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Swedish website takes Microsoft Surface tablet preorders starting at a budget-busting $1,000

From the department of wild speculation, WPCentral has found a Swedish website that is taking pre-orders for Microsoft’s (MSFT) 32GB Windows RT-based Surface tablet and is charging a whopping 6990 krona, or roughly $1,000. It should be noted that the Microsoft has yet to release any definitive pricing information on its Surface tablets yet, and the company likely knows that charging $1,000 for its base-model RT tablet would be an act of depraved insanity. Pricing can also vary tremendously between markets, so here’s hoping that Microsoft has a little more sense than to destroy its own tablet business before it even launches.


Prior to joining BGR as News Editor, Brad Reed spent five years covering the wireless industry for Network World. His first smartphone was a BlackBerry but he has since become a loyal Android user.