Microsoft announces Win8 Pro Surface release date, pricing

Microsoft-Windows-8-Pro-SurfaceBack in October Microsoft unveiled its Surface tablet running Windows RT and promised that customers would soon get a version of the same tablet but this time running Windows 8 Professional.

Well, it seems the promise has been held – Microsoft announced that the new Surface running Windows 8 Professional would hit the market sometime in January 2013. So far the new tablet will have two different versions – one with 64 GB of storage for a price of USD 899 and another with 128 GB of storage for USD 999.

The Windows 8 Pro Surface tablet will be based on Intel Core i5 processors and will have a 10.6-inch display running at 1920 x 1080 pixels. Other specs include 4 GB of RAM, Wi-Fi 802.11n, Bluetooth 4.0, two 720p HD web cameras, support for USB 3.0, Palm Block technology support, support for Touch Cover and Type Cover and a battery that should power the device for as long as 4 hours. The device is also expected to be just 14 mm thick for a total weight of 900 grams.


Source: Microsoft

Related posts

Nokia admits Lumia 800 battery bug, works on a fix

The new Nokia Lumia 800 smartphone has failed to fascinate its users with battery performance. Instead the new Nokia flagship has been plagued with problems ever since it was released. The culprit in the majority of cases has been the battery that gave concerns regarding charging and overall...

The Battle Cats

The Battle Cats

We chose to review The Battle Cats due to two reasons – the name of the game sounds cute and then the picture of this game looks nice too. So we went ahead and got the app. Unfortunately The Battle Cats is one of these apps that you download and then install only to find out the game has to...

LG launches Optimus L9 smartphone in Europe

Starting today European customers will have the opportunity to purchase the Optimus L9 smartphone, made by LG. The novelty will be available in white and black and runs under Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich. The Optimus L9 measures 131.9 x 68.2 x 9.1 mm and weighs...

Leave a comment