Microsoft Announces Surface Windows 8 Pro Will Launch February 9th, 2013
Microsoft has announced that the Surface Windows 8 Pro will be available for purchase on February 9th, 2013 in the United States and Canada. The device will go on sale at Microsoft retail stories, MicrosoftStore.com, Staples, and Best Buy in the United States.
Powered by an Intel Core i5 processor, Surface Windows 8 Pro provides the power and performance of a laptop in a tablet package. Perfect as your one device — at home, in the office, or on the road — it can run Windows 8 applications, as well as current Windows 7 desktop applications. Starting at an estimated retail price of US$899, Surface Windows 8 Pro will be available in 64GB and 128GB models. A Surface pen with Palm Block technology, designed specifically to work with Surface to let customers edit, collaborate and get things done, is included with Surface Windows 8 Pro.
Microsoft has also announced that Surface Windows RT will launch in 13 additional markets in the coming weeks.
● Surface Windows RT will be available in a new 64GB standalone version for an estimated retail price of US$599 to allow customers the option of selecting a Cover of their choice.
● Three new Touch Cover Limited Editions in red, magenta and cyan will be sold at an estimated retail price of US$129.99.
● Customers will have the option of purchasing a Wedge Touch Mouse, Surface Edition, for an estimated retail price of US$69.95 in all markets in which Surface is currently sold with additional markets to follow in the coming weeks.