Many People eagerly waiting to see Microsoft Windows 8 and Surface Tablet . The anticipated Windows 8, as well as the Microsoft Surface tablet’s release date could be as early as Oct. 26, according to a series of new reports.
Microsoft will hold a press event on Oct. 25 in New York City where it is believed the new operating system will be unveiled. Microsoft will then release both Windows 8 and the Surface tablet on Oct. 26.
The Surface tablet features a 10.6-inch display, Windows 8, Gorilla Glass, a built in kickstand, as well as a tactile multi-touch keyboard.
The Surface tablets mount both front and rear cameras. The front camera, named life cam by Microsoft, makes the tablet perfect for video chatting through Skype or other services. Using the rear camera, you can capture images and video clips.
Two versions of the tablet will be released including an Intel-powered Surface Pro and the Surface RT that is powered by an ARM chip and runs Windows RT which is another version of Windows 8.
Specifications: Surface for Windows RT:
- OS: Windows RT (aka, Windows on ARM)
- Display: 10.6-inch HD Display.
- Chip: Nvidia Tegra.
- Weight: 676 g (iPad 652 g)
- Thickness: 9.3mm (iPad 9.4mm)
- Ports: microSD, USB 2.0, Micro HD Video
- Software: Office 15, among other apps
- Battery: 31.5 watt-hour (iPad: 42.5 W-h)
- Configs: 32GB, 64GB
Specifications: Surface for for Windows 8 Pro:
- OS: Windows 8 Pro (aka, Windows on Intel)
- Display: 10.6-inch HD Display: 16:9, 1920×1080.
- Chip: Intel Core i5 “Ivy Bridge.”
- Weight: 903 g
- Thickness: 13.5mm
- Ports: microSDXC, USB 3.0, Mini DisplayPort Video
- Battery: 42 watt-hour
- Configs: 32GB, 64GB, 128GB
Microsoft have not as yet announced an official release price for the tablet, although it is widely expected to be from $199. It is believed Microsoft will attempt to undercut its rivals with the bargain price, which is well below other leading full sized tablets, such as Apple’s iPad, as well as the Kindle Fire HD and the Barnes and Noble Nook.