the crowd in msft store is just as jam packed as apple. Surface is a still in terms of value and more bang for the buck. Buy into earnings in January; it is gonna blow us out of the water. Just like the way ipads did for apple.
You have to be a fool to buy it! There aren't many apps for Windows 8 RT. It won't run legacy Windows apps. The price is not competitive with iPad or Android tablets either. The pro version might be better, but it will be more expensive too.