backtop


Print 18 comment(s) - last by eek2121.. on Mar 18 at 12:21 AM

Microsoft officially launches its 64GB, LTE Surface 2

We reported last week that Microsoft had plans to introduce an LTE version of its underdog Surface 2 tablet. Today, Microsoft confirmed those plans, and officially announced the 64GB tablet that is currently tied to AT&T’s LTE network.
 
According to Panos Panay, Corporate VP for Microsoft Surface, LTE connectivity has been a much-requested addition to the Surface 2. “Many of you have told me that you’d like the capability to be online, even when Wi-Fi isn’t available, so you can work, play, share, and communicate wherever you are,” said Panos in a blog post.
 
“In simple terms, we are CONTINUOUSLY being asked for a Surface that allows you to use mobile broadband.”

 
As previously reported, the LTE version of the Surface 2 commands a $130 price premium over its W-Fi-only sibling, making for a price tag of $679.
 
Microsoft says that its latest tablet will be available starting March 18 from Best Buy/BestBuy.com and Microsoft Retail Stores/MicrosoftStore.com.

Source: Microsoft



Comments     Threshold


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

RE: Holy balls
By Manch on 3/17/2014 2:56:13 PM , Rating: 2
Do a search for either Lenovo miix 2 or Dell venue 8 pro android. Have the best of both worlds for $200


RE: Holy balls
By Motoman on 3/17/2014 4:48:44 PM , Rating: 2
Well...firstly the cheapest I see either is $250. Secondly, I can't really see the point in a 8" tablet. Especially if I wanted to run actual Windows programs like Word or Excel and do anything.


"Spreading the rumors, it's very easy because the people who write about Apple want that story, and you can claim its credible because you spoke to someone at Apple." -- Investment guru Jim Cramer














botimage
Copyright 2014 DailyTech LLC. - RSS Feed | Advertise | About Us | Ethics | FAQ | Terms, Conditions & Privacy Information | Kristopher Kubicki