Computerworld - Microsoft's second-generation Surface tablets didn't dazzle analysts on Monday, even with improved processor speeds, better cameras and longer battery life.
Both the new Surface 2 and Surface Pro 2
will be available on Oct. 22, with the Surface 2 starting at $449 and the Surface Pro 2 starting at $899.
Analysts said Microsoft
still must wrestle with tricky issues such as a small installed base for Windows tablets, too few apps for Windows RT and overall prices that are too high compared to many Android tablets, even though Microsoft kicked in freebies such as Skype and cloud storage