Microsoft Announced Surface Tablet with Windows 8


Today morning, 19th June 2012 Indian Standard Time, Microsoft announced their all new Tablet PC running with Windows 8 operating system. Steve Ballmer (CEO, Microsoft) showcased the new Microsoft branded Tablet PC for the next generation named as Microsoft Surface tablet.

 

The tablet PC will be available in two different version named “Surface for Windows RT” and “Surface for Windows 8 Pro”. Both will have different configuration. Though the price details are not available yet, continue reading the post to watch a video demonstration of the Surface tablet, screenshots and system specific information.

 

Let us watch a small video demonstration shared by Microsoft Surface Team, which will give you the basic idea of the tablet PC that Microsoft is going to launch:

 

 

 

Surface represents a unique vision for the seamless expression of entertainment and creativity. The tablet PC will be of 9.3mm – 13.5mm thin having 676g – 903g weight, 10.6” clear type HD display with touch cover, pen with palm block, VaporMg Case & Stand, 32gb/64gb/128gb configurable size and support for microSD, USB 2.0, Micro HD video etc.

 

Full Specification of the Surface Tablet:

 

  Surface for Windows RT Surface for Windows 8
Operating System Windows RT Windows 8 Pro
Weight 676g 903g
Thickness 9.3mm 13.5mm
Display 10.6" ClearType HD Display 10.6" ClearTyle Full HD Display
Energy 31.5 W-h 42 W-h
Configurable Space 32 GB, 64 GB 64 GB, 128 GB
Device Support microSD, USB 2.0, micro HD Video,
2x2 MIMO antenna
microSDXC, USB 3.0, mini DisplayPort Video,
2x2 MIMO antenna
Additional VaporMg Case & Stand VaporMg Case & Stand

 

Note:

  • Actual size and weight of the device may vary due to configuration and manufacturing process.
  • Suggested retail pricing will be announced closer to availability and is expected to be competitive with a comparable ARM tablet or Intel Ultrabook-class PC. OEMs will have cost and feature parity on Windows 8 and Windows RT.
  • For more information about Surface, visit www.surface.com

 

Here are few screenshots that you may want to go with:

 

 

The main motto of this Tablet Surface are:

    • Create, collaborate, and get stuff done with Office.
    • Explore your world with fast, fluid Windows 8 apps.
    • Discover new music, movies, and games in the Windows Store.
    • Do your stuff on the go.
    • Hands off entertainment.
    • Type with ease optional keypad and get stuff done.
    • Capture life from all sides by flip out the kickstand.
    • Protect what matters using VaporMg.
    • Express yourself using Touch Cover comes in five vibrant colors.

Till the time it comes to the market, we will just imagine to get a new device in our hand to explore more with the latest technology from Microsoft with this device. I like it a lot. What’s your opinion about this device in this new era? Share your opinions below and express your thoughts to others.


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