Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 16th Oct 2012 12:14 UTC
Windows After yesterday's TV advertisement, Microsoft finally unveiled the pricing for its Surface tablet - the ARM Windows RT version that is. The cheapest Surface - 32GB without touch cover - will set you back $499. They're aiming straight for iPad pricing here, ignoring the popular cheaper Android offerings. Update: only available in Australia, Canada, China, France, Germany, Hong Kong, the United Kingdom and the United States. As usual.
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Surface Pro
by wojtek on Tue 16th Oct 2012 13:01 UTC
wojtek
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2010-01-24

I guess you are in same boat as me waiting for Surface Pro with better display. And for me - also an option to run regular Windows apps in desktop mode.

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RE: Surface Pro
by digitallysane on Tue 16th Oct 2012 13:08 in reply to "Surface Pro"
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2011-12-19

Same here, but it's pretty clear now that the price for that will come in close to 1000.

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RE: Surface Pro
by Praxis on Tue 16th Oct 2012 14:45 in reply to "Surface Pro"
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2009-09-17

Yeah, Win 8 is designed for the convertable tablet/laptop experience and despite my incredible disdain for letting win 8 anywhere near my desktop tower on something like the surface it is interesting. But the RT is not way to go at this price, its priced liked a high end tablet, has the specs of a mid-range and doesn't have the x86 windows ecosystem to draw from. Call my when the Pro pricing is announced, but based on these prices for RT the full version is probably going to be very expensive.

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