Rumors from the Asian Supply chain say that Microsoft has cut the production of Surface RT tablets by half because of weak demand.
Are Windows Surface RT tablets a failure? A new report from Digitimes says so. Microsoft has according to sources cut the orders for Surface RT tablets by 50%. Instead of the planned 4 million units only 2 million are supposed to be going into the sales channel.
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The reason for the cut is weak demand. The demand for Windows RT tablets in general is according to Digitimes weak.
The Surface tablet did sell out during pre-order. If the rumors are true than only early adopters bought the Surface tablet at launch and then sales dropped off.
Looks like consumers stick to the Apple iPad this Holiday season.