I have a feeling that Microsoft has some college kids working on this thing. I hope they do start taking this app seriously, because I am nearly done with it.
I think you have it wrong. If they all (according to the pictures) have dedicated B/W/S buttons, than they can't be repurposed android devices.
It has more than 5 configuration options if you add the 4 different keyboard colors in the mix, Paul.
I love the new SP3. But 2 big problems:
1. If you tout it as a laptop replacement why:
a. 64GB configuration? That's absurd for a laptop
b. optional Keyboard? my laptop...
Me thinks the Surface mini will be morphed into the next Lumia 1520 with pen support. It will be like having the same paper notepad in hands, but the smaller version. That will surely be a winner...