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NPD Analyst Says Windows 7 Pricing is "Way Too Much"
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Written by Daniel   
Monday, 29 June 2009 12:02
 Analyst lavishes both praise and criticism on Microsoft

 Jason Mick (Blog) - June 26, 2009 9:10 AM

Microsoft announced its Windows 7 pricing yesterday, and today began accepting preorders for the new OS.  The preorder program in the U.S. offers a cheaper OS than Vista or XP, with the Home Premium upgrade only costing $49.99.  Yet some analysts are looking at the glass half empty and have gone on the record to publicly reprove Microsoft.

Stephen Baker, Vice President of Industry Analysis for The NPD Group wrote a blog post on Thursday analyzing the release of Windows 7 information.  He began with some words of praise for Microsoft, exalting, "A+ for timing pricing, and for ensuring that this will be the smoothest transition within the industry of any Windows OS upgrade yet." [Daily Tech...]   [Comments...]

 

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