Amazon mistakenly lists Microsoft Surface Touch Cover on sale for only $19.99

Amazon mistakenly lists Microsoft Surface Touch Cover on sale for only $19.99
If you're the type that knows a bargain when you see one, hopefully you took advantage of a big boo boo made earlier on Friday by Amazon. The online retailer had a listing for the Microsoft Surface Touch Cover. This is the 3mm thick cover for Microsoft's new slate that also doubles as a touch sensitive QWERTY keyboard. Normally listed on sale for $119.99, Amazon had posted a price of $19.99 for the Touch Cover. The product was out of stock, but Amazon was still accepting orders for those who don't mind waiting for the retailer's inventory to be replenished. With the $19.99 price believed to be a typo, it is unclear whether or not Amazon will honor the orders placed at the lower price.

The Microsoft Surface does have a virtual QWERTY keyboard, but the Touch Cover and the Type Cover are both available as accessories. As we pointed out, the former is a cover with a touch sensitive QWERTY keyboard while the latter is a cover that doubles as a traditional QWERTY keyboard with raised keys. Both connect to the tablet with the use of a magnetic dock. Even though most people are used to the style of the keyboard on the Type Cover, many are saying that the typing experience is superior on the cheaper Touch Cover.

Later on Friday, Amazon took down the price of the listing, replacing it with a message that it would notify those who leave their email address when the cover is back in stock.

source: Amazon, MicrosoftNews via WMPoweruser

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