Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) has reduced the price of the original Surface Pro by $100. The Surface Pro is no longer part of the Surface product line but they are still available in Microsoft store for sale, reveals an official deal.
Prices slashed earlier, too
The revised price for the 64GB model is $699, while the 128GB model will be priced at $799 and the 256GB at $999. The Surface Pro price was slashed by $100 earlier in August, as well. Prices have been slashed again, but the deal is limited to the United States and Canada.
Microsoft reduced the price of the Surface RT in July to $349 for the 32GB model and to $499 for the 64GB model. The 32GB model still has the same price whereas 64 GB model price has been brought down to $399.
Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) still holds some Surface Pro models in its inventory, which needs to be sold out. It is widely expected that Microsoft will not take down the price further from here unless it fails to sell the Surface Pro. Microsoft is in the hurry to clear this stock, as once the stock is cleared the company can zero in on second generation tablets and discontinue the Surface Pro model.
Microsoft launched two new tabs
The software giant recently unveiled its Surface 2 and Surface Pro 2 tablest.
Specs of the Surface 2 include 10.6-inch Clear Type Full HD display with 1080 pixel resolution, USB boost to 3.0 for faster data transfer rates, and an upgraded camera of 3.5 megapixels on the back. The camera is powerful enough to record 1080 pixels videos. The latest tablet from Microsoft is lighter and thinner than the original Surface. The Surface 2 starts at $449 and is available in 32 GB and 64GB models.
The Surface Pro 2 is an upgrade from the original version, and is powered with a fourth-generation Intel Core i5 processor, which claims to increase the battery by around 75%. Specs of the tablet are 8GB of RAM, 64GB/128GB models offering 4GB of memory. 256GB/512GB Surface Pro 2 models offer 8GB of memory.
Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) has enclosed various accessories with tabs like Touch Cover 2, Type Cover 2, Power Cover, Docking Station for the Pro 2, and a wireless adapter for the Typing Cover.