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[4]: Too expensive
by WorknMan on Wed 17th Oct 2012 04:29 UTC in reply to "RE[3]: Too expensive"
WorknMan
Member since:
2005-11-13

Most people don't use HDMI.


I guess that's why the new Nook and Kindle tablets have HDMI ports, since it's such a worthless feature ;)

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RE[5]: Too expensive
by unclefester on Wed 17th Oct 2012 07:01 in reply to "RE[4]: Too expensive"
unclefester Member since:
2007-01-13

I guess that's why the new Nook and Kindle tablets have HDMI ports, since it's such a worthless feature ;)


I didn't claim that HDMI is worthless - just non-essential.

The Kindle and Nook are deliberately crippled multimedia devices designed for the US market.

The cheap android tablets are primarily designed for very low cost internet access.

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