Microsoft Surface Pro sell-out flap: Is the tablet really that popular?

It's apparent that Microsoft's Surface Pro sold out fast upon release, but is this because of under-stock or over-demand?

By John P. Mello Jr., PC World |  Mobile & Wireless, Microsoft Surface Pro, Surface Pro

Still, other than the controversial sell-out claim, signs indicate that the Surface Pro may have stronger legs than the Surface RT has in the market. For example, a study released by Forrester Research found that a Microsoft tablet was a most desired item for many tech workers.

Of course, Microsoft could settle the sell-out controversy by releasing sales numbers for Surface Pro. If the company sold a million units, then all the conspiracy theorists would go away. If it sold 6000 units, then maybe the skeptics might have a point about supply manipulation.

That's not likely to happen, though, since Microsoft hasn't even released the official numbers for Surface RT sales.


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