Microsoft Said To Make 3 Million Surface Tablets Raising Hopes For Low Price

Posted: Aug 20 2012, 4:16am CDT | by , in Rumors | Tablets

Microsoft said to make 3 million Surface tablets raising Hopes for Low Price

Analysts at IDC say that Microsoft is building more than 3 million Surface tablets for 2012.

When Microsoft unveiled the Surface tablets it did not say anything about pricing. This is the key information that will uncover Microsoft's strategy for the Surface tablets. A new report from CNET says that market research company IDC thinks that Microsoft is building over 3 million Surface computers for 2012. This would be a lot. To move that number of tablets Microsoft needs to offer them at competitive prices.

The number is though not that high that it would support the $199 Windows 8 RT Surface tablet rumor. The 3 million say tough that Microsoft is making a serious effort to establish the Surface tablets in the market place. The Surface prices will most likely match those of the comparable iPad models.

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