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Galaxy netbook goes for 22 pounds due to price glitch

The Samsung Galaxy Netbook was for sale in the Currys for only about $34 which was later reported as a matter of human error

The Samsung Galaxy Netbook was on sale at only 22 pounds ($34) on the Currys however they commented on the issue as it was only a matter of human error. This news might have hit the shoppers as a Thanksgiving sale in America.

The shoppers also rushed to take the advantage of the deal soon after it was posted up on the bargain site Hot Deals. However, some of those who picked up the Netbook for themselves were later called by the Currys staff and was told that the offer was void and the offered those vouchers as an apology.

As the original price of the model $355 the consumers who managed to get one for them received the model at about one tenth of its price.

In the US, the Black Friday has become the busiest shopping day and sees shops opening early and even slashing of prices which start the shopping season ahead of Christmas. The online retailers have also started getting involved in this flow of sales which also includes Apple.

The Macbook Pro, Macbook Air and the iMac might even have a reduction of about $101 on their normal retail price for the one day sale. A pricing pamphlet detailing the extent of reduction of apple products is also published by website 9to5 Mac.


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Pallab Jyotee Hazarika, 2011-11-26 (Update: 2012-05-26)