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23andMe will offer >=550k SNP genotyping for <=$100 during 2014.

Created by gwern on 2010-08-19; known on 2014-12-31; judged wrong by gwern on 2014-12-31.

  • gwern estimated 70% on 2010-08-19
  • gwern changed their prediction from “23andMe will offer >=550 SNP genotyping for <=$100 during 2014.” on 2010-08-19
  • gwern said “23andMe currently offers 500K ( SNPs for $429. on 2010-08-19
  • gwern said “see also 2010-08-19
  • gwern said “price is currently at a flat $200. I may have been overly pessimistic in the timeframe!on 2011-01-10
  • gwern said “oops I’ve been corrected – $200 doesn’t include the mandatory subscription, so it’s actually >=$259. well, still quite a drop…on 2011-01-10
  • gwern said “23andme default SNP up to 1m: 2011-02-13
  • Jayson Virissimo estimated 80% and said “I got mine this year for $99 +subscription…I think it was on saleon 2011-11-06
  • PseudonymousUser estimated 60% on 2011-11-06
  • gwern said “whole genome <$1000 by 2020: 2012-01-28
  • gwern said “They currently offer it for $108.95 (their advertised $99, while no longer including a subscription, still includes mandatory S&H and so total is still >$100).on 2014-10-27
  • kuudes estimated 67% and said “There is currently “Order one kit for $99, get 20% off all others” offer ongoing. I guess it depends if they have seasonal sale…on 2014-12-01
  • gwern said “I don’t count bulk discounts: always much lower and unpredictable. they don’t seem to have lowered the US price to <=$100. So, marking wrong. Not sure about next year either: clearly they could but given the FDA, do they dare?on 2014-12-31
  • gwern   judged this prediction wrong on 2014-12-31.

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