Microsoft RT Tablet Slashed 60% To $219

Written by Computer Daily News     03/07/2013 | 07:29 | Category: HOME OFFICE

Microsoft Australia has cut the price of its Surface RT tablet, which is used in Hawaii Five O to solve most crimes, in a bid to steer students away from Apple. Where the bottom of the range Surface RT 32 gigabyte would normally cost shoppers A$559, students will now be charged $219, a 60 percent discount.

Microsoft RT Tablet Slashed 60% To $219

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The more expensive Surface RT with type keyboard cover has seen its RRP cut by 55 percent to $319.

The deal should see Microsoft increase its currently low tablet market share in Q3, IDC analyst Suzanne Tai told Channel News.