On June 18th, 2012, Microsoft announced their now product Microsoft Surface, which is a line of tablet ultra-portable PCs working with Windows RT and Windows 8 OS. The ‘Touch Cover’, a magnetic case complete with a multitouch keyboard and a trackpad, was also unveiled at the Los Angeles announcement. Which also marked the Microsoft entered the field of Tablet PC, it will bound with Apple iPad.
There are two versions of Surface, Windows RT and Windows 8 Pro. Do you want to know what is the different between Surface Windows RT and Surface Windows 8.
Next, let’s learn the basic parameters between Surface Windows RT and Surface for Window 8.
Microsoft Surface Windows RT
Chip: NVIDIA Tegra-based ARM chip
Weight: 676 g,
Thickness: 9.3 mm
Touch Screen: 10.6-inch ClearType on HD
Interface: microSD, USB 2.0, Micro HD Video of 2x2 MIMO antennae
Pre-installed software: Windows RT + Office Home & Student 2013 by RT
Peripherals: Touch Cover, Type Cover, VaporMg, Case & the Stand
Capacity: 32GB / 64GB
Released: Fall 2012
Microsoft Surface Windows 8 Pro
Chip: Intel Core i5 (Ivy Bridge)
Weight: 903 grams
Thickness: 13.5 millimeters
Touch Screen: 10.6-inch ClearType on the Full HD (1080p)
Interface: microSDXC, USB 3.0, Mini DisplayPort, 2x2 MIMO antennae
Pre-installed software: Windows 8 Pro,
Peripherals: Touch Cover, Type Cover VaporMg the Case & the Stand, Pen, with the Palm Block
Capacity: 64GB / 128GB
Released: Fall 2012
From the above parameters, Surface is too thick than other tablets. At the same time, Microsoft proposed you can buy it with a keyboard. So it is like a portable computer.
Using Windows system, many office software like Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc. are compatible with the new Microsoft Surface. You can directly transfer them from your computer to the Surface for using. It is easy to use.
For entertainment functions, I think it is good for watching movies. Other sides, it is depend on how many applications and games on Windows Surface.