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All manufacturers do this though. I assume it's to balance out their margins. What other way could they use as a price differentiator? Should they clock the processors different? It'd make things complicated for the buyer and their experience. They could just make one model "iPad 64GB" and price it close to the 32GB price, but that raises the price barrier to entry.
It'd be more interesting if they build it into their existing products. e.g. the stand of an iMac, somewhere out of the way on a macbook, the top of a mac mini, etc.
Maybe they can get a $99 tablet out the door if they put in a 5" crappier quality screen, slower memory and a crappier processor.   If Google loses money on every one, we should collectively go out, buy every single one, and return them unopened before the return period expires.
  Elop has enough time to hand-build each one, and Ballmer has time to re-write WP8 for each one.   back on topic, Are any of the iPhones made in Brazil?
    I hope so, but also a covering-my-ass tactic to keep their reputation. It would be interesting if the shipping partners were the bottleneck and not the supply side.
22 more countries on the 28th, plus the time for any additional units to ship to current counties before then. 10M this quarter is a possibility, again it'll be a supply side problem.   Once it all calms down, we'll have another release on our hands with the "iPad mini"... if only that could make cellular calls
iPhone 4S first weekend sales were over 4M. This isn't bad, the iPhone is still gaining momentum. Shows you how good analysts are when they said 6-10M. Sure wished I saw 10M though.   Pre-market numbers aren't looking pretty, ~$684
Seeing the 4S in the photos, the photos look like they were taken by the 4 or a 3GS  
Any ideas on the average turnaround time per customer ? e.g. how long does the 100th person in line have to wait?
Just walked through the Eaton Centre in Toronto 30 min ago, looks like the line was only about 100 long. When I went by for the iPad about the same time, the line was a few times longer. Hoping it's just because of pre-orders, or they're turning people through faster. Let's see 10M phones sold this weekend!  
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