Microsoft Surface not quite so painfully expensive now

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Microsoft Surface not quite so painfully expensive now

This price drop is good news if you've had your eye on the Microsoft Surface RT or Surface RT tablets. Click to see how much cheaper they are now.

The 64GB Surface Pro is now $889 in Australia, down from $999, and the 128GB model is now $999, down from $1,099) from the Microsoft Online Store and retailers such as JB Hi-Fi and Harvey Norman.

Our sister site CRN is also reporting that the price of the cheaper Microsoft Surface RT tablet, which does not run "desktop" Windows x86 software, has also been reduced. According to this article by CRN, the Surface RT 32GB with a black Touch Cover keyboard is down $50 to $449. The 64GB version with the Touch Cover keyboard is down $50 to $559.
 
The Surface Touch Cover accessory has also been reduced by almost 30% and now costs $99.
 
In the review of the Microsoft Surface we published, price and battery life were two criticisms, although otherwise the review was very positive. The sting has come off the price a touch, at least.
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