Surface Pro 2 with Haswell processor and more storage options unveiled – Specs and Pricing


Microsoft has announced the next generation Surface tablets including the Surface 2 aka Surface RT 2 and Surface Pro 2 tablets. Surface Pro 2 tablet has been revamped with latest hardware and some minor improvements in design like kickstand which now supports two way standing positions.

Surface Pro 2 tablets

Surface Pro 2 has been updated with the latest generation Intel Haswell Core i5 processor which will provide improved performance while consuming less energy. Less energy consumption will result in increased battery life which has been increased 25% providing upto 7 hours of backup.

Surface Pro 2 has also got the updated kickstand which will help you stand the app in two different positions including a 22-degree one which is best for viewing the tablet while sitting the tablet on your lap.

Surface Pro 2 has the following specifications:

  • 10.81 x 6.81 x .53 inches in dimensions
  • 2 pounds in weight
  • Intel Haswell Core i5 processor clocked at 1.6GHz
  • Upto 8GB of RAM (4GB of RAM with 64 and 128GB models while 8GB of RAM with 256GB and 512GB models)
  • Intel HD 4400 graphics
  • 10.1-inch Clear Type HD screen
  • Screen resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels
  • 64/128/256/512GB of internal storage
  • 720p cameras on back and front
  • Wi-Fi b/g/n/a
  • MicroSD card slot
  • USB 3.0 port
  • Bluetooth 4.0
  • Display port
  • Two way kick stand
  • Upto 7 hours of battery life
  • Windows 8.1 as OS

Surface Pro 2 will also get the updated touch as well as type covers which now have backlit keyboards and are even slimmer than current ones.

Surface Pro 2 will be launched for public on October 22, 2013 for the price tag $899 for 64GB model, $999 for 128GB one, $1299 for 256GB and $1799 for 512GB models.

You may visit our Surface section for complete coverage of next generation Surface tablets.

Source: Surface Blog


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