Microsoft officially announced the price of the Surface RT tablet for $499, pre-order today



Microsoft has released the prices of its Surface RT tablets announced. The cheapest version of the device, with 32GB storage memory, costs $ 499 and that is without keyboard cover. With this accessory takes the $ 599 model.

Microsoft hinted Tuesday at a rapid start of the pre-sale of its tablet with Windows Surface-RT and ARM soc. The big question was what prices Microsoft would handle the tablets. Those prices appeared briefly in the Microsoft Store, but have since been taken offline.



The price of $499 for the 32GB version of the tablet is the Touch Cover, the keyboard accessory, not included. The cover should be paid $ 100. Microsoft releases a Surface RT tablet with 64GB and Touch Cover out for $699. Microsoft starts on October 26 with the delivery of the models in the United States. Whether and when the models come to the Netherlands, is not known.

When Microsoft Surface tablets in mid June revealed , was the extent to which the company and its partners wanted to compete. Some partners criticized the fact that Microsoft is now in the hardware market climbed, but there were also rumors that it was a modest launch would go.  According to The Wall Boulevard Journal, Microsoft has then again three-5000000 copies of the pill ordered for the fourth quarter of 2012. That’s the related as Amazon has to make its Kindle Hearth HD and the Google Nexus 7.

The ARM model of the Floor pill working Home windows RT and includes a 1.four GHz Nvidia Tegra three processor. The Floor RT weighs 676 grams and is 9.three mm skinny. He has a micro sd card reader, a USB enter and a micro-HDMI connector. For storage is 32 or 64GB flash reminiscence to be had. The battery capability used to be 31.5 Wh. As well as, the Microsoft Floor for Home windows eight Professional. This variation is principally designed for the industry market and runs Home windows eight Professional, together with Administrative center 15 on an Intel Ivy Bridge CPU.

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