Surface Pro available in mainland China on April 2
According to 36Kr, the Surface Pro will available in mainland China, Australia, France, Germany, Hong Kong , New Zealand and the United Kingdom starting from the end of March. Now the confirmed news is Surface Pro will be on sale in mainland China at 9:00pm on April 2 officially.
The Surface Pro price in the United States is 64GB/$899, 128GB/$999. If it's the same in China, then the cheapest Surface Pro should be nearly ¥5600,the 128 GB Surface Pro will be up to ¥6200.
Surface Pro configuration is:
- Intel Core i5 processor
- 10.6-inch display Intel HD Graphics 4000 image processor
- Resolution of 1920 × 1080 pixels
- 4GB of RAM
- Weighs about 2 pounds and 0.53 inches thick
Although the overall configuration of the Surface Pro is a lot higher than the Surface RT, but it becomes heavier and thicker. Surface RT has a weight of 1.5 pounds and 0.37 inches in thickness. Surface RT sales are about 1 million units, while sales of Surface Pro are about 400,000.
The price will be a bit high for Chinese customers, this may affect the sales of Surface Pro. But for those who want to try the new Tablet, it's a good opportunity. But we have to say, it's still a big challenge for Microsoft to promote it in China.