Mobile Device War Heats Up

Microsoft has started to reduce the price of its Surface RT tablet. Read about it in the Wall Street Journal

BlackBerry Z10 prices drop to $49.  A disappointing decision just 4 months after its launch according to the Wall Street Journal

Sales of mobile devices continue to soar, with sales of tablets now exceeding those of personal computers.

The stakes are high as more hardware suppliers are rushing to catch up with the demand.

Are these failures indicative of poor planning or the high price points?

What do you think?