Microsoft has formally revealed the prices of the Surface with Windows RT tablet by opening up the pre-orders at its online store. Microsoft’s new Surface with Windows RT tablet has a 10.6-inch ClearType HD display and packs Nvidia Tegra 3 mobile processor inside.
New 32GB version Microsoft Surface with Windows RT tablet will be available without Touch cover for $499 (and the touch cover will cost $100 (Rs 5,280 approx.) extra. The 64 GB version of Surface with Windows RT tablet along with the Touch Cover will cost $699 (Rs 36,960 approx.) and all versions will start shipping from October 26 onwards post launch of Windows 8, Windows RT and Windows Phone 8 formally.
Microsoft has conceptualised, designed and engineered the new Surface tablets that will be offered in two flavours – Windows RT and Windows 8 Pro. The company has formally revealed the price Surface with Windows RT tablet price by putting it up for pre-order at its Online Store. This Surface tablet has been constructed using the new VaporMg process casing which makes it thin and elegant at the same time.
The Surface with Windows RT tablet has a 10.6-inch ClearType HD touchscreen display that supports 1366×768 pixel resolution natively. This display supports five point multi-touch interaction. Under the less than half inch chassis rests a quad-core Nvidia Tegra T30 family mobile processor coupled with 2 GB RAM.
The Surface with Windows RT tablet has 720p HD cameras at the front and rear, respectively. The tablet will be offered in 32 GB and 64 GB on-board storage options. The other features of this tablet includes microSXDC card reader, full USB 2.0 port, 3.5 mm audio port, HD video out port and cover port. It also packs hosts of sensors such as ambient light sensor, accelerometer, Gyroscope and Magnetometer. For wireless connectivity it offers Wi-Fi and Bluetooth 4.0 technologies.
Microsoft Surface with Windows RT will be available with the Surface Type Cover costing $130 (Rs 6,900) accessory that has a built-in tactile keyboard. It is actually like a super slim laptop keyboard with trackpad.
The Microsoft Surface with Windows RT and Windows 8 Pro will be made available for purchase in the US from October 26 onwards.