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 may offer smartphones on Snapdragon 800 chips

The latest rumor regarding the Finnish smartphone maker Nokia claims the company works on Snapdragon 800-powered smartphones that will be launched later on. The information is unofficial but is likely to be true. Nokia is known for adding hardware to smartphones after using...

Epson Reveals World's First 3LCD Reflective Technology Home Theater Projecto

Epson America has revealed, as they claims the world's first projectors with 3LCD Reflective technology and offering contrast ratios up to 1,000,000:1. The new home theater projectors are form PowerLite Pro Cinema series and include models 61000, 31000, and Home Cinema 21000. They...

Transcend Launches StoreJet 35T High-performance External Hard Drive

Transcend Information, Inc. (Transcend®), a worldwide leader in storage and multimedia products, today introduced the latest addition to its StoreJet® external hard drive lineup, the StoreJet 35T. With its TurboHDD USB transfer mode and One Touch auto-backup button, the compact 3.5-inch StoreJet...

Leave a comment