Microsoft has announced the availability of Surface 2 with LTE for $679 running Windows RT 8.1. The Surface 2 with LTE is currently available in the US exclusive to AT&T only. However, Microsoft promises for more exciting news to follow soon and possibly, the LTE variant of Surface could arrive in Europe as well with Vodafone exclusivity.
Users can purchase the Surface 2 with LTE + Wi-Fi 64GB variant for $679, clearly $130 more than the Wi-Fi only variant. The new tablet from Microsoft is available on Microsoft store, BestBuy.com or other US retailers.
Obviously, the Surface 2 with LTE doesn’t differ in other technical specifications than Wi-Fi variant except the data module with support for LTE networks. Remember, the Surface 2 with LTE offers an elegant and sturdy design made with magnesium. It comes with a kickstand on the back that allows you to take advantage of two standing angles – 24 and 45 degrees, so that you can use it on the table as well as on your lap. It features a 1.7 GHz Nvidia Tegra 4 processor with 2 GB of RAM.
The Surface 2 with LTE is a mix of power that satisfies the most discerning palates. It has a 10.6-inch screen with FullHD resolution and Clear Type technology, and 5-megapixel and 3.5-megapixel rear and front-facing camera, respectively.
Additionally, You can add accessories such as Touch Cover 2 or Type Cover 2 that transforms your tablet into a notebook. As earlier mentioned, the Surface 2 with LTE runs Windows RT 8.1 operating system and also offers Office 2013 RT with Word 2013, Excel 2013, PowerPoint 2013, OneNote 2013 and Outlook 2013. Further, if you will buy a Surface 2 with LTE, you will also get 200 GB on OneDrive for 2 years, and unlimited free Skype voice calling to landline in over 60 countries.