Microsoft is planning to sell Surface Pro models in more countries than ever before, with the new device set to hit shelves in nearly 50 countries around the world.

The Surface Pro, Microsoft’s premium laptop, will launch globally in the first quarter of 2020, and Microsoft will launch a limited number of the devices in the UK.

While there is no indication of when Microsoft will begin selling the Surface Pro in other parts of the world, it is expected to be available in select markets around the globe.

Microsoft’s first foray into the US market was the Surface Book, which hit shelves back in 2016.

Surface Pro 3 in the US The Surface Pro will also hit stores in the United Kingdom and the UK, the company confirmed today.

It is unclear when Microsoft plans to launch the new Surface in the U.S. However, the Surface brand itself is expected in the States, where the company’s PC division is also headquartered.

In its earnings call today, Microsoft also confirmed that the Surface team is now in the process of migrating all of its Surface Studio models to the new Pro, in order to ensure the platform is available for more users.

“This migration is expected over the next few months,” a Microsoft spokesperson told PCWorld.

“We’re currently working with our OEM partners to migrate all of our Surface Studio to the Pro.” 

Microsoft has also confirmed it will introduce a new Pro in the near future, with a launch planned for sometime this summer.

The company is also expected to unveil a new Surface Book in the coming weeks, following a delay of three years.

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