Microsoft Surface, Windows 8 Tablet

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Microsoft has revealed their new upcoming tablet, a competitor for iPad named “Microsoft Surface”. This “10.6” inch screen tablet will be powered by Microsoft Windows 8 and Windows RT. There will be 2 different versions of this tablet available in the market. The cheaper one is based on Windows RT while the expensive one is based on Microsoft Windows 8. You can take a quick look at the specifications of this excellent tablet from Microsoft:

Windows RT Tablet

Processor: NVIDIA Tegra-based ARM chip
Weight: 676 grams
Thickness: 9.3 millimeters
Display: 10.6-inch ClearType HD capactive touchpanel
Battery: 31.5Wh
I/O: microSD, USB 2.0, Micro HD Video, 2×2 MIMO antennae
Software: Windows RT + Office Home & Student 2013 RT
Accessories: Touch Cover, Type Cover, VaporMg Case & Stand
Capacity: 32GB / 64GB


Windows 8 Tablet

Processor: Intel Core i5 (Ivy Bridge)
Weight: 903 grams
Thickness: 13.5 millimeters
Display: 10.6-inch ClearType Full HD (1080p) capactive touchpanel
Battery: 42Wh
I/O: microSDXC, USB 3.0, Mini DisplayPort, 2×2 MIMO antennae
Software: Windows 8 Pro
Accessories: Touch Cover, Type Cover, VaporMg Case & Stand, Pen with Palm Block
Capacity: 64GB / 128GB


Microsoft Surface Tablet

Microsoft Surface Tablet

Microsoft Surface Tablet



Looking at the specifications, we can say that Microsoft has finally entered the tablet world with strong intentions and strategy. Windows RT tablet can be estimated for $600-650 in the market while Windows 8 tablet can be estimated for $1000. You can also checkout the Launch video of Surface Tablet.

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