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Big surprise: survey finds nearly no one wants to buy Surface RT tablet

Survey shows no one wants to buy a Microsoft Surface tablet, only 4% of potential tablet buyers inte

By Trace Hagan on Dec 13, 2012 at 04:27 pm CST - 0 mins, 41 secs reading time

A poll shows that nearly no one wants to buy Microsoft's Windows 8 RT tablet known as the Surface RT. Not only is the pricing too high, by some people's opinions, consumers aren't nearly as educated on the product and its capabilities. A poll conducted by Ipsos for Thomson Reuters last week has the hard numbers.

Big surprise: survey finds nearly no one wants to buy Surface RT tablet | TweakTown.com

Only 4 percent of US people interested in buying a tablet were even considering a Surface RT. Compared with 42 percent who were interested in an iPad mini and 16 percent who were looking at a Kindle Fire, you can really see the problem that Microsoft has on its hands. 14 percent were interested in a Samsung Galaxy tablet.

So, if you're interested in a new tablet this holiday season, are you considering the Surface RT or the soon-to-be released Surface Pro? Let us know!

Last updated: Nov 30, -0001 at 12:00 am CST

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