Surface 2 will be made available in Malaysia on 14 March 2014 (Friday) and price for the 32GB and 64GB version was announced just yesterday. Compared to Surface RT, Surface 2 is thinner and faster. With more than 140,000 applications available in the Windows Store, Surface fans will definitely have more reasons to get the brand new device.
That being said, new accessories will be made available in conjunction of the launch of Surface 2 in Malaysia :
Touch Cover 2
Thinner and lighter than the original Touch Cover and measuring only 2.75 mm thin, Touch Cover 2 features backlit keys for even better readability. Touch Cover 2 is more rigid, registers keystrokes with greater accuracy and features more and updated sensors that support a variety of gestures across the entire keyboard. Touch Cover 2 is also spill-resistant and easy to clean.
Type Cover 2
Featuring the same super-thin, lightweight design of the original Type Cover, but it’s now backlit and will be available in Cyan, Magenta, Purple and Black. It’s also more rigid, providing a better lap-typing experience, and is designed to be noticeably quieter when striking keys.
Key Features of Surface 2
10 hours of video playback
Powered by NVIDIA Tegra 4 processor
10.6-inch ClearType Full HD display 1920x1080p
USB 3.0 port
3.5-megapixel front camera
5-megapixel rear camera
Improved low-light performance
Surface 2 Price in Malaysia
32GB – RM1,399
64GB – RM1,699
Promotion for Malaysians
Those who purchase Surface 2 will receive free Skype calling to land lines in more than 60 countries for 1 year, unlimited Skype Wi-Fi available at more than 2 million hot spots worldwide for one year, and 200 GB of free OneDrive storage for two years.
With Windows RT 8.1, Surface 2 is pre-loaded with Microsoft Office Home and Student 2013 RT and Outlook 2013 RT and is suitable for students who wish to work and play on the go.