Tuesday, January 15, 2013

Microsoft Just Sell 1 Million Surface During Christmas

Competing in a market dominated by Apple's iPad is not easy. Yet many manufacturers are trying with different bets and one of them is Microsoft.

The Redmond-based company a few weeks, ago that launched the Microsoft Surface, but it seems that they are not getting the expected results during the Christmas season has only managed to put one million units of the tablet. According to Wall Street analysts, the tablet has two major problems: being compared with the Apple iPad on the other hand is available in very few retail businesses.

microsoft surface rt Microsoft Apenas Vende 1 Millón de Surface Durante las Navidades

Analysts had predicted that Microsoft would be able to sell two million units, so the actual figure falls well short of what was expected, something that probably is not liking anything to the officials of the company.

For analysts, the main problems are that are trying to compete with Apple's iPad with a product that is priced above similar and are still trying to promote a tracking device designed using computer applications in the era where tablets are starting to success with the public. On the other hand, we also see a problem that Microsoft only sold the device in its own stores, but now Microsoft has begun RT Surface distribution through partners like Best Buy or Staples.

Microsoft does not get a very good sales of its Surface RT during Christmas

Microsoft should start focusing more exclusively on the launch will occur later this month. The Pro version of Surface hit stores and the device itself will be able to run Windows 8, the latest operating system from Redmond, perhaps the "link" that they need to boost sales of its tablet.

Since then Microsoft has a rather complicated task to fight Apple in the consumer market. Maybe have a clearer opportunity in professional environments, where the company is established and best companies have already done (in many cases) large investments in their products. Anyway, have to see how things progress and if it really is successful the new Microsoft Surface Pro

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