Prior to Surface going on sale analysts predicted around 2 million would be sold. After the quarter ended one analyst suggested about 1 million actually made it to market. Goldman Sachs analyst Heather Bellini however thinks the number may have been lower, a lot lower. They estimate as few as 230,000 Surface tablets were sold, hardly enough to make a real impression in the market or support the Windows RT ecosystem. Fortunately for Microsoft Windows 8 is there to carry the torch, with the company saying it has shipped more than 60 million licenses since launch
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