Microsoft halved order to produce tablets Surface

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Microsoft officials have not officially announced the number of sold Surface – is indirect evidence that the tablet is sold worse than expected in the company.

MOSCOW, November 29 – RIA Novosti. company Microsoft, planning to sell before the end of this year, four million tablets Surface, reduced the amount of the order for the production of the device up to two million, the website DigiTimes , citing sources among suppliers of electronic components.

Microsoft officials have not officially announced the number of sold Surface – is indirect evidence that the tablet is sold worse than expected in the company.

Surface sales in the U.S. market began in late October, along with the global launch of Windows 8, at a price of $ 499 for a model with 32 GB and no attachable keyboard. Surface debut version running Windows RT – a special version of Windows 8, which does not support running applications written for previous versions of Windows.

Other manufacturers of tablet-based Windows RT, including Asus, Samsung and Dell also reported low user interest in these devices, says DigiTimes.

According to unofficial sources, Russia selling Microsoft Surface can be launched in early 2013.

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