Would you purchase a Microsoft 'Oahu' Surface table for $1,499?

Microsoft has been working the possibility of a smaller, more consumer-centric version of its Surface multi-touch tabletop computer for the past few months, and recently delivered a marketing survey centered around a multi-touch computing device codenamed “Oahu” — a table for meals, a counter top or games table. The survey questions whether users would be willing to spend […]

Microsoft has been working the possibility of a smaller, more consumer-centric version of its Surface multi-touch tabletop computer for the past few months, and recently delivered a marketing survey centered around a multi-touch computing device codenamed “Oahu” — a table for meals, a counter top or games table.

The survey questions whether users would be willing to spend $1,499 for a Surface games table or casual table.

As Zheng notes, Oahu, “besides being the name of the Hawaiian island - home to Honolulu, Pearl Harbour and Lost, it is indirectly translated as ‘The Gathering Place.’”

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