Microsoft Corporation (MSFT) sold out of Dell tablet during doorbuster deal in just minutes

Posted Dec 9, 2013

This morning, Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) held a doorbuster sale for the Dell Venue Pro 8 tablet.  And it sold out of the supply in just minutes. The tablet lists at a price of $299 and was priced at $99 for the first 100 online customers and then $199 for the group of consumers after that.

The deal went for sale at 7:30AM PT and just a few minutes after that, Microsoft had the words “Sold out” for that price. The $199 price was valid through the day or while supplies lasted.


The 8″ tablet uses the Windows 8.1 operating system and included a copy of Office Home and Student 2013. There is 32GB of storage space on the device.

Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) has 86 brick-and-mortar and kiosk stores in the U.S., Canada, and Puerto Rico. The stores also sold the devices at a reduced price of $99 for the first 20 in-store customers and $199 for others.