Microsoft Surface Pro: Laptop Performance in a Tablet Package

 
 
By Darryl K. Taft  |  Posted 2013-01-28
 
 
 

Surface Windows 8 Pro With Type Cover

The Surface Windows 8 Pro, shown with an optional Type Cover, will be available in the United States and Canada Feb. 9 at a starting price of $899. Available in 64GB and 128GB versions, Surface Windows 8 Pro comes bundled with Surface Pen, and provides the power and performance of a laptop in a tablet package.

Surface Windows 8 Pro With Type Cover

Surface Windows 8 Pro With Cyan Touch Cover

Here is a Surface Windows 8 Pro with a cyan Touch Cover. The device provides the power and performance of a laptop in a tablet package.

Surface Windows 8 Pro With Cyan Touch Cover

Surface Windows 8 Pro Left Angle

With the Surface Windows 8 Pro, users can embrace their personal style while still getting stuff done. This device combines the power and performance of a laptop in a tablet package. This image shows the tablet from the left angle.

Surface Windows 8 Pro Left Angle

Surface Windows 8 Pro With Pen

Surface Windows 8 Pro comes bundled with a pen and features Palm Block functionality. This pen makes for a good user experience for writers, graphic designers or even engineers, Microsoft said.

Surface Windows 8 Pro With Pen

Touch Cover Limited Edition for Surface

Designed for Surface, Touch Cover is a dual-purpose, pressure-sensitive keyboard and protective cover. Touch Cover Limited Edition is available in red, magenta or cyan.

Touch Cover Limited Edition for Surface

Surface Windows 8 Pro Right Angle

Here is a right-angle look at the Surface Windows 8 Pro, which will be available through all Microsoft retail stores, microsoftstore.com, Staples and Best Buy in the United States, and Best Buy and Future Shop in Canada.

Surface Windows 8 Pro Right Angle

Microsoft Wedge Touch Mouse Surface Edition

Inspired by Surface, this special edition Wedge Touch Mouse was created to match Surface devices, according to Microsoft officials. It was designed to provide four-way touch scrolling and easy navigation at a user's fingertips. Plus, it features Microsoft's BlueTrack Technology.

Microsoft Wedge Touch Mouse Surface Edition

Surface Pen

The pen that comes with Surface Windows 8 Pro uses Palm Block technology to make writing and drawing natural and intuitive, Microsoft officials said. The pen technology enables note taking, drawing and fine control of the cursor in any setting.

Surface Pen

Factory-Certified

Microsoft’s Panos Panay tweeted that he was on his way to check the new Surface Pros coming off the line.

Factory-Certified

Replicating Day 1

Microsoft hopes to replicate scenes like this one at the opening of the Microsoft store in Times Square, where crowds swarmed Oct. 25, 2012, to buy the newly released Surface RT, which they could pick up at midnight.

Replicating Day 1

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