Microsoft to release next Surface in February - CEO

Thursday 15 November 2012 | 08:29 CET | News
Microsoft will release a higher-end version of its Surface tablet in February 2013, CEO Steve Balmer told Le Parisien. The product will have a new Intel processor and a higher definition display. Balmer explained that the first Surface's launch started modestly with availability only online and at a few Microsoft stores in the US, but it is now being extended to more markets and retailers. He describes it as being "one of the best PCs and best tablets combined in one machine".

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Companies: Intel / Microsoft
Countries: World
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