The price of a Windows RT tablet at Dell's website went from $299 on Friday morning to $479 for a tablet bundled with a keyboard by the end of the day.
Dell reported a 72 percent drop in profit on Thursday, a month before an expected shareholder vote that could shape the future of the company.
The Special Committee overseeing Dell's buyout proposal has reached an agreement with company founder Michael Dell and his associates, Silver Lake Partners, on a proposed purchase in which shareholders will get US$13.75 per share and a special dividend of $0.13.
Carl Icahn Thursday filed a lawsuit against Dell and its board of directors on Thursday.
Dell's board gave company founder Michael Dell and his associates, Silver Lake Partners, a setback in their fight with investor Carl Icahn to take the PC maker private.
Thumb-drive sized Android PC is a cost-effective tool for virtualized, cloud-connected companies.
The takeover bout for Dell resumed on Monday. Shareholders vote on Aug. 2.
Dell has started shipping its thumb-size PC called Project Ophelia to beta testers and is preparing to ship the final product in the coming months.
A decision to raise the offer to take Dell private by Michael Dell and his Silver Lake partners is a concession that rival Carl Icahn and affiliated parties may have an upper hand in the wrangling, observers say.
Michael Dell has raised his offer to take Dell private by US$0.10 per share, to about $24.7 billion, after the company was forced to delay a vote because stockholders seemed inclined to reject the bid.