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Microsoft’s Windows Boss Blasts ‘Recreational’ iPad Mini’s $329 Price Tag

Microsoft’s Windows Boss Blasts ‘Recreational’ iPad Mini’s $329 Price Tag

Sinofsky with Microsoft’s new Surface tablet.

While the iPad mini looks like a terrific little tablet, that’s sure to make millions for Apple, we’ve learned over the past few days that some people are unhappy with its price tag. Thanks to the rumors, the majority of us expected the device to be priced around $249. But as it turns out, it’s $80 more than that.

According to Microsoft’s Windows boss,┬áSteven Sinofsky, that’s a lot to pay for a “recreational tablet” when you can get a new Windows 8 laptop for $279.

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