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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  • 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

  • Touch Covers

    Speaking of accessories, the Surface also comes with a range of exceedingly colourful Touch Covers. The Touch Cover is a 3mm-thick keyboard that attaches to the tablet magnetically. It has a sheet of sensors inside that respond to keyboard presses — though not, apparently, to random brushes of the arm.

    Image credit: Josh Lowensohn/CNET News

Topics: Microsoft, Tablets, Windows

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  • Love it!!
    • I agree...

      That tablet looks amazing.
  • Oh Yeah!

    I want it, NOW!