Microsoft announces the new Surface Pro 2 and Surface 2 tablets
Microsoft’s event yesterday certainly brought about a couple more players to the world of tablets – and they are the Microsoft Surface 2 and Surface Pro 2, not to mention keeping company those two new tablets were an expanded range of new Surface accessories for you to further spend your money. Just what can one expect from the new Microsoft Surface 2 and Surface Pro 2? Well, each of them will benefit from significant updates, where among them include improvements to processing power as well as battery life, in addition to display and a higher camera resolution, and of course, the Kickstand would now arrive with dual angles, making life a whole lot more comfortable as you use the Surface on your lap or at your desk.
You will be able to place a pre-order for the Microsoft Surface 2 and Surface Pro 2 from 8 a.m. EDT on Sept. 24, 2013 over at Microsoft’s online store. Not only that, Microsoft knows just how much of a productivity fan you are, which is why in order to assist ordinary folks to achieve the most out of the Surface 2 and Surface Pro 2 tablets, those who pick it up will be able to free Skype calling to landlines in over 60 countries for one year, not to mention enjoying unlimited Skype WiFi on their Surface 2 or Surface Pro 2 at over 2 million hot spots worldwide for one year, in addition to a whopping 200GB of free SkyDrive storage for two years.
The Surface 2 will run on an NVIDIA Tegra 4 processor, where it has a 10.6-inch ClearType Full HD display, a full-size USB 3.0 port, a 3.5-megapixel front camera and 5-megapixel rear camera, running on Windows RT 8.1. You can pick up the Surface 2 in 32GB and 64GB models, with prices starting from $449 onward. As for the Surface Pro 2, it will continue from where the Surface Pro left off, being a laptop replacement that can run just about all of your Windows software, being powered by a fourth-generation Intel Core i5 processor. Arriving in 64GB and 128GB configurations, it will start from $899 upward.