Microsoft has confirmed to The Verge that between August 4th and August 29th customers in Canada, China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, and the US will pay $100 less for Surface Pro. "We’ve been seeing great worldwide success with Surface RT pricing and keyboard-cover promotions over the past several months and are proud to offer Surface Pro at more affordable prices starting today."
Microsoft is expected to release refreshed Surface tablets in the near future. The Pro tablet is said to be receiving a Haswell processor and the RT tablet is said to be getting a Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 processor. New accessories including a battery equipped keyboard cover are also expected.