Microsoft Surface Windows 8 Tablet review, price and availability

Look no further for review of recently released Microsoft tablet Surface! Geek Fundas brings you the review and information about price and availability of Windows 8 tablet Surface. Know about the display, performance and features of Windows 8 Surface tablet right here.

Microsoft Windows 8 Surface tablet

Microsoft has recently announced the launch of Windows 8 Surface Tablet. Microsoft Windows 8 Surface Tablet is the first tablet ever introduced by Microsoft. It is really interesting to know that Microsoft is too launching Tablets, as tablet has become a common gadgets for everyone. Microsoft Surface tablets will be coming in two versions- one Windows 8 and the other Windows RT. Thus Microsoft Surface Tablet is a Windows-based product. This product will clearly show the world how Windows on a tablet should look and feel like. And one more thing to be expected is that in coming future with this release Windows 8 may become more popular to be as an operating system for tablets.

Features of Windows 8 Surface Tablet

Windows 8 Surface Tablet comes with a preloaded Windows 8 Pro. It is a light weight tablet having 676 gm weight and extremely thin product as it has got thickness about only 9.3 mm. There is a built-in stand that comes along with the Windows 8 Surface Tablet on its back having thin dimension of 0.7 mm thick. Windows 8 Surface Tablet features a surface touch cover, which is an unique feature designed for this device by Microsoft. Touch cover is a 0.3mm thick multi-touch full keyboard dock. The keyboard dock also features acting as a magnetic cover for the Surface Tablet. Windows 8 Surface Tablet has really an admirable battery that brings out everything, this device holds a 42 W-h battery which is just awesome. The screen display of Windows 8 Surface Tablet is also designed to support digital pen as input.

Display of Windows 8 Surface Tablet

The Surface Tablet features a really amazing display with a screen size of 10.6 inch, which makes this device to be more than just a tablet. The fantastic screen in not only rich in its size but also comes with a Clear Type HD display having aspect ratio of 16:9. This display screen of Surface Tablet is just awesome as it introduce a new technology which is included within the device, it is none other than the Corning Gorilla Glass 2 technology. The cleartype display of this product features the images with sharp and crisp that too in High Definition. While looking towards the display screen of this tablet itself will help us react positively that this product worth its price.

Hardware Configuration of Windows 8 Surface Tablet

Now lets see what the Microsoft have done for its hardware. As far as the hardware of the Surface Tablet is concerned, the device holds a powerful Intel`s 3rd generation Ivy Bridge processor. Whereas the RT version of Surface Tablet comes with ARM-based Processor which is powered by NVIDIA. The latest Ivy Bridge powered Intel processor will give a lightning speed for the performance of this device. The device is also great in the field of storage features. When other highly priced Tablets are being announced with comparatively lower memory, Windows 8 Surface Tablet was announced and will be out with an internal storage capacity of either 64GB or 128GB.

Price and Availability of Windows 8 Surface Tablet

We know that the Windows 8 Surface Tablet has arrived in two versions mainly- Windows RT and Windows 8, but we also cannot expect these for a little while now. Microsoft also claimed that the designing of this device took a lot of time and so it will take a lot of time until you see it on market. But Microsoft did not reveal the actual launch and price of the Surface tablets. As the configurational tuning is not bad for both the devices, we cannot expect a lower price for these tablets compared to the other similarly competing tablets. We can expect one thing about the release that the ARM-based tablet loaded with Windows RT will be released along with the official release of Windows 8 Pro. Whereas, the release of Intel-based Windows 8 Surface tablet is still in a confusing stage, as it is Windows 8 Pro preloaded tablet it will take a while to come even after the official launch of Windows 8.

Wrap Up

The two versions which were demonstrated by Microsoft, one being running Windows RT, while the other running full Windows 8 pre loaded Intel chips. Microsoft believes that with the release of Windows 8 Surface Tablet will introduce a new hardware configuration which will allow the users to experience with new Windows 8 Tablets apart from Apple iPad and other Windows 7 laptops. After all Microsoft had announced its own Surface tablet with Windows 8 to show the world how a device should be while preloaded with Windows 8.


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