Microsoft says the Surface Pro will have ‘approximately half the battery life’ of the Surface RT

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Microsoft finally announced pricing information for its Surface Pro tablet earlier today, but now we have a little bit more information to share about the device thanks to one of the company’s official Twitter accounts. Responding to an inquiry from another Twitter user, Microsoft’s official Surface account said that users can expect to get “approximately half the battery life of the Surface RT” out of the Pro. That doesn’t come as huge surprise — both versions feature the same 42.5Wh battery, while the Pro has a more powerful processor and a higher resolution display — but it may disappoint a few who were hoping to get all day battery life out of the device. In our review of the Surface RT, we were impressed with its over eight hour…

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