Microsoft Surface UK price confirmed: £399 entry level

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microsoft-surface-tablet.jpgMicrosoft have finally revealed UK pricing information for their Surface RT tablet, set to land on 26 October.

In the UK, the Surface pricing starts at £399 for the 32GB version. The Touch Cover (available in black, white, magenta, cyan and red) cost £99.99 each, while the Type Cover in black costs £109.99.

US pricing has also ben confirmed, and goes into a little more detail about the other models in the Surface range. You’re looking at $499 price for a 32GB version, a 32GB version bundled with a black Touch Cover for $599; and a 64GB version bundled with a black Touch Cover for $699. If sold separately, the Touch Cover in the US will cost $119.99, while the Type Cover costs $129.99.

In all, the Surface tablet will launch in eight countries: Australia, Canada, China, France, Germany, Hong Kong, the United Kingdom and the United States.

Landing just a few short days after the announcement of the iPad Mini, it’ll be great to see two of the world’s biggest tech companies duking it out in the tablet market.

Gerald Lynch