Say hello to the Surface, Microsoft’s exciting new leap into the tablet market. A tablet that's a great PC - a PC that's a great tablet.
The Microsoft Surface defines portability. From your office to your home you can see more, share more and do so much more. The impressive hardware allows fluid browsing of Windows 8 apps and discover new music, movies and games with the Windows Store. You can also create, collaborate and get work done with Office.
The Microsoft Surface is expected to launch later this year and is aiming to be the same price point as the New iPad.
Let's find out what lies beneath the Surface!
Take the surface where ever your life takes you. At only 9.3mm deep you won’t ever have to leave your digital life behind. The Microsoft Surface can support a full sized USB port, letting you print, charge and share on the go. Not only is the Microsoft Surface light and compact but it has a great battery life. Ensuring that whilst you are mobile you’re always connected.
Now that’s entertainment. The Microsoft Surface boasts an impressive 10.6”, 16:9 widescreen HD display screen. Letting you enjoy your favourite Movie or view your memorable holiday snaps in stunning HD. The Microsoft Surface has an ultra-wide viewing angle which makes it easy for you and your friends enjoy your memory moments on the screen. Plus the addition of the Micro SD card slot means that you can take your entire movie and music collection where ever you go.
Some of your digital activities really require you to use a keyboard. This is no problem for the Microsoft Surface as it comes with an integrated kickstand and innovative, 3mm thin, cover that doubles up as fully functional keyboard with track pad. The Type Cover is only a single magnetic click away and you’re up and running. No load time no system restart, the Microsoft Surface is ready to go fresh from the box.
See life from both sides. The Microsoft Surface has not only one camera but two cameras. The rear camera is angled at 22 degrees so you can record with ease when you flip out the kick stand, this lets you record meeting and events hands free. The front facing camera allows you to chat with friends and family. The superior stereo speakers and dual microphones which are tuned especially for Skype let you feel like you are talking to the person in the next room.
The magnificent casing of the Microsoft Surface is constructed of VaporMg, the construction of the metal gives it the feel and finish of a luxury watch. This precision crafting allows the Surface to be your go-to-device ensuring that all the vital technology inside is safeguarded from whatever your life throws at it. The stunning casing leaves the Microsoft Surface with a high quality finish and feel. The unique kickstand ensures a stable stand so you can kick back and watch your favourite film or watch a slide show of your holiday pictures.
Let your personality shine through with the 5 brightly coloured covers. Choose from sleek and classic shades of black or white or make a bold impact with vivid red, pink or blue. Pick which ever shade suits your life or your personality. The Touch Cover uses unique pressure sensitive technology which recognises keystrokes as gestures allowing you to touch type significantly faster than you would on the screen. The Touch cover also acts as a screen protector.
We’ll keep you posted on when the Microsoft Surface arrives at Laptops Direct. The Microsoft Surface will be the first of a family of new Microsoft devices which are under development.