Hello, World: Surface Pro 3 Goes International

Hello, World: Surface Pro 3 Goes International

Now available in 28 markets around the world

Over the next 24 hours, Microsoft's Surface Pro 3 will be released in 25 new markets around the world, bringing the total to 28 markets including Canada, Japan and the United States. All five Surface Pro 3 models will be available in these new markets simultaneously, Microsoft says.

Surface Pro 3 will become available in the following countries over the course of the next day: Australia, Austria, Belgium, Canada, China, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Korea, Luxembourg, Malaysia, the Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Portugal, Singapore, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Thailand, the United Kingdom and the United States.

If you preordered Surface Pro 3 in one of those countries, your device will begin shipping as soon as today, Microsoft says.

Likewise, if you are interested in pre-ordering the Surface Pro 3 Docking Station—see my review for more information—you can preorder that today and in all 28 markets. The dock will be generally available starting September 12.

In keeping with Microsoft's emphasis on productivity and dual-usage in the mobile first, cloud first world, the company has provided the following infographic which explains its positioning for Surface Pro 3, i.e. that people want the ability to do more.

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