Microsoft is about to unleashed their Surface Tablet on the world soon. The Redmond based company has marked the upcoming release with a new commercial.
The Surface tablet is Microsoft answer to the iPad and other tables from Android vendors. The tablet is set to come in two models, Windows 8 Pro and Windows RT.
|Windows RT||Windows 8 Pro|
|676 g||903 g|
|9.3 mm||13.5 mm|
|10.6” ClearType HD Display 31.5 W-h||10.6” ClearType Full HD Display 42 W-h|
|microSD, USB 2.0, Micro HD Video||microSDXC, USB 3.0, Mini DisplayPort Video|
|Touch Cover, Type Cover VaporMg Case & Stand||Touch Cover, Type Cover, Pen with Palm Block
VaporMg Case & Stand
|2×2 MIMO antennae Office Home & Student 2013 RT||2×2 MIMO antennae|
|32 GB, 64 GB||64 GB, 128 GB|
According to a new report from AllThingsD Microsoft is placing a huge order for its Surface tablet in the fourth quarter.
The report stated:
According to component suppliers in Asia, Microsoft has placed orders to produce 3 million to 5 million of these tablets in the fourth quarter. That is similar to the orders that were placed for Amazon’s Kindle Fire tablets and Google GOOG -0.51%’s Nexus 7 tablets, these suppliers say. Some component suppliers to Apple AAPL +0.79% in Asia say they have received orders to make more than 10 million units of a smaller tablet for the Cupertino, Calif. company in the fourth quarter.
Mass production of the Surface tablets began earlier this month, according to two people familiar with the situation.