Photos: Microsoft's Surface tablet unveiled

Photos: Microsoft's Surface tablet unveiled

Summary: A hands-on look at Microsoft's new Surface tablet, which comes with either Windows 8 Pro or Windows RT, and features an HD display, a stand and a magnetic keyboard attachment

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  • The Surface has 10.6-inch ClearType HD Display

    The Windows RT Surface tablet will only run apps with the Metro interface; however, it comes pre-loaded with the Home & Student 2013 RT edition of Office 15. It weighs 676g as opposed to the 903g of the Windows 8 Pro tablet. Apple's third-gen iPad, by comparison, weighs in at 652g.

    Image credit: Josh Lowensohn/CNET News

  • Surface top view

    The Surface RT is 9.3mm thick, while its Surface Pro brother is 13.5mm thick, compared with the iPad's 9.4mm.

    Image credit: Josh Lowensohn/CNET News

  • Surface tablet with stand

    The Surface tablet comes with a fold-out kickstand. USB and HDMI ports mean you can attach standard PC accessories and use it more like a traditional laptop.

    Image credit: Josh Lowensohn/CNET News

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Topics: Microsoft, Tablets, Windows

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  • Love it!!
    anonymous
    • I agree...

      That tablet looks amazing.
      sizlaqq
  • Oh Yeah!

    I want it, NOW!
    SouthDallas40