Open Enrollment | Subscribe to Dealerscope HERE
Follow us on

Microsoft Taking Things Slow With Surface, Says Ballmer

November 12, 2012
Microsoft hasn't disclosed initial sales figures for its new Surface tablet, and don't expect it to until the company has fully ramped up the device's distribution.

Speaking to France's Le Parisien, Ballmer said Surface sales "are starting modestly." But the reason for that, he said, isn't necessarily a lack of consumer interest, but the device's limited distribution. Surface is available only from Microsoft's online store and, in the U.S., at a few dozen brick-and-mortar stores and pop-up outlets.

Even so, Surface supplies have been constrained, something that Ballmer



Companies Mentioned:

People Mentioned:

More Suggested Content:

Windows 8 commercial
Windows 8 Launches Friday
October 26, 2012 From News
Microsoft Friday officially releases Windows 8, including the new Surface tablet.
Xbox logo
Microsoft Expands Xbox Subscription Model to All Versions
October 23, 2012 From News
Microsoft, which last year began offering discounted sales of one of its Xbox consoles to those who signed up for monthly online subscription,s is expanding the deal to all devices.


Click here to leave a comment...
Comment *
Most Recent Comments: