Windows 8 Pro built-in tablet PC Surface Pro to go on sale in Japan on June 7

Windows 8 Pro built-in tablet PC Surface Pro to go on sale in Japan on June 7

TOKYO —

Microsoft Japan will release Windows 8 Pro built-in tablet PC Surface Pro on June 7.

It is already being sold in other countries. However, the Surface Pro released in the Japanese market will have Office Home and Business 2013 as standard and also two models (128GB and 256GB) will be available. Other countries are selling two models as well but they are 64GB and 128GB models.

Magnesium alloy is used for the body, which makes the body strong, thick and slick. ClearType full HD display (resolution 1080p) and Core i5 processor CPU are built-in.

128GB model – 99,800 yen
246GB model – 119,800 yen

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  • 0

    Carcharodon

    expensive tools for power business users. Not a device for the average consumer. Microsoft missed the mark. Android and ios devices are tablets for everyday people.

  • 4

    CGB Spender

    Windows 8 and the new XBox are doomed to fail! Microsoft is just like any other large company, making changes that are convenient for them but not for the users.

  • -1

    USNinJapan2

    CGB Spender

    Windows 8 and the new XBox are doomed to fail!

    Spoken a true Apple fan boy, although fan pops would be more apt judging by your avatar. I've bee using Windows 8 now for four months and the only issue I initially had was that the familiar Start button was gone. I downloaded and installed it as an add-on the second week of use and have had smooth sailing since. I've also read that the Start button is now on any new versions of Windows 8 so problem solved as far as I'm concerned. No complaints from on Windows 8 so I just don't see it being doomed to fail like you say.

  • 0

    Elbuda Mexicano

    Windows 8 sucks the big one!! I have it and Microsoft should get on their knees and beg for forgiveness for making this crappu version that I did not want on my new Acer laptop!!

  • 0

    USNinJapan2

    Elbuda Mexicano

    What don't you like about it? And most importantly, which Acer laptop do you have?

  • 0

    It"S ME

    I got a 32Gb nexus 7 with a 56mbps wifi connection for 3880/month and it does all that my old mac and windows did for a fraction of the price. Cost me 25,000yen.

    Desktops are dying except for certain tasks.

    As are cell-phones, I can do a call and video chat for free globally.

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    Alex80

    Windows 8 sucks as hell.

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    USNinJapan2

    Alex80

    Same to you that I asked Elbuda Mexicano; what "sucks" about Windows 8? I'm of course assuming that you've actually used it (more than on a display model at a store) and if you have then you'd have some specific gripes about the OS...

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    CGB Spender

    USNinJapan2JUN. 02, 2013 - 05:42PM JST

    I've been a long time Windows user and loathed Apple just like you. Until I found out that with Macs you can actually get your job done, unlike with Windows. Ok I still use Windows for my job but I use Windows 7 as I see no need to upgrade to 8 since my desktop PC is not a touch tablet. I think win 8 sales figures speak for themselves about how fail win 8 is.

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