Microsoft Surface 2 stops production




Microsoft will stop production of its Surface 2 tablets. The software will use the Surface Pro 3. With the cessation of the Surface 2 line seems the survival of Windows RT, the version of Windows that was developed for the ARM platform, to be doubtful.

Across The Verge confirms that Microsoft will stop immediately with the Surface 2, including the Surface 2 and Surface Pro 2 fall. Who wants to have a copy will have to turn to the stores that still sell the tablet. Microsoft will also systems still offer while supplies last through

The deletion of the Surface 2 comes as no surprise; Microsoft made ​​known to the presentation of its quarterly results that the Surface Pro 3 sells a factor of three better than the Surface Pro 2. Also accessories for the Surface Pro 3 would do well.

With the phasing out of the Surface 2 series, which was launched in 2013, there will also be an end to Microsoft hardware running on Windows RT. This version was developed for ARM hardware, but regular Windows software did not run on Windows RT. However, few developers were willing to adapt their software for modest RT platform. In addition, Microsoft has announced that Windows 10 will not be available for Surface devices running RT, already says the software giant that there still will be an update for Surface 2 hardware which some of the new features of Windows 10 processed.


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