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Old 22 May 2015, 18:12   #16
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Originally Posted by DisposableHero View Post
With hindsight I think the A1200 should have been launched with a higher spec - 030, 4Mb memory, integrated hard drive. I'd've aimed at a £600 price-point, for the symmetry with the A600 selling at £300 by then. That way there was more for it to grow into, and less direct competition with the A600.
Yeah, they aimed too low with the 1200, trying to pitch it as a PC/console hybrid. By the time the 1200 came out, the consoles were already strong and the one button joystick was a huge handicap. Jack of all trades wasn't a good position in the early nineties.
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