Presenting... the Windows Surface tablet
Microsoft have finally released their first tablets which will run on the Windows 8 Pro and Windows RT - come check them out!
By Mary-Ann Russon | Techworld | Published: 17:00, 19 June 12
Microsoft have finally released their first tablets which will run on the Windows 8 Pro and Windows RT. Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer says that this is something "new" and "different" from Microsoft, but will consumers want one? Let's take a closer look.
Challenging the ultrabook market
The version of the Surface tablet that runs Windows 8 Pro is thicker and heavier than the RT edition (13.5mm as opposed to 9.3mm thickness), and seems to be designed to compete directly with hardware makers like Asus, Lenovo and Acer in the steadily burgeoning hybrids / ultrabooks market.