"The device starts at $799, which might be the right price for a traveling companion supertablet. But things get tricky real fast from there. I got the version with 256 GB of storage instead of the 64 GB base, a speedier chip, and the sold-separately keyboard, and ended up around $1,400. For that price, the machine should walk into my house, punch my laptop in the face, and make me an omelet. It did none of that.Microsoft's Surface Pro 3: The Best Tablet a Lot of Money Can Buy - Businessweek
I know the price is messed up because every single person who has shown curiosity about the device and reached out to poke it has—after I told them the grim figure—recoiled and made the “What?” face. You don’t see that face in Microsoft’s ads, and it’s a problem the company will need to resolve to make the Surface a success."
Friday, August 15, 2014
Microsoft's Surface Pro 3: The Best Tablet a Lot of Money Can Buy - Businessweek
You can buy a 13" MacBook Air and an iPad mini Retina for that same ~$1,400