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Despite the fact the the final pricing on the Microsoft Surface Tablet seems to a bit high to some analysts, that didn't stop consumers from snapping up the new tablet quickly. In fact, the pre-orders for the base model of the Surface tablet have already sold out in less than 24 hours. The final launch date for the tablet will be on October 26th. Here is a quote with a few more details,
How many of our members jumped in on the pre-order and helped make these numbers so good?As of Wednesday morning, less than 24 hours after pre-sales went live at noon on Wednesday, shipping times for the stand-alone 32GB Microsoft Surface tablet slipped to “within 3 weeks.” Microsoft did state on Tuesday that preorder inventory would be limited, though it did not clarify how many tablets it would have on hand for pre-sales. As of the time of this writing, launch-day inventory of the 32GB Surface with a black Touch Cover ($599) and the 64GB Surface with a black Touch Cover ($699) was still available.