Steve Ballmer makes the case for the Surface: it's reimagination of computing, not a "compromise"

Steve Ballmer makes the case for the Surface: it's reimagination of computing, not a "compromise"
Apple's CEO Tim Cook took to the airwaves during the conference call with investors last week, noting that the Surface tablet concept is a "confused and compromised" product, and you have to either have a laptop, or a tablet, otherwise both will be like a "floating car", doing neither too well.

Microsoft's CEO Steve Ballmer begs to differ, of course, on the whole jack-of-all-trades-master-of-none argument, despite being a few years late to the tablet game, with the iPad recently crossing the 100th million sold mark. 

Steve Ballmer elaborated in an interview for CNBC:



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Surface RT
  • Display 10.6 inches
    768 x 1366 pixels
  • Camera 1 MP (Single camera)
    front
  • Hardware NVIDIA Tegra 3 T30, 2GB RAM
  • Storage 32GB, microSDXC
  • OS Windows RT
Surface Pro
  • Display 10.6 inches
    1080 x 1920 pixels
  • Camera 1 MP (Single camera)
    front
  • Hardware Intel Core i5, RAM
  • Storage 64GB, microSDXC
  • OS Windows 8 Pro

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