Microsoft Tablet “Surface” Unveiled At Mysterious Event in LA

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It’s official: Microsoft will sell their own tablet called “Surface” with a Retina-like display.

At the event in LA, Microsoft’s CEO Steve Ballmer unveiled the Surface tablet. He pointed out that ARM and Intel Surface tablets will have different price tags.

Some of the highlights are:

– Keyboard case with different colors (finally a decent tablet with a keyboard!)
– Front and rear facing cameras
– Retina-like display
– 10 inch tablet
– 16:9 screen resolution
– Full Magensium case
– 9.3mm thin, weights 1.5pounds

Microsoft Surface Tablet

The tablet will be first released running Windows RT – the mobile Windows 8 OS – and then 90 days after that, the Surface tablet will become available with Windows 8 Pro.

Windows RT for ARM and Windows 8 Pro for Intel tablets, both with different price tags

Published: Tuesday, June 19th, 2012 Last Modified: June 19, 2012