Microsoft Surface Windows 8 Pro available from February onwards
It has been quite some time in coming, but aren’t you glad that all of that waiting is about to pay off when February 9 rolls around to meet you on the horizon? Basically, the fanfare surrounds the Microsoft Surface Windows 8 Pro is legit, as folks can pick up this tablet device from the mentioned date in February onwards in the United States and Canada, where dropping by all Microsoft retail stores, or taking the online route such as microsoftstore.com, in addition to Staples and Best Buy in the US and a number of locations in Canada, should be able to see you snag one Microsoft Surface Windows 8 Pro tablet for yourself.
Well, just what kind of hardware do you get underneath the hood of the Microsoft Surface Windows 8 Pro? For starters, it will come with an Intel Core i5 processor, and unlike the Surface Windows RT tablet, this puppy will be able to run Windows 8 applications without missing a beat, in addition to existing Windows 7 desktop applications to boot. The Microsoft Surface Windows 8 Pro will arrive in 64GB and 128GB models, where the former will be priced at approximately $899, although we do not yet have pricing details for the latter.
Other kinds of hardware “companions” include a Surface pen with Palm Block technology which was specially designed to work with the Surface tablet so that users are able to edit, collaborate and get things done. A little bit of news on the side though – folks will also be able to purchase Surface Windows RT in 13 additional markets worldwide in due time, which is more than double the number of markets where the Surface can be found at the moment.
If you are looking out for a new tablet, would you want to take the tried and tested route of the iPad family, or join forces with Samsung and their interesting releases such as the Galaxy Note 8.0, or settle for Microsoft’s Windows 8 environment?