Surface Pro 2's Goneeeeeeeeeeeeee

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Surface Pro 2's Goneeeeeeeeeeeeee

Postposted on Wed Dec 04, 2013 6:23 pm

Been watching the holiday bargains (or lack of) and had my eye on a Surface Pro 2. Of the three remaining brands on M$'s site (Surface, Surface 2, and Surface Pro) 5/8 have been soldout for the last three days, with the 64GB Surface Pro2 going in and out of availability. The 128GB and 512GB Surface Pro 2 have been the only products to remain available pretty much consistently. http://holiday.microsoftstore.com/store ... .286866600


Most likely because I can't find it, I want a 256GB Pro 2 more. The thing is sold out. Everywhere. I've called places locally and used my vast powers of skimming the net and this thing is not available from anywhere semi-reputable. Everyone has the same idea that the 256GB jump is a good deal from the 128GB because of twice the storage and twice the memory (8GB).

Kudos to M$ for cashing out this season and selling the inventory across the board. Just wish I could have nabbed one on sale (student discount at least).
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Re: Surface Pro 2's Goneeeeeeeeeeeeee

Postposted on Wed Dec 04, 2013 6:50 pm

Probably learned their lesson from the first generation and the enormous write-off associated with it by making fewer..
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Re: Surface Pro 2's Goneeeeeeeeeeeeee

Postposted on Wed Dec 04, 2013 9:14 pm

derFunkenstein wrote:Probably learned their lesson from the first generation and the enormous write-off associated with it by making fewer..

The Pro was not the problem.
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Re: Surface Pro 2's Goneeeeeeeeeeeeee

Postposted on Wed Dec 04, 2013 9:41 pm

I've considered the Pro 2 with the same specs for photography work- could easily put it on a stand and use it tethered, or use it to review shots, etc. It could also handle most editing tasks on the go, and the pen input on a calibrated display would be useful regardless.

It's the price that's given me pause :).
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Re: Surface Pro 2's Goneeeeeeeeeeeeee

Postposted on Wed Dec 04, 2013 11:29 pm

Airmantharp wrote:I've considered the Pro 2 with the same specs for photography work- could easily put it on a stand and use it tethered, or use it to review shots, etc. It could also handle most editing tasks on the go, and the pen input on a calibrated display would be useful regardless.

It's the price that's given me pause :).


Hear you on that. If you apply a student discount you get an instant 10% off each line, which is pretty nice. I'm sure you have an EDU account to access somewhere.
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Re: Surface Pro 2's Goneeeeeeeeeeeeee

Postposted on Fri Dec 06, 2013 10:06 am

More stock has come in today, esp* the 256/8GB version on the M$ store.
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