It is a very popular news in the technology market that Microsoft have recently announced a new tablet i.e. Microsoft Surface tablet. This would be a tablet with several special features as Microsoft has to compete with their rivals like Apple, Samsung etc. It would not be an easy task for Microsoft to compete with groups like Apple and Samsung.
Microsoft must have to come up with something that can influence the buyers of tablet from all around the world. The surface tablet from Microsoft will have Windows 8 operating system, which will be better than those with Windows 7 OS. However, there are several questions regarding this new tablet that are still unanswered. Here are some of the key features and other characteristics about Microsoft Surface tablet:
Versions: This new tablet from Microsoft is coming in two versions and both possess incorporated kickstands and a 10.69 inches display screen. This new tablet will have weight 676g, 9.3mm broadness, USB and Micro SD ports, and would be available in 32 and 64 GB taste. This would be perfect tablet for the tablet lovers with several advanced features.
Cost: The entry level model of Surface Tablet will cost you around $600 and $700 for 32 GB and 64 GB versions respectively. As Microsoft wants to give a tough competition to Ultra Book PCs, the Surface Pro cost would be another issue for the company. However, tablet lovers can expect a thing worth of their money with this new tablet from Microsoft.
Arrival: This new tablet from Microsoft is expected to be release on October of this year. You can soon purchase Windows RT version of Microsoft Surface tablet with Windows 8 as operating system. The Surface Pro version would be released 3 months later than the release of Surface RT version. This means that the Surface pro version will be available to you at the beginning of the year 2013. However, the RT version would be available for sale in the current year 2012. The company has not announced the launch date for both the versions.
Comparison to Apple iPad: When it is the matter of technology functions of iPad, experts says that the device will one day replace several home computers for the users. The iPad has done this thing possible as a number of iPad users have replaced their computers with this technological device. Usually, the Apple device is useful for several users in web browsing, social networking, e-mailing, video streaming and other functions. This could be done with iPads in better way than any personal computer. Even some professional uses iPad in place of laptop for their work as the device is very helpful to professionals like journalists, small business owners, programmers, etc. Thus, people are expecting all these functions from Surface RT and Surface Pro also. The buyers can expect some pc like features in the upcoming tablet by Microsoft. Microsoft Surface tablet is expecting to give a tough competition to its rivals. Among those rivals, Apple is definitely the biggest one.