news Microsoft Australia has announced the Surface 3 4G LTE will soon be on sale at select outlets in Australia.
The announcement was made at CES 2016 in Las Vegas, where Microsoft also detailed wider availability of the Microsoft Band and Surface Book.
The Surface 3, a thin lightweight tablet-combination-laptop, will now be available in a 4G LTE version from 28 January, 2016 at Microsoft Flagship Store Sydney, Microsoft Store online, JB Hi-Fi and Harvey Norman.
Microsoft’s first ever laptop, the Surface Book became generally available in Australia exclusively through Microsoft Flagship Store in Sydney and online Store on 12 November, 2015. From 28 January, availability will be expanded to retailers JB Hi-Fi and Harvey Norman. Pre-orders of the device commenced 5 January in-store and online at JB Hi-Fi and Harvey Norman.
The Microsoft Band, a fitness wearable device, became available from 12 November last year, but was restricted to the Microsoft Flagship Store in Sydney.
From 21 January, 2016, availability will be expanded to Microsoft Store Online and to other retailers including JB Hi-Fi, Harvey Norman and select Rebel Sport stores, as well as Rebel Sport online. It also became available for pre-order on 5 January at Microsoft Store Online and Harvey Norman.
During the CES event, Microsoft took the chance to boast that Windows 10 has become active on over 200 million devices around the world in less than six months.
This gives Windows 10 the fastest growth trajectory of any version of the operating system, the firm said.
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