Windows RT tabs to be $200 to $300 cheaper than Windows 8 Tabs

Lenovo Thinkpad tablets


It was reported that Microsoft may priced its Surface tablets at $199. Acer chairman JT Wang commented publicly that “Microsoft is currently looking for solutions such as creating a price gap to minimize the negative impact on other vendors’ product lineups.” Lang has called for Microsoft to ‘think twice’ about Surface tablet Microsoft bulking up on staff for next-gen Surface devices Wang said that a Surface tablet priced at $199 would have a disruptive impact on OEMs tablets. But one priced at $499 to $599 would have “a lot smaller” impact.

In an interview with Bloomberg, David Schmoock, Senior VP of Lenovo’s North American division, reports that a full-on Windows 8 tablets would ring up between $600 and $700, noting that ARM-based Windows RT slates would sell for $200 to $300 less. “RT will play in consumer and retail at very aggressive price points.” He added that, “It will do well but it’s going to be more of a consumer price point play to begin with.”

Sources: BloombergCnet

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