25% of Microsoft Surface laptops will break in 2 years ...

MICHAEL ZHANG, PETAPIXEL:

If you’re a photographer in search of a new laptop or tablet for working with your photos, there’s something you’ll probably want to know about Microsoft Surface devices: an estimated 25% of them will break within the first two years you have them, a new report says.

After Consumer Reports conducted a survey of 90,000 laptop and tablet owners, Microsoft laptops and tablets stood out as having a breakage rate higher than most other brands’. The findings were so bad that the magazine pulled its “Recommended” designation for the Surface lineup entirely.

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