Microsoft Tablets- Surface for Windows RT and Surface for Windows Pro

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Microsoft  has announced a pair of  tablets , one that runs the full Windows 8 , and one that runs Windows RT, a cut-down version of Windows 8 that still has Office and a desktop mode.

Surface  for  Windows RT Surface is 9.3mm thin, weighs 1.5lbs, includes a built-in kickstand. It will ship in 32GB or 64GB versions, complete with a 10.6-inch ClearType HD display.

Surface for  Windows 8 Pro, is 13.5mm thick, weighs 1.9lbs, and has USB 3.0 support. This  version will ship with either 64GB or 128GB storage.

 

Surface for Windows RT

  • OS: Windows RT
  • Light(1): 676 g
  • Thin(2): 9.3 mm
  • Clear: 10.6” ClearType HD Display
  • Energized: 31.5 W-h
  • Connected: microSD, USB 2.0, Micro HD Video, 2×2 MIMO antennae
  • Productive: Office ‘15’ Apps, Touch Cover, Type Cover
  • Practical: VaporMg Case & Stand
  • Configurable: 32 GB, 64 GB

Surface for Windows 8 Pro

  • OS: Windows 8 Pro
  • Light(1): 903 g
  • Thin(2): 13.5 mm
  • Clear: 10.6” ClearType Full HD Display
  • Energized: 42 W-h
  • Connected: microSDXC, USB 3.0, Mini DisplayPort Video, 2×2 MIMO antennae
  • Productive: Touch Cover, Type Cover, Pen with Palm Block
  • Practical: VaporMg Case & Stand
  • Configurable: 64 GB, 128 GB

Read the comparison between the two and the other tablets here

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