Microsoft Gives Folks Another Reason To Choose MacBook Pro

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Microsoft isn't obviously the only company turning to such a decision following the Brexit vote, and the company says that it's only trying to adjust its prices with the British pound, so further adjustments could be made should the evolution of the sterling require it.

The move could add up to £400 to the cost of a top-of-the range laptop, making Microsoft the latest foreign firm to blame the fall in the value of the pound for increasing prices.

Since it is a Microsoft device, the Surface Pro 5 would run on the Redstone OS, while it would sport a 12.3-inch Pixel Sense screen which would be available in two variants - a 2K display and a 4K display.

Sterling was down 16 per cent against the dollar since June a year ago, which gave a big boost to exports due to United Kingdom goods becoming cheaper overseas. It has been a big boost for exporters as this has made British goods cheaper overseas.

However, it also meant Microsoft, which reported in dollars was making less money selling the same computer in the United Kingdom than it did in the US.

We designed your Surface Book, the operating system, your productivity suite and so numerous applications that you use.

"For indirect sales where our products and services are sold through partners, final prices will continue to be determined by them", a company spokesperson was quoted as saying by the source.

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The tech giant had already increased the price of its business software and cloud services in the United Kingdom in recent months.

In October, Apple launched its new Mac computers along with a 20pc price hike.

These are the Microsoft Surface Pro 5 and the Surface Book 2.

Wireless speaker-manufacturer Sonos announced it will increase the price of its products later this month.

But it is not just tech consumers that are feeling the bite.

Microsoft recently said Brexit may cause concerns for data sharing from its United Kingdom data centres.