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Microsoft on Tuesday announced the price and specifications of its much awaited tablet, Surface RT. Currently, the pre-orders are only being accepted for the Windows RT tablets.Microsoft team has already launched a site for pre-booking orders.The pre-order page lists only 3 options for Surface – 32GB model, 32GB model with Touch Cover and 64GB model with Touch Cover. If you are willing to purchase Touch cover or Type cover Separately it would cost you $119.99 and $129.99 respectively.Currently you can’t opt out of Touch cover or Type pad in case of 64GB model. Pre-order your own tablet from here

surface tablet

The device looks very strong with its magnesium body with Corning Gorilla Glass to protect it. There are videos over internet showing Microsoft’s Developer even using this tablet as a Skateboard.The device is available in two configurations 32GB and 64 GB models.

These devices are available with Touch Cover as an accessory . A touch cover houses a laser etched keyboard on the inside. About pricing, Windows RT tablet starts at $499 for the 32GB model, without the Touch Cover. If you go for touch cover then you’ll have to give $100 extra. Apart from these 64GB Surface  with the Touch Cover comes for a whopping $700.Apart from Touch cover Microsoft also offers another accessory Type Cover, which is a case along with a full-fledged keyboard in slim form factor.

For now pre-orders are only being accepted from the USA, UK, Germany, France, Canada and Australia. There’s no official news about Microsoft Surface for Windows 8 Pro .

One thought on “Microsoft Surface RT announced, Pre Booking starts

  • October 18, 2012 at 1:42 pm
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    Microsoft is really doing some good stuff this days, this tablet really looks good, do you have any idea when it will be available in India ?

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