensive notebooks, as PC vendors aggressively promote notebooks for under $500, according to research released this week by Current Analysis Inc.

Individual vendors dipped below the $500 mark with low-end notebooks earlier this year, but four major retailers as well as PC market leader Dell Inc. all had sub-$500 notebooks displayed prominently on store shelves and in circulars over the past weekend, said Sam Bhavnani, principal analyst at Current Analysis in San Diego.

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