The Redmond, Wash., company could revert to the earlier, higher prices with new models later this year, but that seems unlikely considering the difficulty it's had selling its tablets. For the period October 2012 through June 2013, Microsoft recorded just $853 million in revenue from its first foray into computing devices.
A 32GB Surface RT with a Touch Cover now costs $399, or 33 percent less than the price when the tablet debuted last October. The entry-level Surface Pro with a Touch Cover now runs $878, or 14 percent less than in February, when the more capable tablet-notebook hybrid launched.
Microsoft's August sale price for the Surface Pro has become the permanent price.
This article, Microsoft sets $100 Surface Pro discounts in stone, was originally published at Computerworld.com.
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