Well about frikkin time.

Microsoft have announced a date for the release of the Windows 8 version of their tablet – the Microsoft Surface Pro.

February 9th, 2013.

The tablet will be available to purchase next month from retailers in the US and Canada.

The Surface Pro will be available initially in the US and Canada with additional markets to follow in the coming weeks and months.

Microsoft’s latest Surface tablet runs on a full version of Windows 8, meaning it will support existing desktop applications in addition to the new Windows 8-style ones.

Here are some photos of the Microsoft Surface Pro.

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About the Author

Onuora Amobi is the Founder and VP of Digital Marketing at Learn About The Web Inc. Onuora has more than a decade of information security, project management and management consulting experience. He has specialized in the management and deployment of large scale ERP client/server systems.

In addition to being a former Microsoft MVP and the founder and editor of EyeOnWindows.com, he is the CEO of a Pasadena based online marketing education startup - Learn About The Web Inc. (www.learnabouttheweb.com) and The Redmond Cloud (https://www.theredmondcloud.com).

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  • Abraham

    so I would be able to install photoshop, flash, illustrator and other adobe products?

    • http://www.windows8update.com/ Onuora Amobi


  • Tavis Smalley

    I really just cant wait…

  • Bender

    Has Microsoft ever met a release date?

    • http://www.windows8update.com/ Onuora Amobi


  • http://www.facebook.com/alberto.gorin Alberto Gorin

    i can t wait either.i only wander how long battery life is
    how much it cost.
    but than buy with windows 8 i go left right up and down
    rather have a good windows 7 tablet mi opnion

    • http://www.windows8update.com/ Onuora Amobi

      5 hours battery life.

      Windows 7 tablet – CRAZY.

  • http://www.facebook.com/darrenkgeorge Darren Kavin George

    i was thinking about it until i saw the lenovo helix. Now i know which tablet hybrid i will be getting – sorry MSFT. I know they bought this site out, but what do you think about the lenovo helix Onuora?

    • http://www.windows8update.com/ Onuora Amobi

      I think it’s cool too.

      I haven’t seen it in person but maybe I’ll go check it out and do a post on it.