Microsoft Event Roundup


Microsoft’s Surface 2 event was today and we have the scoop on everything! Now lets start with the specs and prices on everything:

Surface 2:
-Windows 8.1 RT
-1080p HD ClearType display
-10.1 inches
-Nvidia Tegra 4
-3.5MP camera on front
-5MP camera on back
Pre-order starts September 24
Release is October 22

Surface Pro 2:
-50% better on graphical performance then the Surface Pro
-20% better overall performance then the Surface Pro
-Same Display as Surface 2
-46% more color accuracy
-75% battery boost over Surface Pro
-Start out at $719
-64GB/128GB option with 4GB RAM
-256GB/512GB option with 8GB RAM
Pre-order and release same as Surface 2

Docking Station:
-compatible with old and new Surface devices
-3x USB 3.0
-2x USB 2.0
-Audio In/Out
-MiniDisplay port w/ output of 3840×2160
Expected release: Early 2014

Added Info:
-two-stage kickstand 22 and 55 degrees
-Touch Cover 2 and Type Cover 2
-TouchC2 is 2.75mm thick w/ backlit keys
-Power Cover-boosts battery up to 60%
-Power Cover will be $199.99 and released early 2014
-Free 200GB SkyDrive Storage for two years
-Unlimited video calling with landlines with Skype
-Free Skype Wi-Fi at over two million global hotspots


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