Microsoft hasn’t been very forthcoming about what it plans to charge customers for its soon-to-be-released Surface tablet, but CEO Steve Ballmer told the Seattle Times that the device will be priced more to compete with Apple’s iPad than with low-cost tablets such as the Kindle Fire HD or the Google Nexus 7. Specifically, Ballmer said he expected various Surface models to sell from “probably $300 to about $700 or $800? depending on whether they’re equipped with Windows RT or Windows 8 Pro. Read the full story at Boy Genius Report.
Microsoft Surface tablet to start around $300
Author: Shelly Palmer
Shelly Palmer is Fox 5 New York's On-air Tech Expert (WNYW-TV) and the host of Fox Television's monthly show Shelly Palmer Digital Living. He also hosts United Stations Radio Network's, Shelly Palmer Digital Living Daily, a daily syndicated radio report that features insightful commentary and a unique insiders take on the biggest stories in technology, media, and entertainment. He is Managing Director of Advanced Media Ventures Group, LLC an industry-leading advisory and business development firm and a member of the Executive Committee of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (the organization that bestows the coveted Emmy® Awards).