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Christmas Retail Checks Show Microsoft Surface Demand Modest Compared to iPad and Kindle Fire

December 26, 2012

It's too early for concrete sales numbers, but already we're getting an indication of which tablets were more popular amongst holiday shoppers. Unsurprisingly, the Apple iPad and Kindle Fire dominated, while the Microsoft Surface didn't.

The latest estimates come from R.W. Baird's William Power, who does weekly checks of mobile device sales. Power spoke with Best Buy and Staples representatives about which tablets they're recommending and which ones are selling.



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