Microsoft has made a major announcement today about their newest mobile devices. They officially unveiled the Surface 2 at a press event which appears to be a revamped version of their earlier Surface RT model.
Here are the known specifications of the new Surface 2 tablet:
- HD 1080P ClearType Display
- Tegra 4 chip
- Doubled BUS speed for WiFi & RAM
- USB 3.0 port on-board
- New battery (25% more battery life)
- 8.9mm thick & weights 676g
- Improved front camera sensors (boosted low light performance)
- Features a two-stage kickstand
- Works with the new Touch Cover 2
- Available in both white and black finishes
- Includes free Skype hotspot access & 200GB of SkyDrive access for 2 years
The Surface 2 will be sold for $449 and is available in both 32GB and 64GB storage options. Pre-orders will begin taking place tomorrow morning (the 24th) at 8AM ET. Unfortunately, if your out of luck if your in a rush to get a new tablet as the devices will not begin shipping until October 22nd
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