Microsoft Surface 2 and Surface 2 Pro Arriving Oct 22

Microsoft Surface 2 and Surface 2 Pro Arriving Oct 22(Ping! Zine Web Tech Magazine) – Not to be outdone by Apple’s iOS 7 and iPhone news, Microsoft on Monday looked to make headlines of its own, detailing a new Surface tablet line.

New models include the Surface 2 and Surface 2 Pro – both of which will become available to a majority of markets on October 22nd.

Included among new Surface features is extended battery life, a new Kickstand with dual angles and more processing power.

Specifically, the Surface 2 features a NVIDIA Tegra 4 processor along with 1080p video. The device’s design is also slightly thinner than the Surface 1. Pricing starts at $449.

The Surface Pro 2, meanwhile, is available starting with a staggering $899 price tag and is available in both 64GB and 128GB configurations.

Microsoft has recently been pushing its Surface line in comparison to Apple iPad devices through a series of commercials narrated by a fake Siri.