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Microsoft Surface Pro hitting Canada and the U.S. on February 9th

Written by Andre Yoskowitz (Google+) @ 22 Jan 2013 14:18 User comments (1)

Microsoft Surface Pro hitting Canada and the U.S. on February 9th Microsoft has announced today that its much-anticipated Surface Pro tablet will reach the U.S. and Canada on February 9th, a little bit later than its late January slated date.
The base model will start at $900 for 64GB internal storage and reach $1000 for 128GB.

Each of the stated models will come with a stylus but will not include a Touch or Type cover, which cost $100-$130 and are what make the Surface a truly productive device.

From a design standpoint, the devices will look the same as the existing Windows RT tablets, but under the hood they are very different. The tablet has a full 1920x1080 resolution, a third-generation Core i5 processor and a full Intel HD Graphics 4000 GPU. Additionally, there are 4GB of RAM, a Mini DisplayPort, a USB 3.0 port and Windows 8 Pro, which gives access to all existing Windows applications, making it infinitely more usable than RT.

The device will weigh 2 pounds (compared to 1.5 for the RT) and include a 42W-h battery which will offer just 4.5 hours of juice compared to 8 for the RT.

Finally, the company is also releasing new accessories including limited edition Touch Cover designs and a Wedge Touch Mouse Surface Edition, the touch mouse the company unveiled last year.

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1 user comment

125.1.2013 16:32

It will be interesting to see how well they sell at that price.

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