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Old 11-13-2012, 08:55 AM   #1
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Default Intel based Microsoft Surface coming

http://themarketsareopen.blogspot.dk...rporation.html

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Ballmer, however, has mentioned that the Intel-based top-notch tablet is on its way.


The more expensive version is 0.53 inch thick and weighs some 2 pounds. It comes with some appealing high-performance silicon, 4 GB of storage space, a third generation Intel Ivy Bridge Core i5 Processor and much more. It also has support for high resolution displays like 1920 x 1080.


The Intel-based Microsoft Surface with Windows 8 Pro is has not yet been priced. It is being expected sometime next year. However, Microsoft has mentioned in the past that it would be charged in line with ultrabooks that carry similar configurations.
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Old 11-13-2012, 09:09 AM   #2
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This isn't anything new. Surface Pro was announced at the same time as Surface, it just wasn't going to ship until a few months later.
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So this thing will be in the 699-899 range? Intel just doesnt want to give up on those margins.
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Old 11-13-2012, 10:11 AM   #4
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4 GB of storage space?
Not sure if serious...Unless it will have an SD slot.
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So this thing will be in the 699-899 range? Intel just doesnt want to give up on those margins.
More like $999 for 64GB and $1099 for 128GB. It's basically an Ultrabook, it will be priced like one. Don't expect anything less.
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4 GB of storage space?
Not sure if serious...Unless it will have an SD slot.
Im sure its a bad translation and means RAM. Screen will be 1920*1080 as well I guess.
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Old 11-13-2012, 10:50 AM   #7
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More like $999 for 64GB and $1099 for 128GB. It's basically an Ultrabook, it will be priced like one. Don't expect anything less.
This. I don't see that as a terrible price at all for what you're getting. It's comparatively priced with other ultrabooks, but in a tablet form factor with touchscreen/digitizer. However, for that price I definitely think they should be including a keyboard cover.

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I'm curious to see the business grade Lenovo products that come as a reaction to this. You know, on the "ThinkPad" line.
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Old 11-13-2012, 01:35 PM   #9
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So this thing will be in the 699-899 range? Intel just doesnt want to give up on those margins@#@#
Explain this then:
http://techreport.com/news/23893/new...side-costs-199

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Mechanical storage instead of solid state.
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