Microsoft Surface Tablet

Surface is the name of Microsoft’s Windows 8/RT tablets that debuted in late October 2012. There are two versions of the tablet: Surface and Surface for Windows 8 Pro.

Surface runs Windows RT for ARM processors and is 0.36 inches thick and weighs 676 grams. Storage options include 16GB and 32GB options with support for microSD expansion and USB 2.0. The Surface for Windows 8 Pro tablet is powered by Intel processors and is 0.53 inches thick and weighs nearly 2 pounds.

Both Surface tablets feature a magnesium enclosure, an integrated kickstand, front and rear webcams and a Gorilla Glass-fronted 10.6-inch screen with a 16:9 ratio.

Learn more about the Microsoft Surface tablet, including specifications and release details, at Datamation.

Vangie Beal
Vangie Beal is a freelance business and technology writer covering Internet technologies and online business since the late '90s.

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