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Microsoft Cuts Surface Pro Tablets by $100 til End of August
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Default Microsoft Cuts Surface Pro Tablets by $100 til End of August - 08-05-2013, 15:49 | posts: 21,374 | Location: Guru3D testlab

MicrosoftÂ*has confirmed that it's now offering a $100 price cut for its Surface Pro tablet with one slight catch – those interested in purchasing the device, at discount, will have until A...

Microsoft Cuts Surface Pro Tablets by $100 til End of August
   
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Default 08-05-2013, 16:57 | posts: 11,305 | Location: Finland

Sweet! Really want to buy that 128gb model.
   
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With Haswell's incredible battery improvements and the second generation of such PC tablets coming out now; you have to be very desperate to pick this up.
   
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You don't have to be desperate.... Just have to be the average consumer that doesn't know what's going on outside of their own little circle... Most consumers have no clue what's going on in the tech industry and therefore jump on deals like this. Doesn't really matter if the price is still a complete ripoff or not. Personally, until Surface and Surface Pro reach the $200-300 and $500-600 range respectively....I won't touch either. I did finally get a chance to play with an Acer Iconia W8 at OfficeDepot the other day....still not sold on it though. At $300, it's still overpriced for the limited functionality.


   
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Default 08-05-2013, 21:34 | posts: 4,162 | Location: NorCal

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You don't have to be desperate.... Just have to be the average consumer that doesn't know what's going on outside of their own little circle... Most consumers have no clue what's going on in the tech industry and therefore jump on deals like this. Doesn't really matter if the price is still a complete ripoff or not. Personally, until Surface and Surface Pro reach the $200-300 and $500-600 range respectively....I won't touch either. I did finally get a chance to play with an Acer Iconia W8 at OfficeDepot the other day....still not sold on it though. At $300, it's still overpriced for the limited functionality.

surface pro at 500_600 would be perfect if buy 2 right now
   
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Default 08-05-2013, 23:02 | posts: 1,641 | Location: The Netherlands

I got the Surface Pro 128gb, and I am quite happy with it!

It does everything I want to do with it, like browsing, light photoshopping, very light gaming. And the battery is better then any windows laptop I ever had. I don't say it isn't overpriced, but its not "that bad"
   
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Default 08-05-2013, 23:21 | posts: 16,634 | Location: US East Coast

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surface pro at 500_600 would be perfect if buy 2 right now
$500-600 isn't a great price when you can get a comparable laptop for $300....or a comparable Android tablet for $300-400


   
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Default 08-06-2013, 16:02 | posts: 76 | Location: Uk

Acer have started offering £100 cash back on W700 and other tablets drops to £599 for w700 on amazon now...


https://acercashback.com/uk/en/
   
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Default 08-06-2013, 18:28 | posts: 4,162 | Location: NorCal

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$500-600 isn't a great price when you can get a comparable laptop for $300....or a comparable Android tablet for $300-400
it is if you depend on Microsoft access for work
   
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Default 08-06-2013, 20:01 | posts: 1,256 | Location: UK

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...It does everything I want to do with it....
And that is the only thing of importance.

Buy something not for its technical specifications, but because it does what you need it to do.

Everything else is playground bs.
   
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Default 08-06-2013, 20:27 | posts: 13,599 | Location: USA

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I got the Surface Pro 128gb, and I am quite happy with it!

It does everything I want to do with it, like browsing, light photoshopping, very light gaming. And the battery is better then any windows laptop I ever had. I don't say it isn't overpriced, but its not "that bad"
What type of light gaming are you talking about?
   
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