....for the 64GB version & $999 for 128GB one. Keyboard cover will cost extra.
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Ouch that hurt.
That's serious dough for a touchcreen 'tablet' which isn't quite as good as a real laptop until you add a keyboard at an (unspecified as yet) extra cost.
I wonder how that $899 will be translated into £
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I think £799 or thereabouts. Well, it runs Windows 8 Pro full version, so closest yet to a laptop.
It's probably mainly aimed at enterprise / business users.
Must admit I am really liking Microsoft's approach with this: a tablet-style device that you really can use as a PC, running a PC OS, meaning that it's compatible with PC software.
not really as 899 dollars is 560 quid of our money. that's the same price as a 64gb ipad. Therefore I'd say it looks like an absolute steal for a full pc which you'll be able to use usb (dacs, external hard drives etc) on it and any other software you already may have for the pc (jriver etc).
However, usual rules apply so I expect the dollar sign to change to a pound sign by the time it gets to blighty Although, might be a good time to import
I heard the new tablet had 50% off. The battery
Paul's system thread
(where the photos live) Paul's Flickr page
in fairness though, if we're talking about the pro, not surprising given it's innards
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