Two Windows 8 Pro Surface tablets we’ve reported on are listed: one with 64GB of flash memory and the other with 128GB. The Surface Pro tablets are the beefier models, with Intel Core i5 Ivy Bridge processors and the full version of Windows 8. They are also expected to cost more than typical tablets–more in line with Ultrabooks, the main competition for the Surface Pro.
According to The Next Web, sources close to Microsoft claim the Surface Pro will start at $999 (while the Surface RT tablet would start at $599). This would actually put the Surface Pro 64GB model several hundred dollars above some of the more recently announced Ultrabooks that range in price from $599 to $799.
However, Amazon Germany has also revealed a surprise 32GB Surface Pro model, with the same processor and presumably similar other hardware features (e.g., full HD display, USB 3.0, 42 watt-hour battery, stylus pen support).
Again, although no prices are available yet, this 32GB model is apparently a cheaper, entry-level version that could really give laptops and Ultrabooks a run for their money.
Although Amazon Germany doesn’t list any other detailed specs for the Surface RT tablets, we know from previous news that these RT tablets will be the thinner and lighter versions running the tablet-optimized version of Windows 8.