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Decent, I don't like the display though... even after reading the reddit response on it.

You're judging a display before you've seen it first-hand? thumb.gif
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No, I meant I don't like the sound of it... 1366x768 is 99% meh material.
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I've not been following the device much, but what bits and pieces i have seen doesn't get me impressed. It's price isn't too good either, and to think there is a PRO version coming too that's even higher!
 
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It amazes me that so many people on OCN think this thing runs full Windows.
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It amazes me that so many people on OCN think this thing runs full Windows.

To be honest every single person here complained about it not being on x86, I have personally not seen a single person (on OCN) thinking it full Windows 8 (I think just one person)
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$500 for the RT? The RT doesn't even run real Windows 8!

Looks like the Surface Pro (the one which runs full Windows 8) will be $1000.

Epic fail.

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It amazes me that so many people on OCN think this thing runs full Windows.

To be honest every single person here complained about it not being on x86, I have personally not seen a single person (on OCN) thinking it full Windows 8 (I think just one person)

The RT runs a "tablet" version of Windows 8, which is not compatible with any of your standard Windows programs like MS Office, etc. It's closer to Windows Phone or Android than it is to full Windows 8...
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To be honest every single person here complained about it not being on x86, I have personally not seen a single person (on OCN) thinking it full Windows 8 (I think just one person)

I could have sworn there was more than that. Even so, just imagine how many regular people are going to think this thing is running full Windows.
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The RT runs a "tablet" version of Windows 8, which is not compatible with any of your standard Windows programs like MS Office, etc. It's closer to Windows Phone or Android than it is to full Windows 8...

Yea... we know.
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for the RT? The RT doesn't even run real Windows 8!
Looks like the Surface Pro (the one which runs full Windows 8) will be
Epic fail.
The RT runs a "tablet" version of Windows 8, which is not compatible with any of your standard Windows programs like MS Office, etc. It's closer to Windows Phone or Android than it is to full Windows 8...

Yes we know that.

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Even so, just imagine how many regular people are going to think this thing is running full Windows.

Yea I don't know how Microsoft handled it's marketing about it but from what I heard they have not made really clear that RT is just a tablet OS and that it's not even near Windows Pro
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We know but the general public probably does not.


Will be huge fun seeing the general public figure all this out. With the new iPad mini, I don't see how it will sell.
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£500 for this is a bit of a joke, but then there's a lot of tablets out there costing this much.
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