Microsoft’s Surface for Windows RT is the company’s first attempt at making tablet hardware—to control its own destiny in the burgeoning market. Announced at a surprise summer event in 2012, the device is an expertly designed to showcase the many capabilities of Windows RT, which is a tablet version of the company’s new Windows 8 platform (and therefore, doesn’t run legacy apps).

Microsoft - Surface for Windows RT
Display Size 10.6-inch, 1366 x 768 pixel display (148 ppi)
Resolution X 1366
Resolution Y 768
Display Type LCD
Operating System Windows RT
Processor Nvidia Tegra 3
  • 32GB
  • 64GB
External Storage No
External Storage Specs
  • microSDXC card slot
Main Camera (Back) 720p HD
Secondary Camera (Front) 720p HD
Bluetooth Bluetooth 4.0
Battery 31.5 W-h
  • Full-size USB 2.0
  • Headset jack
  • HD video out port
  • Cover port
  • Ambient light sensor
  • Accelerometer
  • Gyroscope
  • Compass
Height 6.77 inches (17.20 cm)
Width 10.81 inches (27.46 cm)
Depth 0.37 inches (9.4 mm)
Weight 24 oz (680 g)
Colors Dark Titanium
Supported Audio Formats N/A
Supported Video Formats N/A
Other Features
  • Microsoft Office Home and Student 2013 RT Preview (Word, PowerPoint, Excel, OneNote); Windows Mail and Messaging; SkyDrive; Internet Explorer 10; Bing; Xbox Music, Video, and Games.
In The Box
  • Wall Adapter
  • Charging Cable
  • Quick Start Guide

Release Date: Oct 26, 2012