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Microsoft Surface Pro priced - on sale from 9th Feb
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Surface Pro tablet is set to hit U.S. and Canadian shops on February 9, with a starting price of US$899 (£568 ) for a 64GB version, and $999 (£630) for the 128GB version.

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/technology/microsoft/9821683/Microsoft-introduces-Surface-Pro-tablet-at-ultrabook-price.html

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RE: Microsoft Surface Pro priced - on sale from 9th Feb

Too expensive, especially when they add on the extra selling it in Europe. The Lenovo's look a better bet IMO.

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RE: Microsoft Surface Pro priced - on sale from 9th Feb

Hmmm  agree with fr0g, that looks quite expensive. £568+Eurotax is more than a 64GB iPad and slap-bang in the middle of 'decent Windows laptop' territory, and they've already said that doesn't include the  keyboard either.

It's not a tablet, it's not a laptop, it's both.  But will that fact and the price lead to consumer confusion...

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RE: Microsoft Surface Pro priced - on sale from 9th Feb

I think it's aimed at business users who want a full Windows 8 Pro OS in the size of a tablet. It is the smallest full OS device yet.

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RE: Microsoft Surface Pro priced - on sale from 9th Feb

Bear in mind the 64GB version only has 23GB free, and the 128GB version only has 83GB free.

 

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RE: Microsoft Surface Pro priced - on sale from 9th Feb

Yes, that is sad, although you can free up additional storage by creating a backup bootable USB and deleting the recovery partition.

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RE: Microsoft Surface Pro priced - on sale from 9th Feb

I heard that surface pro has same features with windows 8 on pc, laptop! And we can play game or do work with microsoft office, is it right? And i plug mouse for gaming? Like on PC, laptop? Thanks

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Technically, yes.

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