Microsoft Surface Pro 4: Tech giant unveils new smartphones, tablets and fitness tracker

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Microsoft today unveiled a range of new products heralding what has been described by the company as its “next chapter”.

This included a new line of Lumia smartphones, a new surface pro tablet as well as an updated version of its fitness tracker, Microsoft Band, which will run on its latest operating system Windows 10.

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In terms of phones, it unveiled the Lumia 950 and 950XL with starting prices of $549 (£360) and $649 respectively when they go on sale in November. The company also introduced the lower-range Lumia 550, costing $139 when it becomes available in December.

Microsoft fans can buy the Surface Pro 4 tablet, which is larger but thinner and lighter than the old model, at a starting price of $899 from the 26th October.

And the Microsoft Band 2, which lets users to monitor their fitness and exercise regime, will be priced at $249 when it becomes available at the end of this month.

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