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Posted at 9:39 AM ET, 02/ 4/2011

Atrix to hit stores March 6 for $200 -- $500 with dock

By Hayley Tsukayama

The Atrix, Motorola's webtop, has a release date, March 6, and a price, $200. Pre-orders will start on Feb. 13.

AT&T announced in a press release Thursday that it will be selling the combination phone/laptop on March 6 or earlier. The phone will be $199.99 with a two-year agreement and will require a data plan.

Hopeful reports that the Motorola Atrix dock would retail for as little as $50 or $60 went out the window when the company announced that the phone would retail for $200 and $500 when bundled with the dock.

Venture Beat said that the price point is a great way to "kill a good idea," mentioning that making the phone/dock combination cheaper would be a great way to get to students and break into the netbook market.

By Hayley Tsukayama  | February 4, 2011; 9:39 AM ET
Categories:  Gadgets, Mobile  
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