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Microsoft Surface!

I could kiss Steve Ballmer big shiny head after all of Microsoft’s exciting news Thursday!

– PlayaNeox

Surface

The former King of computing is on the come back, Microsoft released the new Surface Tablet/PC/Laptop for general sale from 25/10/12. The announcement of a new device and Windows 8 operating system has required me to call for backup on this Jabber from Superher0es who will be giving you the lowdown on Windows 8 shortly; looking at the new and exciting dual system, with all the glorious multi touch features and perks! Just too much to cover!

There are two different versions of the surface that were announced the Surface RT and the Surface PRO. Now lets take a minute to compare the two different models and differences and try to decipher the best bet to pour the hard earned funds into. Below we have detailed the differences between the Surface RT and Surface PRO and seriously if you are going to buy a Surface device based on the specs below we would recommend waiting a little longer and spending a bit more on the PRO. Check the spec for yourself:

Surface RT:

  • Processor: NVIDIA-made ARM chip
  • Weight: 676 grams
  • Thickness: 9.3 millimeters
  • Display: 10.6-inch ClearType HD multi touch
  • Battery: 31.5Wh
  • Connectivity: microSD, USB 2.0, Micro HD Video, 2×2 MIMO antennae
  • Software: Windows RT + Office Home & Student 2013 RT
  • Accessories: Touch Cover, Type Cover, VaporMg Case & Stand
  • Capacity: 32GB / 64GB
  • Pricing: £479 for 32gb and £559 for 64gb

Surface Pro:

  • Processor: Intel Core i5 (Ivy Bridge)
  • Weight: 903 grams
  • Thickness: 13.5 millimeters
  • Display: 10.6-inch ClearType Full HD (1080p) multi touch
  • Battery: 42Wh
  • Conncetivity: microSDXC, USB 3.0, Mini Display Port, 2×2 MIMO antennae
  • Software: Windows 8 Pro
  • Accessories: Touch Cover, Type Cover, VaporMg Case & Stand
  • Capacity: 64GB / 128GB
  • Availability: Avalible in three months time
  • Pricing: To be announced; apparently competitive with Ultrabooks

This surface of course will be running on the shiny new Windows 8 but the full lowdown on the new operating system will be bought to you by Superher0es, so stay tuned kids! For now check out the official advertisement material below. As always thanks for reading 🙂

PlayaNeox

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