Sony Clie NX80 and NX73 Price Drop
Sony has lowered the price of it's high end clamshell handhelds. Both the NX80V and NX73V price tags have been lowered by $50. The NX70 has also been discontinued.
The NX80V now retails for $550, down from $600. The NX80 features a 1.3 Mega pixel camera with a "Capture Light", Palm OS 5.0, 200mhz Intel XScale processor, 32MB of RAM, CF slot and a backlit thumb keyboard.
The NX73 has been reduced to $449, from it's $500 debut price. The NX73V comes in a similar form factor and specs 16MB of RAM, a lower resolution camera and no camera light.
Both models share a 3.8 inch 320x480 high resolution portrait display. They can also use the optional CLIÉ Wireless LAN Card for WiFi (802.11b) connectivity. The retractable Compact-Flash slot provides limited support for CompactFlash Memory Cards for data storage.
You can order the models directly from Sony Style, or search for the lowest price on the net with our comparisson shopper. SonyStyle is currently offering free shipping on all handhelds as well as a few other deals.
The NX70 has been removed from SonyStyle and is presumed discontinued. It had previously been selling for $399. The NX70 was Sonys first Palm OS 5 handheld and was released in October of 2002.
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