“When Microsoft launches the Windows 8 Pro version of its Surface tablet, the device will apparently have a battery life somewhere in the area of four and a half to five hours,” Electronista reports. “This according to a Panos Panay, head of Microsoft’s Surface project. Surface with Windows 8 Pro — which runs the full version of Windows 8 — will launch in January of next year.”

Electronista reports, “The announcement came today in a tweet from Panay’s own account. Panay didn’t go into detail, but he did say the forthcoming Surface Pro will have ‘approximately half the battery life of Surface RT.’”

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MacDailyNews Note: Apple’s latest 4th generation iPad with Retina display delivers up to 10 hours of surfing the web on Wi‑Fi, watching video, or listening to music and up to 9 hours of surfing the web using cellular data network. Apple’s 13-inch MacBook Air delivers up to 7 hours battery life.

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