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Microsoft Surface 2 and Surface Pro 2 UK prices revealed

Microsoft has revealed the UK pricing details for its Surface 2 and Surface Pro 2 tablets ahead of their release next month.

With both the Surface 2 and Surface Pro 2 available on October 22, Microsoft has revealed how much you’ll have to pay for the new Windows 8.1 slates.

The 32GB Surface 2 model, you’ll have to pay £359, while the 64GB model is £439.

For the Surface Pro 2 there are several options available, with prices ranging from £719 to £1439.

The 64GB internal storage Surface Pro 2 option with 4GB of RAM will cost £719, but bumping the internal storage up to 128GB jumps the price to £799.

If you opt for 8GB of RAM, you can either spend £1039 on 256GB of internal storage or £1439 for 512GB.

Microsoft Surface 2 Features
Replacing the rather unsuccessful Surface RT, the Surface 2 runs Windows 8.1 RT on a 10.6-inch ClearType HD display with a Full 1080p HD resolution.

Under the hood there’s a Nvidia Tegra 4 processor and a battery offering around 10 hours battery life.

There’s a 5-megapixel rear camera and an additional 3.5-megapixel snapper in the front, both of which are capable of recording 1080p video.

Microsoft Surface Pro 2 Features
Running the full Windows 8.1 Pro, the Surface Pro 2 is powered by a fourth generation Intel Core i5 processor.

Microsoft is keeping quiet on exact figures for the Surface Pro 2 battery life, but states it is up to 60 per cent longer lasting than the previous Surface Pro.

It comes bundled with a Pro Pen stylus and adds a new dual-angle kickstand for a new way to view the Surface Pro 2. There’s a trio of USB 2.0 ports and a single USB 3.0 connection as well as Ehternet and mini DisplayPort.

Next, read our pick of the best Windows 8 laptops, tablets, convertibles and PCs.

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