@DeathByVisualStudio: Your missing the point. The Surface itself doesn't need to outsell the iPad. It's not like Zune vs iPod. What it needs to do is raise the bar for Windows devices, so that the platform as a whole is seen as a viable competitor. The fact that Acer are clearly worried that they won't be able to produce high enough quality devices is a sign that it's making the impact it really needs to.