Surface Pro Sells Out, Microsoft Plans More Products

Microsoft launched its Surface Pro tablets on Feb. 9, and the slate is reportedly off to a good start.

The Redmond-based giant announced that stores are currently sold out of the 128GB version of the Windows 8-based tablet, and that it's working to refill its supply as soon as possible.

On its Surface Blog, the company also noted that the 64GB Surface Pro is still available.

"Surface Windows 8 Pro 64GB is available online or from store shelves at all Microsoft retail stores in the U.S. and Canada, at Staples and Best Buy in the United States and from Best Buy and Future Shop in Canada," said Microsoft's Panos Panay.

"Customer response to the launch of Surface Pro has been amazing. We're working with our retail partners who are currently out of stock of the 128GB Surface Pro to replenish supplies as quickly as possible. Our priority is to ensure that every customer gets their new Surface Pro as soon as possible."

Though retailers are currently out of stock, Microsoft did not release any numbers relating to the amount of tablets sold. Instead, the company simply restated its goal to deliver the new tablet quickly.

"We are pleased that the demand for the Surface Pro is so great. Our focus is to get ordered Surface units delivered to our customers as quickly as possible," Microsoft said in a statement to ABC News.

While selling out is always better than not, skeptics think the Surface Pro may have been under stocked from the outset, meaning enthusiasm for the tablet isn't as high as Microsoft would have you believe.

Analysts estimate that Microsoft's previous model - the Surface RT - sold about one million units during the entire fourth quarter of 2012. That's a paltry sum when compared to the iPad, which sold about 3 million units during its first weekend on sale.

Still, Microsoft is pleased enough with the Surface reception that it is planning more products down the line - it just won't say what that means yet.

The 128GB Surface Pro starts at $999, while the 64GB version sells for $899.

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