Surface 2 and Pro 2 By Microsoft , the tablet with Windows 8 .
Surface 2 and Surface pro 2 : Although the first Surface has not had the expected success bringing down the price of several hundred dollars in a few weeks, now Microsoft is preparing to relaunch the line with the second version of Surface Surface 2 and Pro 2.
A few minutes ago, the event in New York, the CEO of Microsoft, even for less than one year, Steve Ballmer has announced the successors of the devices Surface RT and Surface Pro, or Microsoft Surface Microsoft Surface 2 and Pro 2.
Microsoft abandons the initials RT RT simply renaming the Surface Surface 2 and pro 2. ‘s new Surface cheapest islighter, thinner and with a new bracket on the back that allows you to have an inclination of 22 or 55 degrees . The Surface 2 has a display of 10 “FullHD 1080p with ClearType technology and of course mount the new Windows version 8.1 in RT . The redesign has been revised especially in the back with 2 bands in magnesium, which increase the resistance.
Features Surface 2:
- Display: 10 “FullHD 1080P ClearType
- OS: Windows RT 8.1
- Materials: Magnesium
- GPU: 72 Cores (compared to 60 for the previous model)
The rear camera has been updated through the use of new sensors with improved ability to capture the color. In addition, the Microsoft Surface 2 has the new Touch Cover 2 which will be backlit.
In addition, the buyers of the Surface 2 will have 200 GB of space on SkyDrive and can make free calls, even international, via Skype in a completely free and have free access to Skype hotspots worldwide.
Surface Pro 2
The Surface Pro 2 happens at the Surface Pro and obviously will have Windows 8.1 as the operating system and mount the new Intel Haswell for a better use of the battery will last about 20% more, and it will be as much as 95% faster than its predecessor .
Video From Microsoft Surface 2 and Pro 2 :
The Pro 2 has a display of 10 ” FullHD 1080P cleartype. Even the Surface Pro 2 is lighter, thinnerand with a new bracket on the back that allows you to have an inclination of 22 or 55 degrees .
The battery weak point of the first Surface Pro, has a capacity 20% higher with a maximum of 75% compared to the first Surface Pro thanks to hardware optimizations. It was also announced the new Cover,Cover Power, that will recharge the battery of the tablet while it is in use. There are other features like audio output, 3 USB 2.0 ports, a USB 3.0 port, Mini DisplayPort, Ethernet, video output up to 6K.
Price Of Microsoft Surface 2 and Pro 2 Tablets with Windows 8
The prices are from $ 449 for the version with 64 GB of memory and 4GB RAM but will be available with 512 GB of memory and 8 GB RAM.
Compatibility of accessories Surface 2 and Pro 2 :
- Cover Type: All Surface
- Touch Cover: All Surface
- Cover Type 2: All Surface
- Touch Cover 2: All Surface
- Power Cover: Surface 2, Surface and Surface Pro Pro 2
- Wireless Adapter for Cover Type: All Surface
- Docking station: Surface and Surface Pro Pro 2
- Car Charger: All Surface
Prices Surface 2 and Pro 2 and Accessories:
- Surface 2: Starting from $ 449
- Surface Pro 2: Starting from $ 899 for the version with 64 GB of memory and 4GB RAM
- Wireless Adapter: $ 59.99
- Touch Cover 2: $ 119.99
- Cover Type 2: $ 129.99
- Power Cover: Not stated
- Docking Station: Information not provided
Prices are in U.S. dollars but it is easy to assume a 1:1 exchange so prices are likely to be identical in Euro.Furthermore, the new Surface 2 will be available from October 22 in the USA. And In Asia might be from Christmas.