Microsoft unveils Surface for Windows tablets

Tuesday 19 June 2012 | 08:55 CET | News
Microsoft has confirmed plans to launch its own tablet PCs, called Surface for Windows. The company will offer two lightweight, 10.6-inch tablets at the launch of Windows 8 later this year, aimed at showing off its new software on premium hardware. One tablet will run Windows RT, the version of Windows 8 designed for ARM-based processors, and the other will launch around 90 days later with Windows 8 Pro and a third-generation Intel processor. The Surface tablets measure as thin as 9.3mm and come with a detachable 3mm keypad, called a Touch Cover, which also doubles as a cover for the device.

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