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Microsoft announces its Windows 8 powered "Surface" tablet

0. phoneArena 18 Jun 2012, 19:46 posted on

Enter the Microsoft Surface! It’s a 10.6-inch Windows 8 powered tablet that incorporates a wealth of functionality, design, and core platform experience to keep those hardened PC users satisfied in making the transition to fully commit to a tablet...

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posted on 18 Jun 2012, 21:25

22. Glim12808 (Posts: 394; Member since: 26 Oct 2011)


W8 was designed with tablets in mind so you can be sure it's not laggy. The only dark cloud hovering over it is pricing. Hope they're priced right.

posted on 18 Jun 2012, 21:58

23. CX3NT3_713 (Posts: 2283; Member since: 18 Apr 2011)


These are the real smart covers!! Lol not just some chessy cover..imo

posted on 18 Jun 2012, 22:04

24. f1r3z0r (Posts: 92; Member since: 09 Nov 2011)


any flash player?

posted on 18 Jun 2012, 22:14 1

25. InspectorGadget80 (unregistered)


Looks better than a Ipad and it comes with a keyboard.

posted on 18 Jun 2012, 22:20

27. Bluesky02 (Posts: 1439; Member since: 05 Dec 2011)


Ivy Bridge Processor.. Ooh :O That's already shocking. This is probably the most powerful tablet. Gotta start saving, because it'll be $800. I'm sure.

posted on 18 Jun 2012, 22:21

28. TheElfymaster (Posts: 5; Member since: 26 May 2012)


Now this is what I call a "quality product" It's like Microsoft read my mind somehow and looked over what I wanted in a tablet, and it's awesome that the smart covers will include a neat keyboard. Literally no difference to any laptop.

posted on 18 Jun 2012, 22:52

29. yougotkilled1 (Posts: 167; Member since: 27 Apr 2011)


This tablet doesn't look like it'll disappoint :D If this is a big hit, we can see apple and android finally having another competitor up their sleeves.

posted on 19 Jun 2012, 01:00

35. nagabiru003 (Posts: 11; Member since: 04 Jun 2012)


if this become a big hit, android will have a serious competitor, but i'm quite sure apple will try to get rid of it. apple may decide to sue m$. after all, patents for everything that's shaped rectangular with touch interface belongs to apple and they are allergic to competition.

posted on 19 Jun 2012, 06:12 1

39. phitch (Posts: 214; Member since: 06 Mar 2012)


Minus the fact that Microsoft Surface is a reference to Microsoft Surface (now PixelSense) which is this:http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/8/88/Surface_table.JPG take a good look at that device and tell me what it looks like. It was revealed in May 2007. Yes, May 2007.

posted on 19 Jun 2012, 01:30 1

36. ngo2dd (Posts: 896; Member since: 08 Jul 2011)


The pro one is not market to the android/iPad user, it is market to the Ultrabook because it is running a 22 nm i5. It also have the fun MS window on it. This for people who want to do real work, and not just browser the internet and play angry bird.

posted on 19 Jun 2012, 14:02

40. saiki4116 (Posts: 388; Member since: 31 Mar 2011)


looks bulky...

posted on 20 Jun 2012, 03:20

42. tubieso (Posts: 6; Member since: 17 Jun 2012)


What to expect for Windows Phone 8 at Windows Phone Summit ?

http://submad.com/835-what-to-expect-for-windows-phone-8-at-windows-phone-summit--11.html

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