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Microsoft Surface Pro Goes on Sale Feb. 9

Microsoft Surface Pro Goes on Sale Feb. 9:

Surface Pro Arrives Feb. 9

The Surface Pro -- the version of the Surface tablet that runs full Windows 8 Pro -- will hit store shelves Feb. 9. It packs an Intel Core i5 processor and is thicker and heavier than the Surface RT. It'll come in two capacities: 64GB and 128GB, for $899 and $999, respectively.
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If you liked the Microsoft Surface RT tablet but wished you could run classic Windows apps on it, you won't have to wait much longer. The Surface Pro -- the more powerful version of the tablet that runs full Windows 8 Pro -- will be on store shelves Feb. 9.
The initial availability of the Surface Pro, explained in a blog post, will be limited to the U.S. and Canada. As Microsoft had previously announced, it'll come in two capacities: 64GB ($899) and 128GB ($999). The famous magnetic Touch Cover keyboard is a $120 option for the Pro tablet, although a specialized stylus is included.
The Surface Pro is also getting a couple of special accessories. Since the Pro is more of a productivity…
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