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Do you think sony will lower price on memory card?

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Im planning to get the 32GB card, but that is almost half the price of a brand new psv. pvs wifi is $250. Half of that is $125. A 32GB card is $100. I dont get why a memory card is almost half the price of a high tech handheld system. If sony does decided to lower the price on the 32GB card, i will get it then, until then im sticking to the 4 and 8 GB card. I think $60 would be a fair price on the 32GB card, dont you think? Do you think sony will lower then price on their memory card in a few months from now?

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Jan 29, 2012

To be honest, they just lowered it from $120 to $100 so I dont think they will be lowering it again anytime soon. Ive already pre-ordered my 32GB memorycard. Going to go digital only.

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Jan 29, 2012

actually they did not lower it from 120 to 100. Gamestop price it at 120 before sony offically anounce the actual price for the cards.

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Jan 29, 2012

AwesomeShockWave wrote:

Im planning to get the 32GB card, but that is almost half the price of a brand new psv. pvs wifi is $250. Half of that is $125. A 32GB card is $100. I dont get why a memory card is almost half the price of a high tech handheld system. If sony does decided to lower the price on the 32GB card, i will get it then, until then im sticking to the 4 and 8 GB card. I think $60 would be a fair price on the 32GB card, dont you think? Do you think sony will lower then price on their memory card in a few months from now?

32GB SD cards on average are over $60, as are Memory Stick Pro Duos.  I doubt Sony will lower it to $60, and it's not a fair price.  They would be losing money.

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Jan 29, 2012

I am shour the cost will come down in about 6mo becuse the Vita will have sold over a mill by then.

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Jan 30, 2012

As memory prices fall in general over time, I am sure that the Vita's memory card prices will fall too. Hopefully Sony will allow Lexar and/or Sandisk to make a 3rd party memory card this year...

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Jan 30, 2012

i dont know where you are looking, but if you know where to look, you can get an sd card 32gb for around $30. As for psp duo memory stick, the best i can find is 16 gb for $30. So double that, i can see a 32gb duo stick at $60. The psv system itself will drop in a few weeks after release. The japanese one dropped by 20% just after a few days. US psv wifi is $250, it should drop to around $200 soon. Time for memory card price drop to.

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Jan 30, 2012

The Vita won't see a price drop any time soon in the US. The price drop you're thinking of in Japan wasn't an official price drop it was just stores trying to get rid of the 3G/Wifi version of the Vita because no one was buying them. There won't be any price drops on the memory cards until 3rd party companies like Sandisk start making them.

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Jan 30, 2012

AwesomeShockWave wrote:

Im planning to get the 32GB card, but that is almost half the price of a brand new psv. pvs wifi is $250. Half of that is $125. A 32GB card is $100. I dont get why a memory card is almost half the price of a high tech handheld system. If sony does decided to lower the price on the 32GB card, i will get it then, until then im sticking to the 4 and 8 GB card. I think $60 would be a fair price on the 32GB card, dont you think? Do you think sony will lower then price on their memory card in a few months from now?

do you know what speed the ps vita memory cards are? I do not. they could every well be UHS 1 (class 16) if it is then it is priced accordingly. examples in link. http://www.amazon.com/SanDisk-Extreme-Flash-Memory-SDSDXP1-016G/dp/B004JJN262

you can find a cheap SD card but what class is it? how good of a qualty is it?  http://youtu.be/ObZDKFzNbTw to understand more of memory cards.

until we know the speed of the memory card we can't say if it is over priced or not.

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