Microsoft Corp. this week price cut the Surface Pro tablet SKUs by $100 in an effort to boost slower-than-expected sales.

Through Aug. 29, the Surface Pro 64GB SKU sells at $799.99 and the 128GB SKU sells at $899.99, $100 less than prior MSRPs.

Surface ProThe Surface with Windows 8 Pro includes an Intel Core i5 CPU, 1920 x 1080 resolution, digitizer pen, mini DisplayPort, and features compatibility with all x86-based Windows applications.

Microsoft in July price cut Surface RT tablet to $349.99 after lower-than-expected sales for the ARM-based device.

The Surface RT 32GB SKU now sells at $349.99, down from $499.99, and the 64GB SKU sells at $499.99, down from $649.99.

Surface with Windows RT was released last fall and has sold 1.5 million units to date.

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.

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.

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