Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 29th Nov 2012 17:55 UTC
Windows "Today, I want to share a bit more detail about the growing Surface family of products and Surface with Windows 8 Pro, specifically around pricing. In January, Surface with Windows 8 Pro will be available in two versions and pricing will start at $899." Stefan Constantine noted on Twitter: "For the price of a Surface Pro ($899), you could buy a Nexus 4 ($349), Nexus 7 ($299), and a Chromebook ($249). Do the math." No matter how hard people are going to shout the Surface Pro is an ultrabook competitor, people will compare it to an iPad.
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by bentoo on Thu 29th Nov 2012 19:21 UTC
bentoo
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2012-09-21

Not knocking the price as the existing i5 tablets are >$1k. The only things that don't work for me is that it has a fan and probably mediocre battery life.

However, comparing it to a Nexus 4 + Nexus 7 + Chromebook is an obvious troll. None of these are close to being considered full featured computers and the ARM processor is still 3-4 years behind Intel on everything except battery life.

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