Microsoft has announced that the Surface Pro, it’s tablet/laptop hybrid running a full version of Windows 8, will arrive in new territories over the next few weeks including the United Kingdom.
According to a post on the company’s Surface Blog, the Surface Pro will arrive in the United Kingdom on May 23rd. On May 30th, the tablet will debut in a Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Span, and Switzerland.
The company is also making it easier for those users to get their hands on the Type and Touch Covers that compliment the Surface family of products. Until June 30th, those who purchase the Surface RT tablet will receive a free Type or Touch cover in black, white or cyan. This offer is restricted to those in Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Russia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland and the United Kingdom. In other words, users in the United States need not apply.
The Surface Pro pricing currently begins at $899 while the Surface RT begins at a more modest $499 in the United States.