Microsoft finally introduces the newly revamped hybrid tablets, the MS Surface 2 and the MS Surface Pro 2, which starts pre-ordering at $449 and $899, respectively.
The Surface 2 has the NVIDIA Tegra 4 processor on board beneath the 10.6-inch Full HD touchscreen display with much longer battery life of about 10 hours strong. For greater viewing, it has right now the dual-angle kickstand, plus the upgraded resolution dual cameras with 5MP at the rear and 3.5MP at the front, which allows you to shoot 1080p videos and make shots on low-light environments as well.
Surface 2 runs Windows RT 8.1, which allows app downloads and installs from Windows Store. The new Xbox Music and updated Video app makes your multimedia experience even more fancy. While the Office Home & Student RT and Outlook 2013 RT makes you as productive as ever.
The Surface Pro 2 on the other hand, features a full-blown laptop experience, with the Windows 8.1 coupled with the full MS Office suite running the platform. It’s currently powered by an Intel Core i5 processor coupled with an improved battery performance of up to 75% than its predecessor.
Unlimited Skype WiFi for one year and additional 2-year 200GB SkyDrive storage comes FREE when you purchase either the Surface 2 or the Surface Pro 2. Surface 2 is now available for pre-order with 32GB and 64GB models, which starts pricing at $449. The Surface Pro 2 comes with pre-configured model of either on 64GB and 128GB with 4GB RAM, or on 256GB and 512GB with 8GB RAM, which starts pricing at $899.
You can immediately go at MicrosoftStore.com, Microsoft Stores, and on selected retailers for launch markets for pre-order. While it’ll be available on retail by October 22, this year. Official Philippine pricing and availability of the MS Surface 2 and the MS Surface Pro 2 are still yet to be announced.