Tuesday, March 18, 2008

Analyst: Returns, technical problems high with flash-based notebooks | Tech news blog - CNET News.com

I'll wait for the 2.0 version, thanks...

Notebooks with flash-based hard drives cost a lot and, according to managing partner Avi Cohen at Avian Securities, they don't work very well either.

A large computer manufacturer is getting around 20 percent to 30 percent of the flash-based notebooks it is shipping sent back because of failure rates and performance that simply isn't meeting customer expectations, the firm stated in a report on Monday. Avian gathered this information on a recent swing through Asia.

Analyst: Returns, technical problems high with flash-based notebooks | Tech news blog - CNET News.com

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