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Microsoft Surface Pricing: Too Hot or Just Right?

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http://www.thevarguy.com – Four months after Microsoft (NASDAQ: MSFT) displayed its upcoming Surface tablet, the software-turned-hardware maker released details on the device’s pricing scheme, with the basic 32GB version starting at $499, a similar configuration bundled with a touch cover priced at $599 and, at the high-end, a 64GB model priced at $699. Surface will be available Oct. 26 and Microsoft already has opened pre-orders. Amid the details remains two nagging questions: What took so long, and why still no nibble for partners? With Surface’s intro less than two weeks away, why did Redmond wait so long to clue (IT news)