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Microsoft Surface Windows Tablet Announced

Hyderabad, 19 June 2012:  Microsoft has announced the launch of its new family of Windows PCs under the brand name "Surface". The Surface will be available in two versions, The Surface tablets runs on ARM processor featuring Windows RT, and the Surface Pro with a third-generation Intel Core processor featuring Windows 8 Pro.


Type     Tablet computer
Operating system     Windows RT (Surface)
Windows 8 (Surface Pro)
Power     31.5 W-h (Surface)
42 W-h (Surface Pro)
CPU     Nvidia Tegra ARM (Surface)
Quad-core Intel Core i5 (Surface Pro)

Storage capacity    
32 or 64 GB and microSD slot
Surface Pro
64 or 128 GB and microSDXC slot

10.6 in ClearType HD screen with 16:9 aspect ratio
Surface Pro
10.6 in ClearType Full HD screen with 16:9 aspect ratio

Multi-touch screen, Touch Cover, Type Cover
Surface Pro
Pen with palm block

2×2 MIMO Wi-Fi (802.11 a/b/g/n)
USB 2.0, micro HDMI
Surface Pro
USB 3.0, Mini DisplayPort
Weight     676 g (Surface)
903 g (Surface Pro)

The tablet comes with special features like  the Touch Cover and Type Cover, the covers when folded up, serve as protective covers that connect to the Surface via a magnetic connector. When opened, the covers are keyboards. The phone case features VaporMg, made up of molded Magnesium that houses Surface's components paired with a PVD finish.

For more information about Surface, visit http://www.surface.com

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