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Videobub
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re: Microsoft Surface RT more profitable than iPad
Videobub   11/7/2012 4:30:23 PM
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Significantly the lower cost probably comes from a sub-par display that has rather low resolution for its size. My 4.8" phone has a 1280 x 720 display, almost the same resolution as Microsoft's 10" display. And no comparison to the iPad3...

eewiz
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re: Microsoft Surface RT more profitable than iPad
eewiz   11/7/2012 9:02:25 AM
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At the current prices. No it wont. If they priced at kindle/nexus7 levels, then maybe. The only adv of surface is that it has MS Office. However MS is releasing an iOS version of office soon. So no reason to buy surface over ipad.

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re: Microsoft Surface RT more profitable than iPad
mcgrathdylan   11/6/2012 5:11:00 PM
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You don't think the Surface has any hope of being a big seller?

eewiz
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re: Microsoft Surface RT more profitable than iPad
eewiz   11/6/2012 3:35:01 PM
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ya but it will sell only a few thousands. compare that to ipad which sell in millions

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re: Microsoft Surface RT more profitable than iPad
chanj0   11/5/2012 11:19:54 PM
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In addition to the hardware superiority, I've heard from media that the GUI and icon design have been artistically rated high by various design. What do you think?



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