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Official FAQ for the HP TouchPad reveals a one-per-person order limit with future availability

0. phoneArena 29 Aug 2011, 09:48 posted on

HP decided to put up an official FAQ regarding their beloved webOS powered tablet – and it tucks away some intriguing new information. Currently, HP is sold out of the tablet as we speak, but after reading into the FAQ...

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posted on 29 Aug 2011, 11:41

1. bmsamuel (unregistered)


I saw a commercial for the TouchPad last night on ESPN. I was surprised to see it given the recent news that Web OS was abandoned. I think the commercial plus the FAQ support the idea that HP will sell the TouchPad again in limited quantities.

posted on 29 Aug 2011, 12:24 3

2. Lucas777 (Posts: 2121; Member since: 06 Jan 2011)


i am not sure limited qualities is the best word... best buy returned 95% of the touch pads and they had most of them to begin with.. hp has at least a hundred thousand and most likely more

posted on 29 Aug 2011, 17:54

7. p0rkguy (Posts: 683; Member since: 23 Nov 2010)


No they didn't, lol Best Buy sold 95% of them.

posted on 29 Aug 2011, 21:59

10. Lucas777 (Posts: 2121; Member since: 06 Jan 2011)


i don't think so.. first hp has a "warehouse" of them... and initially best buy shipped the touch pads back to hp

posted on 29 Aug 2011, 13:49

3. Droid_X_Doug (Posts: 5622; Member since: 22 Dec 2010)


If the 'limited quantities' story is true, then why is HP looking to ration sales? They have announced their departure from the market and it is all about clearing inventory and moving on. Setting a 1 unit per customer policy just stretches out the time they have to deal with the inventory. Of course HP hasn't exactly been on their A game of late, so who knows?

posted on 29 Aug 2011, 14:45 2

4. thomas1215 (Posts: 8; Member since: 30 Mar 2010)


well because customer that want the pad cant buy them because fools like you buy them all just to be gready and make a profit so its totally fair jerk

posted on 29 Aug 2011, 14:49 3

5. Lucas777 (Posts: 2121; Member since: 06 Jan 2011)


wow way to make assumptions... someone needs a hug...

posted on 29 Aug 2011, 16:55 2

6. cheetah2k (Posts: 773; Member since: 16 Jan 2011)


He got the Jerk bit right though... LOL

posted on 29 Aug 2011, 20:25 1

9. Lucas777 (Posts: 2121; Member since: 06 Jan 2011)


haha..

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