Will Microsoft launch Surface Pro 2 in India? If yes, at what price?

Microsoft's Surface tablet cum laptop looks to be a nice piece of hardware. The Surface Pro 2 is equipped with Haswell processor from Intel - the same processor that powers the new Macbook Air 2013. As a result, the Surface Pro 2 has longer battery life than the pro model. I'm curious to know whether Microsoft will launch it in India and if it does, what'd be the price?


  • Satya Swaroop Dash
    Satya Swaroop Dash
    Well, my guess No, It wont launch these tablets in India.
    The reason :
    The US prices start from $449 (28,100 INR) for the RT version base model and prices of Surface Pro 2 with at $899 (56,263 INR) and go up to $1,799 (112,589 INR). Now that is quite expensive for a tablet.
    While the RT version (Surface 2) has limited functionality The Surface Pro 2 how ever gives you the full Windows 8.1 experience but here is the catch, People can get laptops at around Rs. 40000 - Rs 45000 thousand that are more powerful than the Surface. Plus the Surface misses out on a dedicated graphics card that most youngsters require to play high end game. Finally small size display. In a country where we say "Bada Hai Toh Behetar Hai" (The Bigger The Better) a small 10 inch screen will not be preferred.
  • Kaustubh Katdare
    Kaustubh Katdare
    If I were to buy a tablet today and had bucks to spend, I'd prefer Surface Pro 2 over any other similar tablets, including iPad. I think Surface Pro 2 eliminates the drawbacks of the tablets and adds the portability factor to laptops. I'm not sure of the usability though. Would definitely love to try it out though.

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