Microsoft (NASDAQ: MSFT ) doesn't have the experience to be a successful hardware company, Fool contributor Tim Beyers says in the following video.
Too harsh an assessment, you say? Tim isn't so sure, pointing out that the new Surface tablets are priced above Apple's (NASDAQ: AAPL ) iPad counterparts. After a $900 million inventory write-off from its last try with Surface, you'd think Mr. Softy would be more price-competitive.
Or more careful. In asking $1,799 for the highest-end Surface Pro 2, Microsoft has signaled its intent to compete with some of its most enduring partners, including Dell and Hewlett-Packard.
Will the strategy pay off, or is now the time to be shorting Microsoft stock? Tim answers this question and more in the video. Please click to watch now, and then leave a comment to let us know where you stand.
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