Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 18th Oct 2012 11:58 UTC, submitted by lucas_maximus
Windows "This may be a good sign for Microsoft: a little over a day after putting its new Surface RT tablet up for pre-order, the entry-level $499 version of the tablet has sold out. Its estimated shipping time has slipped from October 26, Windows 8's release date, to a more nebulous 'within three weeks'." We'll see. Wouldn't be the first time a company artificially keeps supply short to generate 'sold-out' hype.
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Maybe not this time.
by przemo_li on Thu 18th Oct 2012 12:48 UTC
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MS limited "numbers" for sale to 3 mln this year.

And lets face it, its THE WinRT tablet. Anyone who want to have Win on ARM (why is beyond me ;) ) will go to pre order.

I think that numbers will be below 100k. Like 10% of 1 mln. Like 3 months left of this year with 3mln year sales as MS target.

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