backtop


Print

No word on launch date for LTE Surface 2 tablet

Reports have been circulating that Microsoft is preparing a new variant of its Surface 2 tablet. Those reports have been confirmed courtesy of images featuring Surface 2 packaging with AT&T 4G LTE connectivity.
 
It appears that the 64GB version of the Surface 2 with LTE will sell for $679, which represents a premium of $130 compared to Wi-Fi-only version of the tablet. Interestingly, $130 is the same price premium that Apple charges for LTE versions of its iPad Air and iPad mini/iPad mini with Retina Display.

 
The Surface 2 with LTE connectivity will support 850/900/1800/1900 bands on 2G networks. It also supports 3G UMTS bands 1, 2, 5, and LTE bands 4, 7, and 17.
 
In other news, Microsoft is now taking pre-orders for its Power Cover for the Surface 2. This keyboard cover has an internal battery and promises to extend the battery life for the Surface tablet by 70% while keeping the screen protected.

 
The ship date for the Surface Power Cover is listed as March 19 and it will be priced at $199.99.

Sources: WPCentral, Microsoft Store





Comments     Threshold


This article is over a month old, voting and posting comments is disabled

"If you look at the last five years, if you look at what major innovations have occurred in computing technology, every single one of them came from AMD. Not a single innovation came from Intel." -- AMD CEO Hector Ruiz in 2007













botimage
Copyright 2016 DailyTech LLC. - RSS Feed | Advertise | About Us | Ethics | FAQ | Terms, Conditions & Privacy Information | Kristopher Kubicki