That number includes Surface 2 tablets, which are being phased out.
“I think they got it right with the third generation,” said Canalys analyst Chris Jones in a phone interview with Forbes. “It’s taken some time to resonate with consumers but [Microsoft] keeps pushing and pushing [the marketing],” he added.
So, if you’re still holding out because you’re not sure if Surface tablets are going to be around in a year, you can probably buy with confidence. Surface almost certainly isn’t going away anytime soon.
For you folks who already took the plunge and own a Surface, doesn’t it feel good to see your underdog start to win?
Tim Rolston is a professional geek with over 23 years of experience working in Information Technology and dealing with everything from large-scale storage to remote systems management and automation for organizations such as Texas Instruments, Mobil Oil, and the University of Michigan (where he was an Academic IT Director).
He co-founded JTRTech along with Joanna to realize his long-time dream of working for himself.