“They were shown a pair of competing devices — a $629 Apple’s iPad 3G and a $599 Samsung Galaxy Tab running Google’s Android OS — and asked not just which one they preferred (the iPad won that bake-off 85% to 15%) but what they thought a reasonable price for each would be,” P.E.D. reports. “Munster reports that his sample group thought the iPad was worth about $417 — $212 (34%) less than its suggested retail price. The Galaxy Tab, by comparison, was worth about $283 — $316 (53%) below its retail price.”
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MacDailyNews Take: In related news, Munster surveyed a remote tribe of Pygmies and found that while 85% preferred photos of a Mercedes-Benz CL65 AMG over those of a Chevy Aveo, they thought the Benz was worth slightly more than the Chevy, twelve coffee beans to eight.