Now 32 GB Surface sold out in UK and Canada


Good news for Microsoft and Windows RT fans is that the 32 GB Windows RT has now sold out also in Canada and UK.

The 32 GB device has also proven to be popular in USA, where it sold out in less than 24 hours.

We generally expected that the 32 GB device was selling out because it is the cheapest, but an alternate theory also actually makes a lot of sense – the bundles only include a Black Touch Cover, a colour I suspect few people would chose, suggesting many people are paying the $20 premium to get the actual colour of their choice or even the Type Cover, rather than settling for the bundled “freebie”.

Via WPC.

  • tarun Singh

    Great Start or less inventory ?

    • Bugbog

      200, 500 1000, 5000? Whatever. There is still demand.

      • SocalBrian

        Size of the demand matters – at your figures of 200, 500, 1000, even 5,000 the thing would be a huge failure.

        • Bugbog

          I’m referring to the site pre-orders. These are [I believe] used as a gauge (given that it’s MS’s first time).

          A sold out test pre-order of 5K, per website, for arrival on keynote day, isn’t a bad start. Then, there-on, they can start to seriously fulfill orders.

          • SocalBrian

            Sorry but its a crappy “worse than play book start.” I do think they were smart to release after earnings so they have months to work on it before having to go public with real numbers.

          • Bugbog

            That we don’t know what the ‘sold out’ numbers are, is dis-ingenuous at best.

            But to go from that to “worse than Playbook”?? What crack are you smoking? 😀

          • SocalBrian

            You’re the person who offered up numbers, not me.

  • GGlazer

    I hammered on the Canadian site for two days straight I couldn’t complete the purchase. Kept getting errors, sometimes the page wouldn’t even load. Seemed like the site was a little overwhelmed.

  • John Ellis

    Am I the only person who got stung by this? I placed my order on the 16th and now the shipment is delayed by 2 weeks. I find myself surprisingly annoyed by this, surely somebody else has had their order delayed?!

    • lol

      how bout you stfu u poof

    • Mack

      Mine was also delayed to Nov. 2nd. I’m not impressed…

  • NedKelly

    The Touch Cover 32GB version is now sold out in the UK