Microsoft sells USD 853 mln worth of Surface tablets

Wednesday 31 July 2013 | 10:06 CET | News
Microsoft's Surface RT and Surface Pro tablets have brought in USD 853 million of revenue since they were launched in October 2012 and in February this year, according to the company's annual report, filed with regulators on 30 July. This is less than the USD 900 million write-off it took in its fiscal fourth quarter to the end of June on the value of unsold Surface RTs. Microsoft's Surface tablets have not made a profit yet as its sales and marketing costs grew by 10 percent to USD 1.4 billion due to massive advertising drives for the Surface and Windows 8 operating system. Overall

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