Microsoft Surface Pricing - Is It Just Too Expensive?

Jon discusses the Microsoft Surface - specifically, its pricing. In the recent age of techno-consumerism where high quality tablets featuring the latest OS firmwares and tech specs are available at rock bottom prices, it's a bit hard to swallow Microsoft's Surface cost of $600-$700. Will this backfire on them?

Is anyone going to pay this much for a Windows tablet? See what Jon thinks.