Bloomberg's anonymous sources say that the Microsoft Surface tablet will just ship in a Wi-Fi only version for launch. Verizon's shared data plans are finally making it (relatively) affordable to have both a cellphone and a cellular tablet, too, but Surface buyers will apparently not be able to take advantage of that new paradigm when the tablet first hits the market. We didn't really expect anything else, honestly, as Microsoft made no mention of cellular connectivity during its Surface press conference or in spec sheets for the device, and most tablets and PCs have traditionally shipped without cellular connectivity on day one. Bloomberg's sources also say the Surface is manufactured by Taiwanese ODM Pegatron.
Microsoft Surface tablets will be Wi-Fi only at first?
Bloomberg's anonymous sources claim the Microsoft Surface tablet will only ship in a Wi-Fi variant at launch.