Microsoft will take on the iPad with a low-cost Surface tablet

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Microsoft will take on the iPad with a low-cost Surface tablet

Microsoft plans to take on Apple’s popular 9.7-inch iPad with a low-cost Surface tablet, according to a new report. The device, which will be powered by Intel processors and priced at around $400, is expected to go on sale in the second half of 2018. It will be accompanied by more affordable versions of Microsoft’s

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