In a blog post Microsoft has formally announced the retail availability of the Surface Pro tablet from the 9th February in the U.S. and Canada through all Microsoft retail stores,microsoftstore.com and at Staples and Best Buy in the U.S. as well as from a number of locations in Canada.
The Core i5 tablet will be retailing from $899 for the 64 GB model. A 128 GB model will also be available for $999. The device will come with an included Surface Pen.
Microsoft also announced expanded availability of the Surface RT tablet to 13 additional markets in the coming weeks, including Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Spain, Sweden and Switzerland.
Microsoft is also making additional accessories available, including laser-etched touch covers for $129 and the Surface-themed wedge mouse.
Read more at Microsoft here.