Microsoft sees an uptick in Surface sales for Q4 2013

Microsoft Surface sales double for the final quarter of 2013.

Published Sat, Jan 25 2014 9:01 PM CST   |   Updated Tue, Nov 3 2020 12:19 PM CST

Sales of Microsoft's Surface line of slates are beginning to increase, where back in Microsoft's first quarter of FY2014, it sold $400 million worth. Compared to second quarter FY2014, where it sold $893 million worth - a nice increase in sales.

Microsoft sees an uptick in Surface sales for Q4 2013 |

Microsoft didn't unveil how many units it sold, but even with the increased sales, the company is still at a $39 million loss on the Surface line. Amy Hood, Microsoft's Chief Financial Officer, said: "With Surface, demand continued to grow, benefiting from improved execution at retail and favorable reviews of the new Surface devices. Sequentially, both units and revenue more than doubled this quarter, with customers recognizing Surface's differentiated value proposition as one device for everything in their life. We feel good about the progress we have made over the past couple of quarters, and are enthusiastic about the overall opportunity ahead with Surface".


Anthony is a long time PC enthusiast with a passion of hate for games built around consoles. FPS gaming since the pre-Quake days, where you were insulted if you used a mouse to aim, he has been addicted to gaming and hardware ever since. Working in IT retail for 10 years gave him great experience with custom-built PCs. His addiction to GPU tech is unwavering.

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