Microsoft to stop making Surface Pro 2

Surface Pro 3 has outsold the older versions
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Microsoft has revealed that it will stop manufacturing its Surface Pro 2.

The company’s Surface family bought in $1.1 billion in revenue in its last quarter, but Microsoft says the newer Surface Pro 3 outsold the older version.

In a statement, Microsoft told The Verge: “We are no longer manufacturing Surface 2; however, those still eager to buy Surface should visit Microsoft Retail Stores, third-party retailers and resellers for the latest availability.”

Microsoft also revealed during its Windows 10 announcement that the new OS will not be coming to the Pro 2.

The Surface Pro 2 was unveiled back in 2013, and was dubbed ‘the tablet that can replace your laptop’.

It features an Intel core i5 processor and is enabled with Windows 8.1 Pro, along with a full-size USB 3.0 port and two 720p HD cameras.

This news comes after Microsoft unveiled its HoloLens wearable tech and HoloStudio 3D print software.

The holographic platform is powered by Window 10, which will be free for those who upgrade from Windows 7, 8.1 or Windows Phone 8.1 devices.

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