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Re: TI-84 Plus CE... what now, TI? O.O
« Reply #15 on: January 14, 2015, 12:47:23 am »
Back here because of the CE.

I agree with the case design, and the improvements made seem promising and I might eventually get one of my own. However, the arrow keys look less ergonomic. And given the similar cost to the 84+(C)SE, the processor should be z80 or perhaps eZ80 or 68k; using ARM would justify a much higher price.
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Re: TI-84 Plus CE... what now, TI? O.O
« Reply #16 on: January 14, 2015, 07:32:30 am »
using ARM would justify a much higher price.
The nspire uses an ARM and it costs about the same as an 84+. And when people buy a calculator, they usually just look for the type number they need for school. If a teacher tells his students to get an 84+ calculator and the 84+CE is a lot more expensive than the other calculators of that series, everyone would simply get a cheaper one of the same series instead, like the 84+CSE or the normal 84+.
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