Microsoft Malaysia said today that the Surface Pro will be available in Malaysia starting Friday. The 64GB version has a price tag of RM2749 while the 128GB version cost RM3049.
The company said in a statement that Surface Pro is an all-new 64-bit PC, in a tablet format, that combines beauty, power and mobility. Both 64GB and 128GB storage configurations are powered by an Intel Core i5 processor and comes with Windows 8 Pro.
Specifications of the Microsoft Surface Pro:
|Operating System||Windows 8 Pro- Runs current Windows 7 desktop applications and integrates with your existing enterprise management infrastructure. Uses the programs and the apps available in the Windows Store.|
|Exterior||10.81 x 6.81 x 0.53”
Less than 2 lbs.
Dark Titanium color
Volume and power buttons
|Storage||64 GB; 128 GB|
|Display||10.6″ ClearType Full HD Display
|Pen Input||Pen input and pen (included with purchase)|
|CPU||3rd Generation Intel Core i5 Processor with Intel HD Graphics 4000
4 GB of RAM — dual channel memory
Bluetooth 4.0 low-energy technology
|Cameras and A/V||Two 720p HD LifeCams, front- and rear-facing with TrueColor Technology
|Ports||Full-size USB 3.0
microSDXC card slot
|Sensors||Ambient light sensor
|Power Supply||48W power supply (including 5W USB for accessory charging)|
|Warranty||One-year limited hardware warranty|
|Apps (included)||Windows Mail and Messaging; SkyDrive; Internet Explorer 10; Bing; Video and Games.|
Some of the standout features of Pro include its enterprise-ready connectivity, security and manageability:
- Windows 8 Pro. Tablet meets laptop in an intelligently constructed machine with the power and legacy of Microsoft applications and security features — all in one beautiful place.
- Surface pen. Surface Pro includes a pen that lets you jot down ideas anytime, anywhere. Distinctively crafted to work with Surface, the pen is a stylish way to edit, collaborate and do your signature work.
- Touch Cover and Type Cover. Revolutionary design marries a light, thin form with comfort and speed. Doubling as a protective screen cover, both keyboards offer productivity with style and convenience.
- Kickstand. Surface was designed with an integrated kickstand that makes work instant and easy. Just flip out the kickstand and you’re ready to get busy.
- Security. Surface Pro combines the security and manageability that you expect from Microsoft. Microsoft BitLocker encrypts your hard drive’s data, helping keep your stuff safe. Install applications and connect with accessories and printers, just like you always have.
- Connectivity. When your creations need to be shared with others, connect to projectors, big screens or displays by plugging into the Mini DisplayPort. This HD connection lets presentations, videos and documents take center stage.
Microsoft said that the the full range of touch cover colors has been expanded from the current black, white, and cyan options to now include red and magenta; which will retail for RM379.00 each. The black type cover remains at RM409.00.
- 48W Power Supply (Pro)- RM279.00
- Surface Stylus Pen (Pro)- RM129.00
- VGA Adaptor (Pro)- RM159.00
- HD Digital AV Adaptor (Pro)- RM159.00
- Ethernet Adaptor (Pro)- RM169.00
The Microsoft Surface Pro will be available starting 7 June 2013 at participating retail partners such as Challenger Malaysia, Harvey Norman, Thunder Match Technology & SNS Network.