As was previously announced in November by general manager of Microsoft Surface Panos Panay, Surface with Windows 8 Pro will be available for purchase at a starting price of $899, with two models available at launch. The first, at the lower $899 price point, is a 64GB standalone version.
The second, priced at $999, is a 128GB version. Both of these coming with a Surface pen with Palm Block technology that detects when the user's hand has accidentally touched the device's screen while writing, as well as the ability to use a Touch Cover or Type Cover. The latter two are sold separately at $120 and $130, respectively.
A European launch date has yet to be announced.
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