Just moments ago, Microsoft Malaysia has officially announced the price of Surface 2 which will be made available in our market later this week on 14 March. First announced to the world last September, the 10.6-inch full HD tablet is powered by the ARM-based 1.7GHz NVIDIA Tegra 4 quad-core processor and runs Windows RT 8.1. It will be available in Malaysia with two different internal storage space configurations: 32GB and 64GB.
For the 32GB variant of Surface 2, Microsoft has priced it at RM 1399 while the 64GB model goes for RM 1699. These pricing are slightly lower than the launch price of the original Surface RT in Malaysia which were listed at RM 1,549 for 32GB and RM 1,899 for 64GB.
Meanwhile, do note that Surface 2 does not come together with keyboard and Microsoft Malaysia is not offering any keyboard bundle package for Surface 2 as opposed to the original Surface RT. Hence, customer who plans to purchase the new Type Cover 2 or Touch Cover 2 for their new Surface 2 are able to do so for a price of is priced at RM 409 and RM 379 respectively.
Customers are also able to purchase both keyboard covers for their first generation Surface RT and Surface Pro as well since both tablets do support these new keyboard covers. Additionally, Microsoft Malaysia has also announced the available of Arc Touch Mouse Surface Edition which is priced at RM 219.
With the imminent arrival of the new Surface 2, Microsoft has also reduced the price for the original Surface RT and Surface Pro as well as the original Type and Touch Cover. Their new pricing are listed in our next post.