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[MaxPC] Standalone Surface RT Tablets Sell Out in One Day, Windows 8 Pro Models 'Coming Soon'

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there were enough pre-order buyers to deplete whatever initial stock of the standalone 32GB model the Redmond company had set aside. Now when you go to order a 32GB Surface RT without a Touch Cover, the estimated delivery is "within 3 weeks" instead of October 26, which is when the other models will still arrive.

http://www.maximumpc.com/article/news/standalone_surface_rt_tablets_sell_out_one_day_windows_8_pro_models_coming_soon
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You're avatar is how my face looks right now lol.
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Hopefully they release the Pro with a realistic price next...Incredible how such a limited device sold out that fast! redface.gif
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Hopefully they release the Pro with a realistic price next...Incredible how such a limited device sold out that fast! redface.gif

apple have "simplified" minds of a lot of consumers these days
and by that i mean making it so that people will buy into whatever they see in an ad
 
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I was eyeballing Acer's Windows 8 slates, but since the Surface Pro comes in at 10.6" (instead of 11.6") and it's half a pound lighter than the Acer model, the Surface pro has my attention... Offer me a model at $800-900 or so and I'm probably in tongue.gif I'm tempted by the XPS12, too... I just wish each XPS12 model was about $200 cheaper tongue.gif

I hadn't known the Surface Pro specs until I read this article, thanks.
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