Surface Pro Availablity, New Markets and New Accessories (Specs and Images)January 22, 2013 1 Comment
Microsoft has announced today that the Surface Pro will be available in the U.S. and Canada starting on Feb. 9 through all Microsoft retail stores, microsoftstore.com and at Staples and Best Buy in the U.S and Canada.
- 64GBstandalone version at $899
- 128GB standalone version at $999
- next generation Core i5 processor
- Windows 8 Pro
- 10.6 -16:9 ClearType display
- 1920×1080 full HD resolution
- full-size USB 3.0 port
- Mini DisplayPort
- Pen input support
Microsoft also annouced that the Surface RT is now available in Australia, Canada, China, France, Germany, Hong Kong, the United Kingdom, and the United States and in the incoming weeks, it will also include 13 more locations:
- the Netherlands
There is also a new option and that is the standalone 64GB version of the Surface RT.
Even more good news is the fact that the Surface family is growing. New Surface branded accessories will be coming to market.
Three new Touch Cover Limited Editions – $129.99 Each
Each design is different and allows customers additional personalization options beyond the various colors of Touch Cover that are already available. These limited edition Touch Covers will be available for purchase on Feb. 9 in the 8 markets in which Surface is currently sold, with additional markets to follow in the coming weeks.
Wedge Touch Mouse (Surface Edition)
The Wedge Touch Mouse Surface Edition is specifically designed to complement the Surface experience in all its forms, providing four-way Touch scrolling and easy navigation at one’s fingertips. It also has a similar finish to Surface’s VaporMg casing, the combination of material selection and manufacturing process that is used to create Surface. The Wedge Touch Mouse Surface Edition will be available on Feb. 9 for estimated retail price of $69.95 in all markets in which Surface Windows RT is currently sold.
So… who is buying what? : )