Jul 30, 2012

Microsoft Confirms Surface Will Ship Alongside Windows 8 on October 26th

Supersite for Windows reveals that a Microsoft filing with the US Security and Exchange quietly reveals that the tablet will start shipping to customers on October 26th.That's the same day as Windows 8 is set to land, as we reported earlier in July. According to Supersite, the filing reads:
"The next version of our operating system, Windows 8, will be generally available on October 26, 2012... At that time, we will begin selling the Surface, a series of Microsoft-designed and manufactured hardware devices."
Since launch we've known that Intel-based Surface Pro will take longer to launch, so this October 26th launch date corresponds to the availability of the ARM-powered tablet.

There's still one big questions surrounding the Surface, though, and that's price. That really will be an announcement worth looking out for. More here.
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Adam said...

I like the hybrid design

YeamieWaffles said...

Just like Adam I really love the keyboard aspect to this tablet. Here's hoping that it turns out to be a roving success, I really do like the looks of it and Apple needs some competition to keep them at the top of their game!