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  Reply # 942950 29-Nov-2013 15:15
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Impulse buy of a Surface RT, thanks team. I have been tempted by a Pro for a while but this will let me assess form factor, Win8.1, etc for cheap.




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  Reply # 942954 29-Nov-2013 15:29
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Yeah the Pro allows for real work use, as can connect to domains and all, but lets not get carried away with comparisons when the real drawcard here is clearly the 10" brand name tablet at an incredibly low price!

 
 
 
 


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scottjpalmer: Impulse buy of a Surface RT, thanks team. I have been tempted by a Pro for a while but this will let me assess form factor, Win8.1, etc for cheap.



Same here, Cheap enough to justify it!, Now for the long process of doing upgrades from a fresh OS

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  Reply # 942957 29-Nov-2013 15:33
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boby55:
scottjpalmer: Impulse buy of a Surface RT, thanks team. I have been tempted by a Pro for a while but this will let me assess form factor, Win8.1, etc for cheap.



Same here, Cheap enough to justify it!, Now for the long process of doing upgrades from a fresh OS


Currently in progress :-)

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if you're trying to install Windows 8.1 RT on it, just install KB 2871389 then go to the Store and do the 8.1 upgrade

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  Reply # 942983 29-Nov-2013 16:26
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Uhh,lenovo have a black friday sale on . but, they are charging $1100 for win 8 to win 8 pro.

Win8 price...



To windows 8 pro..



Bit pricey for me.

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  Reply # 943028 29-Nov-2013 18:06
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Hmm... looks like I missed the Surface RT deal (Noel Leeming and JB sites say out of stock, and I doubt there'll be any left at either store tomorrow. )




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  Reply # 943031 29-Nov-2013 18:15
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Detruire: Hmm... looks like I missed the Surface RT deal (Noel Leeming and JB sites say out of stock, and I doubt there'll be any left at either store tomorrow. )


I just picked one up from a NL store, but only one left after me.

I would say it is on par with an ipad 2. Slightly thicker and heavier. You can also see a grid of wires on the screen when it is off which I am guessing is the capacitive touch screen layer, which you can't see on ipads. The screen isn't retina so you can see pixels, and the viewing angles don't seem quite as good as an ipad. Overall it looks to be a nice device for $280, and lets me use windows 8 metro like it should be used. At least IE seems to have flash for websites that use flash

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surfisup1000: Uhh,lenovo have a black friday sale on . but, they are charging $1100 for win 8 to win 8 pro.

Win8 price...



To windows 8 pro..



Bit pricey for me.


Can't you buy then ring up to add the product

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  Reply # 943075 29-Nov-2013 18:38
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Detruire: Hmm... looks like I missed the Surface RT deal (Noel Leeming and JB sites say out of stock, and I doubt there'll be any left at either store tomorrow. )


In the end I got four.... (sorry).

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  Reply # 943077 29-Nov-2013 18:41
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Detruire: Hmm... looks like I missed the Surface RT deal (Noel Leeming and JB sites say out of stock, and I doubt there'll be any left at either store tomorrow. )


In the end I got four.... (sorry).






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  Reply # 943118 29-Nov-2013 19:41
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Detruire:
benmurphy66:
Detruire: Hmm... looks like I missed the Surface RT deal (Noel Leeming and JB sites say out of stock, and I doubt there'll be any left at either store tomorrow. )


In the end I got four.... (sorry).




I suggest trying a store rather than online. I went to our local JB store with my sister late afternoon for her to buy one, and they had a handful left.

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  Reply # 943120 29-Nov-2013 19:49
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benmurphy66:
Detruire: Hmm... looks like I missed the Surface RT deal (Noel Leeming and JB sites say out of stock, and I doubt there'll be any left at either store tomorrow. )


In the end I got four.... (sorry).




I suggest trying a store rather than online. I went to our local JB store with my sister late afternoon for her to buy one, and they had a handful left.


I missed out on checking stores today (both close at 5:30 here afaik), and I doubt there'll be any left tomorrow. From what's happened with similar deals in the past, I expect any remaining stock to have been snapped up by staff members. I'll still check anyway, though.




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  Reply # 943123 29-Nov-2013 19:51
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Detruire:
benmurphy66:
Detruire: Hmm... looks like I missed the Surface RT deal (Noel Leeming and JB sites say out of stock, and I doubt there'll be any left at either store tomorrow. )


In the end I got four.... (sorry).




I suggest trying a store rather than online. I went to our local JB store with my sister late afternoon for her to buy one, and they had a handful left.


I missed out on checking stores today (both close at 5:30 here afaik), and I doubt there'll be any left tomorrow. From what's happened with similar deals in the past, I expect any remaining stock to have been snapped up by staff members.


Good luck. Many people may not know about the deal, so you maybe in luck if you get in quick tomorrow. 

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  Reply # 943126 29-Nov-2013 19:56
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Harvey Norman just had an ad on Tv. Surface RT for $298. 400 units nationwide only. Stores open at 6am, tomorrow only.

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