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Microsoft prepares the Power Cover for its Surface 2 slates

Microsoft Surface 2 owner? You might want to think about the upcoming Power Cover, which doubles your Surface's battery life (NASDAQ:MSFT)

| Mobile Devices, Tablets & Phones News | Posted: Mar 11, 2014 9:23 am

When Microsoft unveiled its refreshed Surface 2 and Surface 2 Pro tablets late last year, the Power Cover was missing from its launch. Well, the Redmond-based giant is now preparing the launch of the Power Cover for March 19.

 

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The new Power Cover keyboard is a Type Cover variant, priced at $200, but didn't get launched with the new Surface slates last year. Microsoft is promising a huge 70% extra battery life with the Power Cover for its Surface Pro, Surface Pro 2 and RT-based Surface 2 tablets. It might seem expensive, but it does have dual abilities: being a physical keyboard, and extra battery life.

NEWS SOURCES:Engadget.com

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