Microsoft introduces 10.6-inch Surface Windows 8 RT tablet
By Loh Ving Sung GooglePlus
19 June 2012 - Microsoft confirmed earlier that it will be selling its own Microsoft-branded Windows 8 RT tablets under the Surface catalogue. Windows 8 RT denotes that the tablet will run on ARM architecture with the Windows 8 OS. Microsoft has also introduced an Intel Core version of the Surface.
The tablet has a 10.6-inch ClearType HD capacitive Gorilla Glass 2 display, and has with an angled, all-magnesium VaporMg (pronounced Vapor Mag) case that weighs just under 676 grams, and only 9.3mm thick. The tablet is powered with an Nvidia ARM chip.
From the video preview, the tablet has a built-in stand, and a magnetically attached cover, which doubles as a keyboard and a multitouch trackpad. It comes in either 32GB or 64GB of storage. Connectivity options include HDMI, microSD, USB 2.0 and twin 2x2 MIMO antennas for WiFi.
Microsoft is saying that the Suface is coming 'fall 2012', which will most likely be the end of this year, and will unveil its pricing nearer to the availability date.