Microsoft opens the pre-order page for the ultimate stage of their Windows RT platform – the Surface tablet. Currently, only the RT version of the software is available so those who want to have the Windows 8 Pro version would want to hold their money for a while.
The Windows RT in the new Surface tablet will include Microsoft Office Home and Student 2013. Apart from the October 26 launch. Microsoft has been strict on pouring out details since the June launching of the device; but now the Redmond-company revealed specs of the specs, pricing and availability of Surface Windows RT Tablet.
It will definitely come in 32GB and 64GB configurations that support the 2GB of RAM. Rear and front facing cameras are present together with the full-sized USB 2.0 slots, a microSDXC card slot and headset jack. Other connectivity options are WiFi, Bluetooth and HDMI port out.
Beginning October 26, Microsoft Windows RT Tablet will be available in US and Canada. It’ll also be rolled out in 6 different markets across the globe: Australia, China, France, Germany, United Kingdom and Hong Kong.
Microsoft Surface RT Tablet Specifications
VaporMg casing, dark titanium color, volume and power buttons
10.81 x 6.77 x 0.37 inches, 1.5 pounds
Windows RT Operating System
NVIDIA T30 Processor
10.6 inches Screen (1,366 x 768 resolution)
Battery: “24W power supply”
2GB of RAM
Internal storage: 32GB or 64GB
External storage: microSDXC
Rear camera: 720p
Front-facing cam: 720p
Ports: USB 2.0, 3.5mm headphone jack, cover port, “HD video out”
Sensors: Ambient light sensor, accelerometer, gyroscope, compass
Audio: Two microphones, stereo speakers
Wireless: WiFi (802.11a/b/g/n), Bluetooth 4.0
Included apps: Microsoft Office Home and Student 2013 RT Preview (Word, PowerPoint, Excel and OneNote), Windows Mail and Windows Messaging, SkyDrive, Windows Internet Explorer 10, Bing, Xbox Music, Xbox Video, and Xbox Games
Warranty: One-year limited hardware warranty