Can a sub-$400 Surface RT give new life to Microsoft’s tablet?

Microsoft will probably price its own 8-inch Surface tablet running Windows RT at $349, just 6 percent higher than Apple’s iPad Mini but nowhere near the basement $199 of Android rivals, an analyst said last week.

Sameer Singh, an analyst who covers tablets and smartphones at his Tech-Thoughts website, pegged the price of an expected Windows RT-powered Surface RT “Mini” using a bill of materials (BOM) estimate largely based on industry-wide commodity component costs…Read more:

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