Microsoft have announced that their new Microsoft Surface Pro tablet will be launching in the US and Canada on February 9th with prices starting from $899 and rising.
The Microsoft Surface Pro 64GB model will be available for $899 and the 128GB for $999, both of which will include a pressure-sensitive stylus, but will not include a keyboard.
Keyboards for the Microsoft Surface Pro are available in two models the Touch and Type available for around $120. As well as the Surface Pro, Microsoft will also start offering a 64GB standalone version of Surface for Windows RT tablet for $599, which comes without the black Touch cover. If you would prefer to have the Touch cover the bundle is available for $699.
“The response to Surface has been exciting to see,” said Panos Panay, general manager, Microsoft Surface. “We’re thrilled to continue growing the Surface family with the availability of Surface Windows 8 Pro on Feb. 9 and by increasing the number of places customers can experience Surface firsthand.”
To re-cap the Microsoft Surface Pro comes powered by an Intel Core i5 processor, and allows users to run both Windows 8 applications, together with current Windows 7 desktop applications.