Microsoft Expands Availability of Surface Laptop, Free Windows 10 Pro Upgrade

Posted on September 5, 2017 by Paul Thurrott in Microsoft Surface with 32 Comments

Microsoft Expands Availability of Surface Laptop, Free Windows 10 Pro Upgrade

Microsoft announced today that it is making Surface Laptop available in multiple colors in 20 new countries. Additionally, it is bringing the Core i7/Platinum version of Surface Laptop to Japan, Hong Kong, and Taiwan for the first time.

“If you’ve been holding out to purchase a Surface Laptop in Cobalt Blue, Burgundy, or Graphite Gold, Visit Surface.com or your nearest Microsoft Store to learn about pre-orders and in-store availability in your country,” Microsoft’s Raphael Aquino Jose explains.

So you can now pre-order Surface Laptop in your choice of colors in the US, Canada, Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Ireland, Luxembourg, Netherland, Sweden, Switzerland, UK, Taiwan, HK, China, Norway, Australia, and New Zealand.

As you may recall, Surface Laptop comes with Windows 10 S, the limited new version of Windows that cannot run desktop applications. Fortunately, Microsoft also revealed that it is extending the free upgrade from Windows 10 S to Windows 10 Pro through March 31, 2018. Previously, the free upgrade period ended on December 31, 2017.

 

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