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Microsoft unveils Surface tablets with Windows 8 operating system

Surface will be available in two models: one running an ARM processor featuring Windows RT and other with a third-generation Intel Core processor featuring Windows 8 Pro.

Microsoft has launched Surface, a new line of tablet PCs that will be powered by company's upcoming Windows 8 operating system.

Surface will be available in two models, one running an ARM processor featuring Windows RT and one with a third-generation Intel Core processor featuring Windows 8 Pro.

It will feature a full-sized USB port and a 16:9 aspect ratio screen with edges angled at 22 degrees.

Both the tablets come with a built-in kickstand that allow users transit the tablet from active use to passive consumption, stand them up to watch movies.

The casing of Surface is created using a magnesium case that Microsoft calls VaporMg through which parts can be molded as thin as .65 mm.

Surface also features a 3 mm Touch Cover that utilises a pressure-sensitive technology to sense keystrokes as gestures, enabling user to touch type significantly faster than with an on-screen keyboard.

User can also click in a 5 mm-thin Type Cover that adds moving keys for a more traditional typing feel.

The RT version measures 9.3 mm, weighs 676 g and comes in both 32-gigabyte and 64-gigabyte orientations while the Surface for Windows 8 Pro measures13.5 mm, weighs 903g and comes in 64 GB, 128 GB.

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Source: cbronline.com


2 Comments

I thought they were going to be in the 3 to 4 hundred range , these wouldn't sell at those prices $800.00 and up
I think they will. MS did a good job with Surface, especially with the i5 version, but don't cripple it with Win8. It's not going to work. ;)