Microsoft Surface RT Review

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Have you ever read about Microsoft surface RT review? Although it is less heard that Microsoft has produced a hardware rather than always produce windows operating system like we have known but it is true that this company also has their own hardware now. Therefore not only Apple which produces software and hardware at once today but Microsoft has also followed it with its Microsoft surface RT. What are the pros and cons of this mobile computer then? Well, if you are planning to buy a new gadget then I think Microsoft surface RT review may become the best alternative for you. As quoted by Reuters, the largest software company in the world to sell Surface Wi-Fi 32 GB at a price of 499 U.S. dollars, cheaper than the iPad is priced at 599 U.S. dollars.

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Performance of Microsoft Surface RT

Although the Microsoft has not issued an official statement regarding the price Surface, but the company promises that the tablet will launch first step in the market on the same date with Windows 8 the next October 26. A Microsoft spokesperson told the website The Verge, the Surface will be launched at midnight on October 26 and a couple of pop-up stores Microsoft will also appear in the middle of the night to start selling the tablet. Microsoft hopes that its tablet can follow the success of the iPad which still controls 70 percent of the tablet market since 2010. Since its emergence, the popularity of the iPad has destroyed a mini laptop or netbook market and make the lower sales of PCs, in other words, the domination of apple ipad has taken and grabbed the market of Microsoft Windows too. Microsoft surface consists of two choices, tablets running on ARM and Intel processors. Microsoft Surface is also equipped with a multitouch keyboard and touchpad.

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Specification of Microsoft Surface RT

This tablet gadget is equipped with ARM Processor and it has 15 Microsoft Office default application when you buy it. VaporMg Case and Stand also have been provided. You may also find a Micro HD Video camera in this device. If you think this device is so heavy then you are wrong because its thickness is only 9.3mm and its weight is only 676 gr. It comes with 2 options of internal memory, 32 Gb and 64 Gb. You are able to put in your micro SD card as the additional memory too if you see that the internal memory is not enough because the micro SD card slot is available. The battery of Microsoft Surface RT can standby about 31,5 hours. Same like the gadget name, then the operating system of this gadget use windows RT which is the special windows operating system for tablet device. If Apple has IOS then Windows has RT. It is facilitated with usb 2.0 port and wifi 802.11n too.

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With pressure sensitive technology (pressure-sensitive), the keyboard will automatically detect the touch sensitive keyboard. It will make a new experience in typing on the keyboard. Since announced in June, Microsoft has always shut up about the price of Surface. They just revealed the price Surface will compete with similar products on the market. Some market observers speculate Surface later will be priced cheaper than the iPad 2, even cheaper than the Kindle Fire and Google Nexus 7. Therefore if you have a lack of budget, perhaps Microsoft Surface RT may become your main choice. Because it is a tablet, then it will be supporting you who have a high mobile. Microsoft surface RT is available in stores in the United States and Canada, Surface also can be ordered online for consumers in Australia, China, France, Germany, Hong Kong, and Britain or you may also buy it online through internet.

 

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Size:  10.81 inches x 6.77 inches x 0.37 inches

Weight: 1.5 pounds

Form factor: VaporMg casing, dark titanium color, Start, volume and power buttons

Storage: 32 GB or 64 GB of eMMC storage

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CPU: NVIDIA Tegra 3 T30

RAM: 2 GB of RAM

Screen: 10.6 inches, 1366 x 768

Wireless: 802.11a/b/g/n Wi-Fi and Bluetooth 4.0

Cameras: Front- and rear-facing 720p HD cameras

Audio: Two microphones, stereo speakers

Ports: One USB 2.0, microSDXC card slot, headset jack, HD video out port, cover port

Sensors: Ambient light sensor, accelerometer, gyroscope, compass

Power Supply: 24 watt

Warranty: One-year

Bundled software: Microsoft Office Home and Student 2013 RT Preview (Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel and OneNote), Windows Mail, Calendar, and Messaging, SkyDrive, Internet Explorer 10, Bing, Xbox Music, Xbox Video, Xbox Games, and more

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Pros:

  • Solidly built hardware
  • ‘Modern’ tile-based UI looks clean and works well with touchscreen
  • Useful add-on keyboard/covers (especially the Type Cover)
  • Full-size USB port
  • Office 2013 bundled with Windows RT operating system
Cons:
  • Cannot run third-party desktop Windows applications
  • Vestigial desktop UI jars with its ‘modern’ successor
  • Kick-stand is not adjustable
  • Hard to use with Touch/Type Cover on the lap
  • Magnetic power connector is fiddly
  • Lacks mobile broadband, GPS and NFC

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1 thought on “Microsoft Surface RT Review”

  1. It is an awesome device, but what do you think , I would prefer Lenovo’s thinkpad . What day? Dragos seriously , i’m kinda addicted to this blog, Wish was a integral part of this BLog ;/

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