Surface 2 Accessory Pricing

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Surface 2 Accessory Pricing

All, we have some information about the new Surface 2 accessories (including pricing). Most of these, with the exception of the docking station and car charger, will be available for pre-order tomorrow (September 24, 2013) with the Surface 2 and Surface 2 Pro. (Picture Credits to Microsoft)

Surface accessory pricing

Touch Cover 2: $119 – Microsoft claims “Thinner and lighter than the original Touch Cover, measuring only 2.75 mm thin, Touch Cover 2 features backlit keys for even better readability. Touch Cover 2 is more rigid, registers keystrokes with greater accuracy and features updated sensors that support a variety of gestures across the entire keyboard.”

Weight 185 grams
Supported platforms Surface RT, Surface 2, Surface Pro, Surface Pro 2
Dimensions 7.4” x 11” 2.75 mm thin
Available colors Black
Keys Activation: pressure-sensing input Backlit
Interface Magnetic
Sensors Accelerometer, proximity
Warranty One-year limited hardware warranty

Surface 2 Accessory Pricing

Type Cover 2: $129.99 – Type Cover 2 will be a full millimeter thinner than the original type-cover and it’s now backlit. It will be available in Cyan, Magenta, Purple and Black in the coming months. Microsoft says that because it’s more rigid, it will provide a better lap-typing experience. They also say it  is designed to be quieter.

Weight 256 grams
Supported platforms Surface RT, Surface 2, Surface Pro, Surface Pro 2
Dimensions 7.4” x 10.9”5.4 mm thin
Available colors Black, Cyan, Purple and Magenta1
Keys Activation: moving (mechanical) keysLayout: QWERTY, full row of function keys (F1–F12)Dedicated buttons for Windows shortcuts and media controls
Interface Magnetic
Sensors Accelerometer, proximity
Warranty One-year limited hardware warranty

Black type cover

Power Cover: $199.99 – Microsoft says “Power Cover delivers the same great typing experience you get with Type Cover while extending the battery life of your Surface 2, Surface Pro and Surface Pro 2 by up to 50 percent to help you make it through that late-night meeting or the entire flight.” I know I’m going to get one 😉

Weight 0.55 lbs
Supported platforms Surface 2, Surface Pro, Surface Pro 2
Dimensions 7.5” x 10.9”9.75 mm thin
Available colors Black
Keys Activation: moving (mechanical) keys Layout: QWERTY, full row of function keys (F1–F12) Dedicated buttons for Windows shortcuts and media controls
Interface Magnetic
Sensors Accelerometer
Warranty One-year limited hardware warranty

Docking Station for Surface Pro: $199.99 – According to Microsoft “The Docking Station for Surface Pro lets you quickly connect Surface Pro and Surface Pro 2 to desktop PC peripherals in a single step, taking you from laptop to desktop in an instant. While Surface Pro or Surface Pro 2 is docked, it can connect with an external monitor, Ethernet, speakers and power supply. PC peripherals connect via its one USB 3.0 port and three USB 2.0 ports.”

Weight 603 grams
Supported platforms Surface Pro and Surface Pro 2
Dimensions 316 mm x 107 mm x 91 mm
Ports Power supply input1 USB 3.0 port3 USB 2.0 portsEthernet port (10/100 Ethernet RJ-45)

3.5 mm audio input/output connections

1 DisplayPort video output

Warranty One-year limited hardware warranty

wireless

Wireless Adapter for Typing Covers: $59.99 – Microsoft says “The Wireless Adapter for Typing Covers will connect magnetically to any Touch or Type Cover, letting you type from anywhere in the room using Bluetooth technology, so it is even easier to connect Surface to a TV or monitor and type from another location, such as the couch.”

Weight 0.16 lbs
Supported platforms Works with all Surface tabletsWorks with all Surface Touch and Type Covers
Dimensions Device: 228 mm x 21mm x 13.5 mmCharging cable length: 520 mm
Connector type Bluetooth
Warranty One-year limited hardware warranty

Surface 2 Accessory Pricing

Car Charger with USB: $49.99 – OMG!!! In know I need one of these. According to Microsoft “(The Surface 2) Car Charger plugs into most cars’ power or lighter ports and charges Surface without the need for an additional adapter. It also features a USB port to allow simultaneous charging of a phone or other device.”

Weight 0.124 lbs
Compatibility Charges all Surface devices
Dimensions Device: 82.22 mm x 32.84 mm x 32.84 mmCable length: 1.2 m
Connector type USB and Surface power connector
Warranty One-year limited hardware warranty

Surface 2 Accessory Pricing

Arc Touch Mouse Surface Edition: $69.99 – Microsoft says “This special-edition Arc Touch Mouse has been updated to match the look of Surface. Like other Arc Touch mice, it is designed for comfort and flattens for portability. It connects via Bluetooth 3.0, freeing Surface’s USB port for use by other devices.”

Weight 2.29 oz
Supported platforms All Surface devices
Dimensions 2.25” x 5.12” x 0.57”
Available colors Dark Titanium
Battery Two AAA batteries (included)
Interface Bluetooth 4.0 low energy-compatible
Warranty Three-year limited hardware warranty

Get more information about the new Surface 2 accessories from Microsoft here: http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/news/press/2013/sep13/09-23surface2pr.aspx

Tim

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