Microsoft set to unveil Surface 2 on September 23rd

Microsoft is preparing to launch its next-generation tablets at an event in the US on September 23rd. They have sent press invites to the media today, asking them to save the date for a Surface event. After the not so good sales of the first iteration of the surface tablets the company believes it will make a hit with its Surface 2and Surface Pro 2 tablets. Both will act as refreshed versions of the existing Surface RT and Surface Pro models. 

More rumors indicate that the Surface 2 and Surface Pro 2 will include a two-stage kickstand,but the main design of both tablets will remain very similar to the models we already know. The Surface Pro 2 is expected to have Intel’s new Haswell processor, and the company is planning to ship units with 8GB of RAM on board. This means with Has well upgrade we expect a big improvement on the battery life on the Surface Pro 2, but not drastic, as rumors indicate that only 2 hours will be the added time.

Surface 2, to have Full HD screen

Microsoft is preparing to stick with Windows RT 8.1, but will drop the “RT” name of the actual device and it will just be called the Surface 2. The Surface 2 is expected to include a 1080p display, with Nvidia’s Tegra 4 processor. Battery life on the Surface 2 is said to be around 8 hours, with a boosted the battery life through a built-in battery in the keyboard cover.