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They may not be sleeping on the street in hopes of being the first to get their mitts on it, but Brits do seem enthusiastic about the new Microsoft Surface tablet.

Preorders of the device have already sold out in the UK, the Microsoft UK site shows – at least the £399 32GB version. The £599 64GB version is still available.

A browse of the French, German and American Microsoft sites shows that the Brits are particularly keen for the Surface, as preorders are still available in those other stores.

Those who missed out on the first batch of orders can sign up to be notified when the tabs become available again.

There are no restrictions on preorders of Windows 8, though – they're going for £49.99 here.

The BBC confirms that the Surface tabs have already shipped for the launch on Friday, meaning that boxes full of the tabs are already in stores. ®

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