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Microsoft Surface 2 generates more interest than its predecessor did last year

0. phoneArena posted on 28 Nov 2013, 01:13

Based on Google Trends for Search data relating to the four Microsoft Surface devices that have been released, the Surface 2 is the most searched among the Microsoft Surface RT, Microsoft Surface Pro, Microsoft Surface 2 and Microsoft Surface Pro 2. The sequel to Microsoft's Surface RT powered slab is surprisingly followed by searches for the original Microsoft Surface Pro, the Surface Pro 2 and the Surface RT...

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posted on 28 Nov 2013, 01:13 2

1. spectrums (Posts: 127; Member since: 14 Nov 2013)

hahah only interest? not buy? :lol:

posted on 28 Nov 2013, 03:11 1

3. sri_tech (Posts: 188; Member since: 21 May 2013)

Sales are also much better than last year.

As per Chitika, the surface usage is growing and its almost closing in on Nexus tablets from Google.


Surface web usage is at 6.4% vs 8.2% for nexus (this is non-iPAD tablet share).

Remember, nexus tablets are much cheaper and consists of three models (nexus 7, nexus 7 2013, nexus 10).

Also, nexus 7 (2013) released much in 5 months back and original nexus also available 6 months earlier than surface RT.

Its not bad for surface when you consider that Surface costs ($350+) while you can get nexus for $230 and old nexus is available for around $120-$150.

posted on 28 Nov 2013, 10:21

6. sprockkets (Posts: 1611; Member since: 16 Jan 2012)

Why would a surface tablet running full windows uniquely identify itself as to what model it runs? Full blown computers don't do that.

Willing to bet that 6.4 number is ALL the lousy Winrt tablets in existance.

posted on 28 Nov 2013, 02:07 1

2. hmd74 (Posts: 489; Member since: 31 Jan 2013)

Really want to have a surface...

posted on 28 Nov 2013, 06:14

4. Edmund (Posts: 656; Member since: 13 Jul 2012)

Its predecessor still generated more interest than the original chromebook or motorola xoom/htc flyer ever did.

posted on 28 Nov 2013, 07:22

5. philfoster (Posts: 34; Member since: 01 Mar 2012)

Windows RT still a failure, we want Windows 9

posted on 28 Nov 2013, 10:27

7. 7thspaceman (Posts: 1584; Member since: 14 Feb 2011)

Folks I said it before and I will say it again do not put the Windows on Arms tablets down why should Apple Ipads and Android Tablets be the Only Tablets allowed to use non windows desktop Touch screen only APPS. Standard Windows X86 programs just will not run on mobile ARMS CPUS"S because they were designed to only run on Intel/AMD x86 CPU's Microsoft and it's X86 software Partners have rewrite thei X86r software to run on ARMS Mobile CPU's this will take time. folks lets be for real most People use their Tablet for
WIFI or 4G connected internet based Enterprise Business, Entertainment, shopping, News,
Facebook, Twitter, Educational information, Web Information searchs, you can do all these things on a Surface 2 or Nokia 2520 with ease. true The Windows on arms tablets need more apps do not worry more apps are coming to this platform. The windows 8.1 surface 2 and the Nokia 2520 are the best office Production work and small game player Tablets on the market check out you video's about the Windows Rt , Surface 2, Nokia 2520 gaming power with a standard Xbox hand held game controller it's exciting.

posted on 28 Nov 2013, 10:38

8. 7thspaceman (Posts: 1584; Member since: 14 Feb 2011)

I meant check out the you tube video's to see how a xbox hand held controller can be used to play tons of games on a surface RT and will do it even better on The faste more powerful new Surface 2 or the Nokia 2520

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