Microsoft Surface RT Specs – Full Technical Specifications

Microsoft Surface RT is the first generation of Microsoft Surface launched alongside with Windows 8 released by Microsoft on October 26, 2012.

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Surface RT

Key Features
What's newWindows RT Microsoft's touch-centric OS made specifically for ARM-powered tablet device.
Kickstand Comes with integrated kickstand easy to switch between tablet and laptop mode.
Detachable Touch & Type Cover Be more productive with full-size keyboard doubling as a protective screen cover.
More Magnet charging connector, Full-size USB 2.0 port, Bluetooth 4.0, HD front and rear camera.

Newer Model Surface 2
What's missingCan't run desktop apps You can't run desktop apps (x86 or x64) on this device. The only way to get apps is through Windows Store.
No Windows 10 The latest OS you can get is Windows RT 8.1 Update 3
Less multitouch support It supports only 5-points multitouch.
More Only HD display and no USB 3.0 port.
Availability
IntroducedJune 18, 2012
Pre-orderedNot available for pre-ordered
ReleasedOctober 26, 2012
PricingSurface RT
• $499 - 2 GB | 32 GB
• $599 - 2 GB | 64 GB

Surface RT with Black Touch Cover
• $599 - 2 GB | 32 GB
• $699 - 2 GB | 64 GB
Software
Pre-Installed OSWindows RT
Built-in AppsMicrosoft Office Home and Student 2013 RT
Display
Size10.6 inches
Resolution1366 x 768 (208 PPI), 1M Pixels
Technology• ClearType HD Display
• Aspect ratio: 16:9
• Touch: 5 point multi-touch
Internal Specs
CPUNVIDIA Tegra 3
4+1 cores, 1MB Cache, 1.40 GHz Single Core, 1.30 Quad-Core
GraphicsULP NVIDIA
12 graphic cores
Memory2 GB of RAM
Storage
32 GB 64 GB
Storage
Network• Wi-Fi: IEEE 802.11 a/b/g/n compatible
• Bluetooth Wireless 4.0 technology
Battery
Size31.5 Wh
Battery LifeUp to 8 hours of local video playback
Power Supply24W power supply
Exterior
Dimensions10.81” x 6.77” x 0.37” (275 mm x 172 mm x 9.4 mm)
Weight1.5 lbs (680 g)
Casing• VaporMg
• Kickstand with 1 position @22-degree
• Physical buttons: volumes, power
Colors
Dark Titanium
Keyboard and Trackpad• Two-finger multitouch gesture trackpad
• Full-size mechanical backlit keyboard.
Ports• 1 x Full-size USB 3.0
• 1 x microSD™ card reader
• 1 x Surface charging port
• 1 x Headset jack
• 1 x Micro HDMI video out port
• 1 x Cover port
Camera & Audio
Camera• 720p HD LifeCam front-facing camera
• 720p HD LifeCam rear-facing camera
Audio• Dual microphones
• Stereo speakers
Misc
Sensors• Ambient light sensor
• Accelerometer
• Gyroscope
• Compass
Surface PenNot Supported
Surface DialNot Supported
SecurityN/A
In the box• Surface RT
• Power supply
• Quick Start Guide
• Safety and warranty documents
WarrantyOne-year limited hardware warranty
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