Surface with Windows RT and Surface with Windows 8 Pro are now revealed by Microsoft. Pricing and Specification of both Surface tablets is officially declared along with their availability. Surface with Windows RT is ready to purchase online or in store. Surface with Windows 8 Pro will be available in early 2013. There is no more secrets about Surface tablet everything is known from pricing to specification. Here is a detailed description of Surface RT vs Surface Pro.
Surface RT vs Surface Pro:
|Surface:||Surface RT||Surface Pro|
|Operating System||Windows RT is an exciting new version of Microsoft Windows that is built to run on ARM-based tablets and PCs. Works exclusively with apps available in the Windows Store.||Runs current Windows 7 desktop applications and integrates with your existing enterprise management infrastructure. Use the programs and the apps available in the Windows Store.|
|Productivity||Get more done with up to 8 hours of battery life. Surface with Windows RT comes installed with Microsoft Office Home and Student 2013 RT Preview.||Surface with Windows 8 Pro supports the full Office experience. Run Outlook, Word, SharePoint Designer, PowerPoint and more. Surface with Windows 8 Pro can run all of the applications that you’ve used on previous version of Windows.|
|Applications||Microsoft Office Home and Student 2013 RT Preview1, (Word, PowerPoint, Excel, OneNote); Windows Mail and Messaging; SkyDrive; Internet Explorer 10; Bing; Xbox Music, Video, and Games.||Windows Mail and Messaging; SkyDrive; Internet Explorer 10; Bing; Xbox Music, Video, and Games.|
|Security||Surface with Windows RT features device encryption and comes with Windows Defender.||Surface with Windows 8 Pro includes application and security policy control with AppLocker and Group Policy, enhanced data protection capabilities using BitLocker technology, as well as compatibility with third party security, management, and monitoring applications.|
|Connectivity||Always connected, even when in standby mode. Connected standby keeps apps up-to-date.||Connectivity off when hibernating/sleeping to preserve battery.|
|Battery||31.5 W-h||42 W-h|
|Storage||32GB, 64GB 2||64GB, 128GB|
|Screen||10.6”, 16:9, 1366×768||10.6”, 16:9, 1920×1080|
|Ports||Stereo speakers Full-size USB 2.0 microSDXC card slot Headset jack HD video out port Cover port||Stereo speakers Full-size USB 3.0 microSDXC card slot Headset jack Mini DisplayPort Cover port|
|Price||Starting from $499||Starting from $899|
|Purchase||Buy Now||Coming Soon|
Surface RT can be purchased from Microsoft online and offline stores and soon Surface Pro will be available for purchase. Stay tuned for more updates.