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Microsoft brings Surface 2 to Thailand

Microsoft Corp has announced the release of the Surface 2 tablet, as well as the Type Cover 2 and Touch Cover 2, in Thailand this month.

Customers can pre-order the Surface 2 at IT City stores or on itcityonline.com. The device will be available at IT City, BaNANA IT and True Shop retail outlets in 65 locations throughout the country, starting March 14.

The Surface 2 has a battery life up to 10 hours of video playback, and is powered by an NVIDIA Tegra 4 processor. It comes with the 10.6-inch ClearType Full HD display, renders 1080p video and features a USB 3.0 port.

The Surface 2 also has a 3.5-megapixel front camera and 5-megapixel rear camera, both capable of capturing 1080p video.

It ships with Windows RT 8.1 and is preloaded with Microsoft Office Home and Student 2013 RT and Outlook 2013 RT.

It is available in 32GB and 64GB configurations, with prices starting from Bt14,500.

To help users get the most out of the Surface 2, new customers will receive 200GB of free OneDrive storage for two years.

Consumers in Thailand can also experience the tablet for themselves at the "Commart Thailand Expo 2014", which will be held from March 20 to 23 at the Queen Sirikit National Convention Centre.


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