Microsoft reduces prices on multiple Windows 8 tablets and hybrids

By Shawn Knight
Apr 3, 2013
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  1. If you’re in the market for a Windows 8 tablet or hybrid, now may be as good of time as any to pull the trigger. That’s because Microsoft recently slashed prices on a number of systems in the Microsoft Store....

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  2. treeski

    treeski TS Guru Posts: 934   +158

    I picked up the Samsung Ativ Smart PC 500t with keyboard for $550 on ebay... winning!
  3. VitalyT

    VitalyT ex-starfish Posts: 2,442   +775

    Hush! Nobody say nothing! We don't care, and our resolve is strong on that one :)
    psycros likes this.
  4. JC713

    JC713 TS Evangelist Posts: 7,227   +957

    This is no surprise.
  5. jetkami

    jetkami TS Rookie Posts: 99

    Cough...ack...still overpriced...cough
    psycros likes this.
  6. psycros

    psycros TS Addict Posts: 873   +300

    "Samsung Ativ Smart PC with keyboard"

    Holy crap, only $700 and they INCLUDE A KEYBOARD???
  7. Skidmarksdeluxe

    Skidmarksdeluxe TS Evangelist Posts: 4,455   +1,138

    Yeah? Maybe Micro$oft only just realized Win 8 is not convincing enough after believing their own hype hence the reduction in price. I agree with jetkami though 100%
  8. Julien

    Julien TS Member

    At 599.99 or 849.99, that HP Ultrabook is over priced. SSD's are continually decreasing in gb/$ and 64gb with Windows 8 is too low. Even 128gb ssd is something I would avoid purchasing given the size of program suites like office, adobe, and such. If one isn't planning on using any of this and is just planning on using this UB as a browsing tool, buy a Chromebook with an atom and small flash storage; same thing.
  9. tipstir

    tipstir TS Ambassador Posts: 4,844   +103

    Knock off $200 or $300 off current MSRP. Then we can talk about buying these devices. Bring the price down!

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