Official Microsoft Surface tablet promo and hands-on presentations hit the Web (video)

Official Microsoft Surface tablet promo and hands-on presentations hit the Web (video)
Microsoft has created a dedicated website for its new Surface tablet to keep us updated on the news surrounding the slate(s), and posted the first promo video of its foray into the tablet hardware market. The video is pretty cool, highlighting the innovations behind Surface, like the magnesium alloy chassis, the integrated kickstand and the keyboard covers.

More hands-on videos started trickling down from around the Internets, and the comments about what Microsoft has done are overwhelmingly positive. 

Of course, Redmond needs to flesh out the release date and pricing details a bit more, as well as show Windows8/RT in their retail versions before any big conclusions are made, but the concept looks very promising.

Have a look of the official promo video and a few hands-ons of Microsoft's Surface tablet in the slideshow below:

source: Surface.com

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18 Comments

1. Icestalker

Posts: 8; Member since: Jun 19, 2012

I like the smart cover keyboard thing they went for. I have to say even though I love Apple, this cover is way better and much more useful.

2. rn9215

Posts: 51; Member since: Mar 05, 2012

Now thats one ipad killer...like tha tab its uber cool!..and must cost cheaper than those dumb idevices!

3. CX3NT3_713

Posts: 2348; Member since: Apr 18, 2011

IPad killer pt4!!!!! Great video... it even looks mean,,, not like toy..

4. Bluesky02

Posts: 1439; Member since: Dec 05, 2011

It looks it been design by Nokia

5. Suts_97

Posts: 128; Member since: May 05, 2012

Im sorry Bluesky02, disliked your comment by mistake, wanted 2 give you a thumbs up actually, sorry!

6. clayton

Posts: 17; Member since: Jun 15, 2012

The true master of the game is here. Serious tablet for serious people. Can't wait.

7. remyrz

Posts: 205; Member since: Oct 28, 2010

lol this guys are acting like liltle kids with new toys: ''look my new toy... it's great here... 2 seconds.. ok give it back to me"

13. -box-

Posts: 3991; Member since: Jan 04, 2012

Agreed, but to be fair, the device is pre-release, so they may not want someone trying to poke around and showing off something that isn't completely finalized, or that may cause any issues with the display model. Plus, there were others there that wanted to get hands-on

8. remixfa

Posts: 14605; Member since: Dec 19, 2008

since that's RT, that multiscreen feature could possibly go to the phones. That would be a great differentiation device in the market. Separate out the tools from the toys.

9. buggerrer

Posts: 306; Member since: Sep 21, 2011

The Samsung made by Samsung!

16. RoundBallmer

Posts: 43; Member since: Jun 19, 2012

Its Foxxcon lol

10. thelegend6657 unregistered

Still miss a HTC Windows RT Tab with HTC Sense . HD2 will be crap without HTC Sense

11. Kjayhawk

Posts: 294; Member since: Oct 07, 2010

This is a great tablet but unfortunately if the price tag is like 600 then I think this tablet will be a no go... If they price it at 400 and 500 like the ipad i would say Microsoft has a real winner.

12. mafiaprinc3

Posts: 585; Member since: May 07, 2012

beautiful,jst absolutely beautiful,built in kickstand,covers that doubles as a keyboard,full windows 8 experience,practically a laptop replacement!

14. Fallout09

Posts: 421; Member since: Oct 17, 2011

Price....Price.....Price!

15. jamrockjones

Posts: 345; Member since: Oct 26, 2011

I don't like WP but that video made me want that tablet!!! That looked pimp. I agree. Give us price details, I wouldn't spend more than $500 on it.

17. RoundBallmer

Posts: 43; Member since: Jun 19, 2012

you? LOL

18. whothisperson

Posts: 102; Member since: May 06, 2012

lol... the last guy in the last video was trying to get his finger on the whole experience but the rep just took it away from him, what a tease.

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