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Submission + - Microsoft Surface preorders for base model sell out in under 24 hours (bgr.com)

redkemper writes: Though the odds are against it and pricing seems questionable to some, launch-day preorders for the base model of Microsoft’s debut tablet are already sold out. As of Wednesday morning, less than 24 hours after pre-sales went live at noon on Wednesday, shipping times for the stand-alone 32GB Microsoft Surface tablet slipped to “within 3 weeks.” Microsoft did state on Tuesday that preorder inventory would be limited, though it did not clarify how many tablets it would have on hand for pre-sales. As of the time of this writing, launch-day inventory of the 32GB Surface with a black Touch Cover ($599) and the 64GB Surface with a black Touch Cover ($699) was still available...

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