Microsoft delays Surface RT shipments to November 2nd for some
Update: Microsoft has since said the emails were sent in error.
Not sure as to the why but Microsoft has sent out email notifications to customers in Canada and the United Kingdom informing them that their pre-ordered Surface RT tablet won't be available until November 2nd.
The email's read along the lines of,
We saw that Microsoft had pushed back the shipping dates for all three Surface RT options for any new orders. The mystery here is that these email notifications are being received by customers who pre-ordered their Surface on day one. Some of which were placed during the first hour.
Speculation on the "why" ranges from delays with U.K. and Canadian Customs to Microsoft holding inventory to insure brick/mortar stores have plenty of stock for the launch date. We'll reach out to Microsoft and see if we can get any clarification on things.
Thanks, everyone, for the tip!
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I am going to India will back in 1or 2 month
I have no idea when it will available what it gona cost me and special wp8 HTC 8x if I buy it form India do it will work on t-mo
Ples any one can't tell me some info about it
Lucky me. I used a Saudi credit card to order mine from MS store which I didn't think it would work because I tried doing it on Apple but they don't deliver to these forwarding shipping agents (i.e. Aramex) but MS have already withdrawn my total preorder amount. Hope everything goes smoothly :)
update your article with the recent Surface tweet