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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RE[3]: Too expensive
by darknexus on Tue 16th Oct 2012 23:58 UTC in reply to "RE[2]: Too expensive"
darknexus
Member since:
2008-07-15

Yes, they have priced themselves out of the "piece of shit" market. Which is fine. The quality of those POS machines can't even begin to touch Surface.

You have hands-on experience with it? Do share.

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RE[4]: Too expensive
by n4cer on Wed 17th Oct 2012 02:30 in reply to "RE[3]: Too expensive"
n4cer Member since:
2005-07-06

It'd be nice to see what would happen to an Acer Iconia W510 if subjected to this drop test.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OVSyp9OUM1s#t=0h0m22s

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