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Old 19-05-2014, 11:12 PM   #2746
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is it a discouragement to you guys that the battery is non-removable and if any component conks off after a year, its 1k+ gone?
By the time the battery dies, one should be about ready for an upgrade. As for a component/s conking out, local warranty is important.
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Old 20-05-2014, 01:04 AM   #2747
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is it a discouragement to you guys that the battery is non-removable and if any component conks off after a year, its 1k+ gone?
I would say for tablet gadgets, it should be drop half after 6 mths... something similar to laptops cycle.
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Old 20-05-2014, 01:10 AM   #2748
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microsoft 2 years warranty for surface

Microsoft Surface warranty | Surface extended warranty | Microsoft Complete
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Old 20-05-2014, 01:44 PM   #2749
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that would be a superb price... but but... we can wish...

it it really happens, I might buy one more sp2 lol
I think it's better they just skip SP2, and just release SP3.. Based on rumor, it seems to be 12" screen with less bezel, but bigger and thinner. 10" screen is bit too small to use as work device..
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Old 20-05-2014, 03:51 PM   #2750
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12" a bit huge lei
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Old 20-05-2014, 05:16 PM   #2751
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12" a bit huge lei
but i find 10 inch in laptop mode too small. so 12 seems ok.
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Old 20-05-2014, 06:18 PM   #2752
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12" is too big for a tablet for me, unless MS can work some magic by shrinking the bezel on the current SP2 and expanding the dimensions by just a wee bit.

but all this could just be nothing is the SP3 or whatever the new device is never sees the light of day here.
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Old 20-05-2014, 07:14 PM   #2753
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12" is too big for a tablet for me, unless MS can work some magic by shrinking the bezel on the current SP2 and expanding the dimensions by just a wee bit.

but all this could just be nothing is the SP3 or whatever the new device is never sees the light of day here.
12 inch tablets serve a very different purpose from 10 inchers leh. I've been using an Asus Eee Slate for work for years because that extra real estate is essential for the pen work that I do daily. The Surface Pro that I use trades that off for portability, funny as that sounds to people who might be used to iPads.

The way I see it is this - 12 inchers are for professional grade stylus-based work, 8 inchers are for mobile content consumption and maybe lightweight productivity. 10 inchers can serve both purposes but will excel at neither. But having said that, I lent a colleague my Surface Pro once and she ended up buying a Surface Pro for herself right after that... that's how awesome that thing is for my work. Unfortunately for MS, none of us really see the need to upgrade the Surface Pro. The short battery life is still more than enough for our use

I do wish there'll be more shops importing the SP3 though... the urge to upgrade isn't a need but an itch
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Old 20-05-2014, 10:06 PM   #2754
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hopefully SP3 will be 12"

its useful for those who needs to do presentation and need the capability of wacom pen for signing too. with its i5 processor is a big welcome too. try loading a few PDF on intel atom or those mobility chips. big headache.
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Old 20-05-2014, 10:52 PM   #2755
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Microsoft's Surface event is starting at 11:00 am EST Go here for real-time updates: Live From Microsoft's NYC Surface Event | News & Opinion | PCMag.com

and microsoft's live webcast
http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/news/...20webcast.aspx
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Old 20-05-2014, 11:17 PM   #2756
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look at the number of Apple products..lol
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Old 20-05-2014, 11:21 PM   #2757
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Surface Pro 3 launched.

9.1mm thin.

Faster than SP2.

12" 2160x1440 Screen.

3 by 2 display.

800grams

Core i7.

Longer battery life than SP2.

Docking station to push display out to 4K screen.

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Old 20-05-2014, 11:26 PM   #2758
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wtf... i7?!?!?!?!?!?!?!
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Old 20-05-2014, 11:36 PM   #2759
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Wah piang.. Surface pro 2 not even here in Sg but US launches pro 3 liao
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Old 20-05-2014, 11:41 PM   #2760
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Wah piang.. Surface pro 2 not even here in Sg but US launches pro 3 liao
Microsoft Singapore launches SP2 locally tomorrow. lol
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