Microsoft Surface with Windows 8 Pro Goes into Production

The device will go on sale in the coming weeks, Panos Panay says

  The Surface Pro will be offered in two different versions
Microsoft has already confirmed that the Surface with Windows 8 Pro would be released in January 2013, but the company is still tight-lipped on the official launch date of the tablet.

Microsoft has already confirmed that the Surface with Windows 8 Pro would be released in January 2013, but the company is still tight-lipped on the official launch date of the tablet.

Panos Panay, head of the Surface project at Microsoft, said in a short tweet that the Surface Pro is now in production and confirmed that a launch is very likely in the next couple of weeks.

“On my way to the factory to check out #Surface Pro coming off the line…arriving in the coming weeks,” he said.

According to our own sources, the Surface with Windows 8 Pro may be released on January 29, with sales to begin the next day. The device will be available in two different versions, a 64 GB model sold for $899 (€676) and a 128GB version with a price tag of $999 (€752).

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