Maybe it's the silver (and that color Type colors were made available ). Fortunately, RT owners who didn't game much or care for HD video got a performance boost with 8.1.
True. The relative to whom I handed over the RT when I got the Surface 2 now swears by it and has found her use of her Nexus 10 dwindling! I too have found that I am spending more time on my Surface 2 as compared to my desktop machine!!!!