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The Surface Pro 3 is about to go global

Published Aug 6th, 2014 6:30PM EDT
Surface Pro 3 Release Date International
Image: Microsoft Corporation

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Microsoft’s Surface Pro 3, the latest and most glorious addition to the Surface family, will soon be available in several markets, the company confirmed on the Surface blog. No less than 25 more markets are going to get the Surface Pro 3 this month, in addition to the U.S., Canada and Japan. In most of the 25 new markets, the Surface Pro 3 will be available for pre-order starting today, with a few exceptions, and will release starting on August 28th.

“It’s been a great couple months for us in Surface – great reception in the US,businesses and schools realizing how productive they can be with Surface, a great launch in Japan, spending time with NFL players on the sidelines, and lots of good feedback and updates to respond to it,” the company wrote.

Microsoft has also revealed the new markets it plans to launch the new Surface Pro model in, including Australia, Austria, Belgium, China, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Ireland, Italy, Korea, Luxembourg, Malaysia, the Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Portugal, Singapore, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Thailand and the United Kingdom.

International prices for the Surface Pro 3 have not been mentioned, and they’ll likely vary depending on market. Microsoft has also revealed that the Surface Pro 3 Docking Station will be launched on August 15 in the U.S.

Chris Smith Senior Writer

Chris Smith has been covering consumer electronics ever since the iPhone revolutionized the industry in 2008. When he’s not writing about the most recent tech news for BGR, he brings his entertainment expertise to Marvel’s Cinematic Universe and other blockbuster franchises.

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