Sign up for a new account or log in here:
The Microsoft Surface features a 10.6-inch Gorilla Glass display and a vapor-deposited magnesium chassis, the Surface runs a Core i5 Ivy Bridge processor and the latter packing an ARM-based Nvidia chip. The Touch Cover measures 3mm thick and has a multitouch keyboard as well as a trackpad, with a Touch Cover, the Surface measures just shy of half an inch.
Great for Windows 8.
Excellent battery life.
Amazingly fluid gesture-driven interface.
Solidly made, handsome hardware.
Full Office suite with no compromise.
Poor selection of apps.
Sluggish graphical performance.
Doesn't live up to hybrid promise.
By TechSpot on June 20, 2012
Out of nowhere, Microsoft had an announcement to make. Nothing concrete leaked ahead of the event except that it would be tablet-related. Everybody was skeptical, myself included. The presentation began and it seemed like more of the same. Don't...
By KnowYourMobile on November 16, 2012
A good idea but poorly executed, primarily due to the mind-numbing controls.
By Forbes on November 13, 2012
It’s an ancient cliché that couldn’t be more relevant: You’re only as strong as your weakest link. While the Windows RT Store contains a bevy of productivity apps and a selection of top-notch games, it’s the omissions that are glaring.
By PC Pro on November 07, 2012
A unique, superbly designed tablet that’s ideal for mobile professionals, but it comes with too many compromises to make it a must-have.
By TechRadar on November 06, 2012
Microsoft's hardware designers should be applauded for delivering a solid tablet which delivers a great experience, but now it's down to the fortunes of the Windows Store to decide whether Microsoft Surface is remembered in history.
By ZDNet on November 06, 2012
Microsoft's ARM-based tablet has plenty of good points, but there are enough downsides to make caution advisable.
By TomsHardware on November 05, 2012
If you're not bothered by the Surface's limitations, which are mostly imposed by its ARM-based guts, then this tablet, plus the Type Cover, is pretty hot. But PC power users will certainly want to hear more about the Surface Pro before...
By Chron on November 05, 2012
Even if you think you can live with using only Metro-style apps, hold off on the Surface. Over time, developers will get better at making efficient, innovative Metro software, and Microsoft will smooth out Windows RT’s rough spots.
By TechnologyReview on October 25, 2012
With the more beefed-up version of the Surface due in January–it will run a full version of Windows 8, and have stronger specs–the question is, will Microsoft’s and its Surface find their way out of the mobile wilderness?
By cnet on October 23, 2012
If you're an early adopter willing to forget everything you know about navigating a computer, the Surface tablet could replace your laptop. Everyone else: wait for more apps.
Get free exclusive content, learn about new features and breaking tech news.