View Full Version : Microsoft Surface Tablet Revealed - Powered by Windows 8 and Love

Shawn Zipay
06-18-2012, 10:46 PM
During today's big reveal, it went as expected with Microsoft blowing the lid off of their new tablet offering. Called "Microsoft Surface" the tablet is being offered up in two flavors, both at 10.6 inches for the display.

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Surface for Windows Rt & Surface for Windows 8 Pro
Windows 8 Pro
ARM Chipset
Intel Ivy Bridge Chipset
9.3mm thick, 1.5 pounds, kickstand, vapor-deposited magnesium case
13.5mm thick, <2 pounds, kickstand, vapor-deposited magnesium case
32GB or 64GB
64GB of 128GB
CPU: Nvidia Tegra
CPU: Intel Ivy Bridge
802.11n/g/b Wi-Fi support
802.11n/g/b Wi-Fi support
Video out, USB
Video out, headphone jack, USB 3.0 port, Mini Display Port
Availability: Unknown
Availability: Unknown
Price: Unknown
Price: Unknown

The Windows 8 Pro version is said to come with "Full HD" display and cleartype. If priced right, and Microsoft doesn't screw this up, it could be the first viable competitor for the iPad in quite some time.

(Surface website (http://www.microsoft.com/surface/en/us/default.aspx))

06-18-2012, 11:10 PM
Hmm, looks expensive. It's hard to beat a little netbook for price and actual utility.