After Surface Pro, Microsoft launches Surface Pro 2
The first version of Microsoft Surface was quite disappointing. It didn’t appeal much crowd. Despite that Microsoft decided to move on and address the shortcomings. And lately at an event in New York City, the software giant launched a refreshed version of Surface tablet computer- Surface Pro 2.
This time, the prime highlight of the Microsoft Surface Pro 2 is Windows 8.1. Yes, the new tablet will come equipped with the recent version of the Windows operating system. The new model also sports a new internal hardware and novel accessory options along with enhanced battery life, which was the primary drawback of the original Surface Pro. And if you notice some repetitive features in the Pro 2 then don’t be surprised because Microsoft has included some of the best aspects of Surface Pro in its newer version.
As far as the look and feel of Microsoft Surface Pro 2 is concerned, it is just like its predecessor. Â However, the body has a few subtle changes. In addition to this, the logo branding as well as back panel of Pro is different. The built-in kickstand of this latest model can be adjusted in various angles, making the screen easier to see from different positions.
About its availability and price
The starting price of Surface Pro 2 is $899 and the maximum price is $1799, depending on the configuration. The RAM of Pro 2 can be upgraded from 4GB to 8GB and the internal memory can be upgraded to 512GB SSD. It will be available from October 22 just after the release of Windows 8.1.
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