Microsoft unveils new Surface tablets

People discuss the Surface 2 tablet computer at its introduction in New York. Microsoft is trying hard to succeed in tablets as personal computer sales are falling. Photo: AP/Mark Lennihan

People discuss the Surface 2 tablet computer at its introduction in New York. Microsoft is trying hard to succeed in tablets as personal computer sales are falling. Photo: AP/Mark Lennihan
01/010 People discuss the Surface 2 tablet computer at its introduction in New York. Microsoft is trying hard to succeed in tablets as personal computer sales are falling. Photo: AP/Mark Lennihan
Panos Panay, corporate vice president of Microsoft, introduces a Surface 2 tablet with an integrated kickstand in New York. Microsoft says the Pro 2 also offers a 75 % improvement in battery life over the previous model. Photo: AP/Mark Lennihan
02/010 Panos Panay, corporate vice president of Microsoft, introduces a Surface 2 tablet with an integrated kickstand in New York. Microsoft says the Pro 2 also offers a 75 % improvement in battery life over the previous model. Photo: AP/Mark Lennihan
Vincent Nguyen, Editor in Chief of SlashGear, wears Google Glass while covering the introduction of the Microsoft Surface 2 in New York. Photo: AP/Mark Lennihan
03/010 Vincent Nguyen, Editor in Chief of SlashGear, wears Google Glass while covering the introduction of the Microsoft Surface 2 in New York. Photo: AP/Mark Lennihan
Panos Panay, corporate vice president of Microsoft, introduces a new Surface tablet in New York. Photo: AP/Mark Lennihan
04/010 Panos Panay, corporate vice president of Microsoft, introduces a new Surface tablet in New York. Photo: AP/Mark Lennihan
The Microsoft Surface pro 2 is seen during a news conferece in New York where it was introduced by Microsoft vice president Panos Panay in New York. Photo: AFP / Timothy Clary
05/010 The Microsoft Surface pro 2 is seen during a news conferece in New York where it was introduced by Microsoft vice president Panos Panay in New York. Photo: AFP / Timothy Clary
A member of the media works on a Surface 2 tablet during the launch of the Microsoft Surface 2 tablets in New York. Photo: Reuters/Shannon Stapleton
06/010 A member of the media works on a Surface 2 tablet during the launch of the Microsoft Surface 2 tablets in New York. Photo: Reuters/Shannon Stapleton
Panos Panay, Microsoft's VP of Surface, introduces introduces a second generation of Surface tablets in New York City. Photo:AFP/Spencer Platt/Getty Images
07/010 Panos Panay, Microsoft's VP of Surface, introduces introduces a second generation of Surface tablets in New York City. Photo:AFP/Spencer Platt/Getty Images
Microsoft Vice President Panos Panay, during a news conference to introduce the Microsoft Surface 2 in New York. Photo: AFP / Timothy Clary
08/010 Microsoft Vice President Panos Panay, during a news conference to introduce the Microsoft Surface 2 in New York. Photo: AFP / Timothy Clary
Microsoft's Surface 2 is seen during the launch of their Surface 2 tablets in New York. Photo: Reuters / Shannon Stapleton
09/010 Microsoft's Surface 2 is seen during the launch of their Surface 2 tablets in New York. Photo: Reuters / Shannon Stapleton
Panos Panay, Microsoft's VP of Surface, introduces introduces a second generation of Surface tablets in New York City. Photo: AFP/Spencer Platt/Getty Images
010/010 Panos Panay, Microsoft's VP of Surface, introduces introduces a second generation of Surface tablets in New York City. Photo: AFP/Spencer Platt/Getty Images