FUD Zilla report Intel hopes to cut pricing of 2-in-1 tablet/laptop devices to as little as $299 sometime in 2014:
It is no secret that Intel is pinning its hopes on hybrids, or 2-in-1s as it likes to call them, but the price points it is gunning for are interesting.
Intel veep Zane Ball told reporters that prices of 2-in-1 devices should tumble next year, as components get cheaper. He said most companies can offer $399 2-in-1s, but Intel hopes it can push the price down to $299 sometime next year.
However, it should be noted that Intel made similarly optimistic forecasts about Ultrabooks, but they failed to materialize on time. At $399, Intel powered hybrids sound interesting, but at $299 they could really start to make a difference.