Yesterday, Microsoft announced the second generation of Surface tablets, which are now up for pre-orders on Microsoft Store website. Buyers can pre-order both Surface 2 and Surface Pro 2 with all new accessories except the Power Cover, Docking Station and Car Charger.
Microsoft allows you to pre-order its second-gen Surface tablets and all new accessories including new improved Touch Cover 2 and Type Cover 2, a special edition of Arc Touch Mouse and Wireless Adaptor for Typing Covers. The accessories are sold separately and not bundled with the tablets.
For a quick note, Microsoft is also offering free international calls on Skype for a year, and 200GB of space on SkyDrive for two years to potential buyers of Surface 2 and Surface Pro 2. Moreover, pre-orders will be processed and shipped by October 21 with no shipping charges.
Here’s a complete details of new Surface models and their prices:
|Surface Pro 2||Windows 8.1 Pro||4GB||64GB||$899|
|Surface Pro 2||Windows 8.1 Pro||4GB||128GB||$999|
|Surface Pro 2||Windows 8.1 Pro||8GB||256GB||$1,299|
|Surface Pro 2||Windows 8.1 Pro||8GB||512GB||$1,799|
|Surface 2||Windows RT 8.1||2GB||32GB||$449|
|Surface 2||Windows RT 8.1||2GB||64GB||$549|
|Type Cover 2||Surface, Surface 2, Surface Pro, Surface Pro 2||$129.99|
|Touch Cover 2||Surface, Surface 2, Surface Pro, Surface Pro 2||$119.99|
|Arc Touch Mouse||Surface, Surface 2, Surface Pro, Surface Pro 2||$69.99|
|Wireless Adaptor for Typing Covers||All Surface tablets and Typing Covers (Touch, Type)||$59.99|
The Power Cover, Docking Station and Car Charger with USB port will be released early 2014.