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Considering the price, and what the pro tablet actually DOES, I'd say this is on my buy list.
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Light use for me=taking notes in OneNote with the screen at maybe 30% brightness and the wifi off. If the Surface Pro can pull off at least 5 hours with that kind of usage, I'll consider getting one to replace my 4 year old Thinkpad X200t (which manages 6.5 hours under that same usage scenario with the extended battery).

If the Surface Pro has ultrabook-like battery life, it should be able to pull that off easily. My UX32VD in offline mode with lowest brightness settings can get 6-7 hours, so I think the Surface Pro can get at least 5.
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I'm getting a Surface RT as I don't need this much power and flexibility, and then I'll build a Haswell rig later. I hope the Tegra 4 comes to the Surface this year.
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