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Microsoft Surface Pro to be available in February in the USA, Canada
Posted on 23-Jan-2013 10:46. | Tags Filed under: News.



Microsoft Corp. has announced that its Surface family of PCs is growing and its newest model, the Surface Windows 8 Pro, will be available for purchase on 9thy Feb 2013, in the United States and Canada at all Microsoft retail stores, microsoftstore.com, Staples and Best Buy in the U.S., as well as from a number of locations in Canada.

Powered by an Intel Core i5 processor, Surface Windows 8 Pro provides the power and performance of a laptop in a tablet package. The company says it's perfect as your one device. 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.

In addition to being able to buy Surface Windows 8 Pro in the coming weeks, customers will soon be able to purchase Surface Windows RT in 14 additional markets worldwide. These include Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Spain, Sweden and Switzerland.

"The response to Surface has been exciting to see," said Panos Panay, general manager, Microsoft Surface. "We're thrilled to continue growing the Surface family with the availability of Surface Windows 8 Pro on 9 Feb and by increasing the number of places customers can experience Surface firsthand."

Additional Surface accessories will also soon be available, allowing customers to further personalize and customize their computing experience and get more done with Surface.

The 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.


More information: http://www.Surface.com...

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