Surface - 32 GB (tablet only)
Who says that pretty can’t be practical? It’s time for a tablet that’s more than meets the eye. Powerful processing and beautiful design unite on Surface. Whether you’re working hard or hardly working, Surface’s integrated Kickstand and revolutionary Touch Cover let you work, play, and connect with others like never before. Plug into external displays like projectors and HDTV, and share your world1 . Pre-loaded with Windows RT, Microsoft Office 2013 RT2, Xbox apps, and other essentials.
Made with VaporMg, Surface is precision crafted to be tough yet elegant, without excessive bulk. At less than 1.5 pounds, with a watch-like finish that’s incredibly smooth, and durable, Surface is a delight to hold and touch.
Integrated Kickstand provides uncompromised support and flexibility. Flip out the Kickstand for hands-free entertainment. Whether you’re watching a movie, or shooting video, Surface stands on its own.
The cover you can type on. Touch Cover clicks in to Surface in an instant, and offers a sleek, spill-resistant exterior for working – no matter where you find yourself. When folded back, Touch Cover automatically disables keystrokes for a full touchscreen experience; when closed, it turns off your display. Give Surface your personal touch with a color that matches your style.
Ports and Connectivity
Bring your entire media collection with you wherever you go. A microSDXC card slot lets you add up to 64 GB of extra storage. Show off everything on the big screen using the HD video out port. Full-size USB port and Bluetooth 4.0 provide clutter-free connections with wireless mice and headsets. Dual 2x2 MIMO antennas provide reliable internet connectivity.
Windows RT and Microsoft Office Home and Student 2013 RT Preview
Work anywhere, anytime with Windows RT and Office 2013 RT2. Keep tabs on news, friends, and entertainment with pre-loaded Microsoft apps. Visit the Windows Store3 to discover more apps and games.
Front and rear-facing 720p HD video cameras
Capture life from all sides with LifeCam. The rear camera is angled to shoot straight ahead when the Kickstand is flipped out. The Kickstand also enables hands-free Skype video chat or recording. Custom lens design and an ambient light sensor maximize light intake while providing sharp focus so you'll never miss a shot.
In the box:
- Surface with Windows RT and Office Home & Student 2013 RT Preview2
- Power supply
- QuickStart Guide
- Safety and warranty documents
 HD Video Out also requires the HD Digital AV Adapter or VGA Adapter (each sold separately).
 Microsoft Home and Student 2013 RT Preview edition installed. Final Office Home & Student version will be installed via Windows Update when available (free download; ISP fees apply). Some features and programs unsupported. Office Home & Student 2013 RT Preview and the final version are not for use in commercial, nonprofit, or revenue generating activities. Commercial license options available (sold separately). See http://office.com/officeRT.
 Surface with Windows RT works exclusively with apps from the Windows Store.
 Surface comes with a guaranteed one-year limited warranty.
A credit card is required for pre-order, but your card will not be charged until your order is shipped (or the product is made available for download).
Pre-orders are covered by our [Pre-Order Price Guarantee] and can be reviewed, updated, or canceled at any time before pre-order items are released.
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Help me to Choose:
Touch vs. Type Cover
Touch Cover and Type Cover are revolutionary ways to click in and do more with Surface. With full keyboards, touchpads, and Windows and media shortcuts, you can type, chat, blog, and get stuff done, faster! Both covers click into Surface easily, and protect your display when folded closed.
Touch Cover is an amazingly thin and ultra-light dual keyboard cover, with a spill-resistant surface, it comes in several vibrant colors to express your personal style.
Need to do more, faster? Try Type Cover, the dual keyboard cover that lets you work the way you’re used to working. With a full row of function keys, Type Cover marries the comfort and speed of a traditional keyboard with an incredibly thin form factor so you can be productive anywhere, anytime.
Your purchase of Surface with Windows RT may include a sleek black touch cover. Other vibrant colors are also available for individual purchase. If you prefer a more traditional work experience, consider purchasing an additional Type Cover.
Windows RT vs. Windows 8
Windows RT contains many of the same features as Windows 8:
* Fluid, intuitive, and easy-to-use interface design that you can easily customize.
* Built in apps like Mail, Calendar, Messaging, Photos, and SkyDrive with many more apps available in the Windows Store.
* Internet Explorer 10, for fast, intuitive browsing.
* Touch-enabled so you can interact with Windows in a whole new way.
* Mouse and keyboard–enabled so you can be as productive as you need to be.
Windows RT also includes some different features:
* Windows Update and Windows Defender are always on and up to date making your PC more secure.
* Device encryption provides advanced data protection to help keep your information secure.
* The PC can turn on instantly with connected standby.
vOffice Home & Student 2013 RT Preview is preinstalled2.
Some features aren't included in Windows RT:
* Windows Media Player
* Windows Media Center
* HomeGroup creation (you can join an existing HomeGroup but you can't create a new one)
* Domain join
Although you can install apps directly from the Windows Store, you can't install apps on the desktop on Windows RT. Office Home and Student 2013 RT Preview Edition comes preinstalled2, which provides you with touch-optimized desktop versions of the new Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and OneNote.
You can only install printers, mice, keyboards, and other devices that are certified for Windows RT.
What's included with the purchase of Surface with Windows RT4:
- 1-year hardware warranty
- 90 days of complimentary tech support