Surface Pro 256GB

Surface Pro 256GB


(was $1,099.00) save $350.00

With a 256GB solid state drive, Surface Pro delivers extreme power for all your business needs. It runs your favorite Windows desktop programs and is solidly built with an ultra-light and durable magnesium casing.


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With a 256GB solid state drive, Surface Pro delivers extreme power for all your business needs. It runs your favorite Windows desktop programs and is solidly built with an ultra-light and durable magnesium casing.




Proper business attire

Proper business attire

A feat of engineering and a work of art, the Surface tablet from Microsoft is here to revolutionize the way you work. It combines all the power of a laptop with the versatility of a tablet, to keep you productive and agile wherever you're working from. A 256GB solid state drive has all the speed and power to handle serious loads of multitasking—from editing large photos to cranking through spreadsheets, no task is too small for this machine. And with a slim and lightweight profile that's just half-an-inch thick and two pounds, you've got great mobility for dashing from the bus to boardroom or for the quick grab-and-go to your next meeting.

Windows 8 Pro

Windows 8 Pro

Along with all the great features of Windows 8, Windows 8 Pro provides enhanced data protection with BitLocker and lets you connect to your corporate or school network with Domain join. You can also host a Remote Desktop Connection on your own PC so you can connect to it when you're using a different PC.

Intel i5 processor

Intel i5 processor

Enjoy fast, powerful performance and stunning visuals. The Intel i5 processor was built using the latest technologies, including HD graphics, to deliver with impressive speed and responsiveness. Run Outlook 1, Office 365 1, and Desktop Apps such as Quicken and Adobe Photoshop.



Get creative with drawing and note taking in applications such as OneNote 1. Mark up your PowerPoint presentations, PDFs, and documents just like you would on paper. A pen digitizer and pen come with your device, making it easy to add a personal touch.

VaporMg casing and Integrated Kickstand

VaporMg casing and Integrated Kickstand

Made with VaporMg, Surface is precision crafted to be tough yet elegant, without excessive bulk. At 2 pounds, with a watch-like finish that’s incredibly smooth and durable. Flip out the Kickstand for hands-free entertainment.

Type Cover

Type Cover

Type the way you’re used to typing. Type Cover combines the speed and comfort of a classic laptop keyboard with super-thin, lightweight design. Take Surface from tablet to laptop and back again with a quick flip of Type Cover. Type Cover is sold separately.

Touch Cover

Touch Cover

Touch Cover clicks in to Surface in an instant, and offers a sleek, spill-resistant exterior for working – no matter where you find yourself. When folded back, Touch Cover automatically disables keystrokes for a full touchscreen experience; when closed, it turns off your display. Touch Cover is sold separately. Colors vary by region. Black, white, cyan, magenta and red.

Xbox Music Pass: Unlimited access to millions of songs

Xbox Music Pass: Unlimited access to millions of songs

Stream as much as you like on your PC, tablet, Windows Phone or Xbox 360. Download music so you can listen to it when you are offline. Your favorite songs follow you wherever you go, across all your devices. 2

Ports and connectivity

Ports and connectivity

Bring your entire media collection with you wherever you go. A microSDXC card slot lets you add up to 64GB of extra storage. Show off everything on the big screen using the mini DisplayPort 3. Full-size USB port and Bluetooth 4.0 provide clutter-free connections with wireless mice and headsets. Dual 2x2 MIMO antennas provide reliable internet connectivity.

The Microsoft difference

Built by Microsoft

Built by Microsoft

Using the latest technology and materials, our engineers crafted one of the finest, fastest, most durable tablets.

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Powered by Windows 8

Windows has been reimagined to focus on your life. The beautiful, fast and fluid design is perfect for a range of hardware: from compact, touch-enabled tablets and lightweight laptops, to PCs and large, powerful all-in-ones with high-definition screens.

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Support from Answer Desk

Enjoy worry-free technical support and protection. Our friendly Answer Techs can answer your questions, resolve your problems, and help safeguard your new device.

Microsoft Complete for Surface Pro

Microsoft Complete

We've got your back.

Get extended service and accident protection for your device—plus unlimited software support and training from Answer Desk—for two full years.4 Add Complete within 45 days of your purchase to get it all, not to mention valuable extras like PC Tune-Up, Virus Removal and Protection, and personal in-store training at no extra cost.

Extended service plan and accidental damage coverage

Complete covers your device from hardware defects or malfunctions for two full years. Accidents happen, and that’s okay. With Complete, you get two years of accidental damage protection—even from drops and spills, each subject to a $49 deductible.

