low-end

low-end ˈlow-end adjective [only before a noun] MARKETING
low-end products are the cheapest available in a company's range of products, or in a market in general:

• the low-end PC market

— low end noun [singular] :

• This model has been developed for the low end of the workstation market.

* * *

Ⅰ.
low-end UK US /ˈləʊend/ US  /ˈloʊ-/ adjective [before noun] MARKETING, COMMERCE
low-end products or goods are cheaper and more basic than other similar ones sold in the same market: low-end PC/product/model »

In an effort to undercut competitors, the company recently unveiled a low-end model that sells for as little as $360.

used to describe a business that makes or sells cheaper products: »

a low-end retailer/store/competitor

Compare HIGH-END(Cf. high-end)
Ⅱ.
low-end UK US /ˈləʊend/ US  /ˈloʊ-/ noun [S] (also low end)
the cheapest or bottom level of something: »

the low end of the market/price range/scale


Financial and business terms. 2012.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • low end — ˈlow end adjective [only before a noun] MARKETING low end products are the cheapest available in a company s range of products, or in a market in general: • the low end PC market low end noun [singular] : • This model has been developed for the… …   Financial and business terms

  • low-end — [lō′end′] adj. Informal 1. a) inexpensive and of a very low quality b) having only the basic features, without options or extras 2. at, of, or for the low end of a range [a low end estimate] …   English World dictionary

  • low-end — adj [usually before noun] especially AmE relating to products or services that are less expensive and of lower quality than other products of the same type ≠ ↑high end ▪ low end desktop computers …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • low-end — low′ end adj. cvb inf relatively inexpensive of its kind: a low end car[/ex] …   From formal English to slang

  • Low End —   [dt. »unteres Ende«], Bezeichnung für die Eigenschaft von Geräten, Software etc., deren Qualität oder Leistungsfähigkeit eher gering ist. Damit können einerseits minderwertige Produkte gemeint sein, andererseits aber auch solche, die nicht… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • low-end — ˈ ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷ adjective 1. : of low grade low end woolens low end pelts low end glass ware 2. : manufacturing low grade goods especially of cloth a low end mill * * * ˈlow end 7 [ …   Useful english dictionary

  • low-end — American, informal a low end product is cheaper than, and not as good as the best product of its type. You can get low end color printers that still do a good job. (always before noun) …   New idioms dictionary

  • low-end —  Lowest priced. See also TOP OF THE LINE.  ► “International Business Machines Corp. plans to announce tomorrow that it is re entering the low end printer business, a market it agreed to stay out of for five years following the spinoff of its low… …   American business jargon

  • low-end — /loh end /, adj. Informal. relatively cheap or inexpensive of its kind: We don t need an expensive car a low end model will do. * * * …   Universalium

  • low-end — adjective Cheap or inexpensive; low quality. Ant: high end …   Wiktionary

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.