Microsoft Has New Tablets to Offer: Surface 2 and Surface Pro 2
Article by George Norman
On 26 Sep 2013
The Surface family of tablets grows larger with the introduction of two new members: the Surface 2 and the Surface Pro 2.


These new tablets are slightly thinner and lighter, come with more processing power, a better display and a better camera, increased battery life, an expanded portfolio of new accessories, and a Kickstand that has dual angles so you can more comfortably use the tablet at your desk or on your lap.

If you’re thinking about getting a new Surface 2 tablet, then you need to know that prices start at $449. Prices for the new Surface Pro 2 on the other hand start at $899. It all depends on the configuration you get. The Surface 2 for example will be available in 32GB and 64GB configurations. The Surface Pro 2 will be available in 64GB and 128GB configurations with 4GB of RAM memory and will also be available in 256GB and 512GB configurations with 8GB of RAM.

Surface 2 Main Features
  • NVIDIA Tegra 4 processor
  • 10.6-inch ClearType Full HD display
  • Full-size USB port upg10.6-inch ClearType Full HD display
  • USB 3.0 full-size USB port
  • 3.5-megapixel front camera and 5-megapixel rear camera
  • Capture and render 1080p video
  • Powered by Windows RT 8.1
  • 32GB and 64GB configurations
  • Pricing starts at $449

Surface Pro 2 Main Features
  • Fourth-generation Intel Core i5 processor
  • Up to 75% longer battery life
  • 64GB and 128GB configurations with 4GB of RAM
  • 256GB and 512GB configurations with 8GB of RAM
  • Pricing starts at $899

Accompanying the new Surface 2 and Surface Pro 2 are 7 new accessories: a thinner and lighter Touch Cover 2, a backlit Type Cover 2, a battery friendly Power Cover, a docking station for Surface Pro, a wireless adapter for Typing Covers, a car charger with USB, and a special-edition Arc Touch Mouse.

You can learn more and you can preorder a Surface 2 or Surface Pro 2 by clicking this link.

The new tablets and accessories will go on sale on October 22. They will be available for purchase from Microsoft retail stores and select third-party retailers in 22 initial markets.

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