Microsoft Corp. this week expanded distribution of the Surface tablet to Best Buy Co Inc. and Staples Inc. stores.
All three Surface RT SKUs are available at BestBuy.com and Staples.com.
The device was previously sold only at Microsoft Store locations.
Surface with Windows RT, which include the $499 32GB SKU, the $599 32GB with Touch Cover SKU and the $699 64GB with Touch Cover SKU, was releasd Oct. 26th.
Both Surface SKUs include a 10.6-inch Gorilla Glass screen, HDMI, USB 3.0, front and rear cameras, kickstand, and 2×2 MIMO Wi-Fi antennas.
Windows RT SKUs include a quad-core Nvidia Tegra CPU and is compatible with downloadable Windows Store applications. In addition, Windows RT includes Office Home & Student 2013.
The Surface with Windows 8 Pro will be sold in early 2013 starting at $899.
The 64GB SKU will sell at $899 while the 128GB SKU will sell at $999.
Surface with Windows 8 Pro will include an Intel Core i5 CPU, 1920 x 1080 resolution, digitizer pen, mini DisplayPort, and features compatibility with all x86-based Windows applications.
It weighs under two pounds and is 13.5mm in width.