Microsoft expertise

No one knows the software on your device better than Microsoft. Enjoy personalized Answer Desk support sessions with a Microsoft expert, specifically tailored to your needs. There’s no need to leave the comfort of your own home or office to get your questions answered. Complete puts you in touch with Answer Desk experts right where you are.

Personal training and data recovery

Need to learn the basics of PowerPoint? Or how to sync multiple devices using Windows 8.1? No problem. Complete includes as many in-store personal Answer Desk training sessions as you want. Complete includes other valuable Answer Desk services to keep your device running at its best. It comes with Advanced PC Tune-Up and Virus Removal and Protection. You can also take advantage of in-store technical services, including in-store data recovery.

Tech specs

Operating System

Windows 8 Pro. Runs apps you are currently using on Windows 7 and can be managed by your enterprise IT group.


3rd generation Intel Core i5 Processor with Intel HD Graphics 4000


4GB RAM—Dual Channel Memory


256GB. System software uses significant storage space. Available storage is subject to change based on system software updates and apps usage. 1GB = 1 billion bytes. See for more details.


Screen: 10.6" ClearType HD Display, Resolution: 1920x1080, Aspect Ratio: 16:9 (widescreen), Touch: 10-point multi-touch

Pen input

Pen input and Pen (included with purchase)


Stereo speakers and microphone


Full-size USB 3.0, microSDXC card reader, Headset jack, MiniDisplay port, Cover port


Dimensions: 10.81 x 6.81 x 0.53in, Weight: 2 lbs, Casing: VaporMg , Color: Dark Titanium, Physical buttons: Volume and Power


Two 720p HD cameras, front and rear-facing


Wi-Fi (802.11a/b/g/n), Bluetooth 4.0 low energy technology


42 W-h


Ambient light sensor, Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Magnetometer


1-year limited hardware warranty

Included apps

Mail, Messaging, OneDrive, Internet Explorer 10, Bing, Music, Video, Games, and more.

Touch Cover

Dimensions: 7.4 x 11.0 in, 3 mm thin, Weight: 0.46 lbs, Color: Black, Additional colors (White, Cyan, Magenta, Red ) sold separately, Keys: Activation: Pressure-sensing input, Layout: QWERTY, Interface: Magnetic, Sensors: Accelerometer, Hardware warranty: 1-year limited hardware warranty. Touch cover sold separately.

Surface Pen

Dimensions: 8.5mm Diameter x 139.3mm Length, Weight: 0.02 lbs., Hardware warranty: 1-year limited hardware warranty


Languages available on this device: English, French, Spanish

  • Surface with Windows Pro
  • Pen
  • 48W power supply
  • Quickstart guide
  • Safety and warranty documents

How important are weight, size and battery life to you?

Very important. I want an ultra-thin and light tablet with long battery life (up to 8 hours). I want a tablet that is always connected and always up to date.

I care most about processing speed and compatibility so I am willing to trade-off weight, thickness, and battery life.

Which Microsoft Office programs will you want to use?

I want to use Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and OneNote optimized for tablets. Microsoft Office Home & Student 2013 RT Preview1 comes pre-installed.

I want the ability to purchase and run the full Office Suite.

Other than Office, what kind of apps will you want to run?

From the Windows Store I can get the most commonly used apps, including games, entertainment, news, productivity, and travel apps.

I need to run Desktop Apps, such as Quicken® and Adobe® Photoshop®.

Will you need advanced business connectivity features?

I just need to connect to my work email.

I'll need to connect to a corporate domain and use features like Remote Access.


Surface RT features device encryption and comes with Windows Defender. Includes the Trusted Platform Module (TPM) chip for enhanced encryption and greater protection against unauthorized use.

Surface Pro includes application and security policy control with AppLocker and Group Policy, enhanced data protection capabilities using BitLocker technology, as well as compatibility with third party security, management and monitoring applications. Includes the Trusted Platform Module (TPM) chip for enhanced encryption and greater protection against unauthorized use.


Always connected, even when in standby mode. Connected standby keeps apps up-to-date.

Connectivity off when hibernating/sleeping to preserve battery.


9.30 mm

13.5 mm





32GB, 64GB4

64GB, 128GB, 256GB4


10.6", 16:9, 1366x768

10.6", 16:9, 1920x1080


Stereo speakers

Full-size USB 2.0

microSDXC card slot

Headset jack

HD video out port

Cover port

Stereo speakers

Full-size USB 2.0

microSDXC card slot

Headset jack

Mini DisplayPort

Cover port

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