U.S. Pricing Announced for Microsoft Surface Pro

Posted November 30, 2012 at 7:53am by iClarified | Please help us and submit a translation by clicking here | 9744 views

Microsoft has announced that in January Surface with Windows 8 Pro will be available in two versions and pricing will start at $899.

Surface with Windows 8 Pro:
● 64GB standalone version at $899
● 128GB standalone version at $999

Both versions will both include a Surface pen with Palm Block technology and include the ability to use a Touch Cover or Type Cover (sold separately).

On the inside, Surface with Windows 8 Pro will come with Intel’s next generation Core i5 processor. This chip will give Surface with Windows 8 Pro a graphics boost for its 10.6” 16:9 ClearType display that runs at a 1920x1080 full HD resolution. Surface with Windows 8 Pro also includes a full-size USB 3.0 port. Its Mini DisplayPort can drive an external display up to 2560X1440 resolution. And, as I mentioned above, Surface with Windows 8 Pro will support Pen input. This is an amazing feature for all you note-takers or document editors out there, especially since it has expanded capacitive and digitizing technology we’re calling Palm Block that will prevent your handwriting from getting interrupted if you accidently place your palm on the screen as you write. This feature is pretty cool, and allows for a great inking experience alongside a great touch experience when needed.

Surface with Windows 8 Pro will run your current Windows 7 desktop applications – it’s a full PC AND a tablet. And all this in a PC that will weigh less than two pounds and be less than 14 millimeters thick.


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Microsoft Surface Pro - December 8, 2012 at 9:32am
Microsoft Surface Pro is more like an ultrabook rather than a tablet.Screen resolution of this device is 1,920 by 1080 pixels, 10.6-inch screen, Intel-Core i7-3517U Ivy Bridge chip. http://www.techiecop.com/laptops/microsoft-cellphones/microsoft-surface-pro.html
nw - December 3, 2012 at 7:48pm
apple.. if you plan to release an 'ipad pro' which runs osx.. i'd be glad to buy it...
They see me trollin' - December 1, 2012 at 6:59pm
Your move apple. Make an iMac touch. GO!
McGiord - December 1, 2012 at 11:02am
The battery is still a big challenge for matching the iPad's battery, and having it at a lower price. Good competition, I hope they do well, but with those caveats, they are still in need to add something new that really changes the adoption rate of their products. Microsoft seems to still be aiming at businesses first and consumers later. The growth that Apple had experienced is mainly in the consumer market for the iPad. Probably after a couple, of design iterations MS could get something better. Again, I hope they do well, therefore Apple releases something better that actually runs anything a Mac can.
Jtmaxo - November 30, 2012 at 9:23am
Is this iClarified or MyClarified? Who cares about about windows these days???
Copperhead - November 30, 2012 at 4:55pm
Two hundred and fifty million people do idiot.
6italia0 - November 30, 2012 at 9:43pm
That's all? Wow so 250 million idiots is your leverage in your argument, its ok though, not everyone is capable of proving a valid point:o
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