Summary: - On the hardware side, Microsoft's Surface with Windows RT is certainly a top rate product that equals what Apple has achieve both in terms of finish and feel. They aren't just following the lead of other companies either thanks to their innovative keyboard cover design.
Conclusion: There you have it, the Microsoft Surface RT. Not the review we’d hoped to write when we first got wind of it. Sadly, the reality is that the tablet isn’t a fully functioning productivity tool it purports to being. The form prevents it from sitting on the lap, so it can’t replace a laptop.
Microsoft Surface: available in the Louisville area
22 November 2013
Excerpt: Surface is the Microsoft tablet /personal computer. Surface is the most economical version of Microsoft's tablet/personal computer line. Also included in the Microsoft tablet/personal computer line is the Surface 2, and the Surface Pro 2. The Surface dimension are 10.81 x 6.77 x 0.37 in.
Surface RT review: Microsoft's bid for a 'thing' of its own
24 October 2013
Summary: Microsoft desperately needs a hardware phenom to put a physical face on the ethereal trappings of its new Windows software. Hence Surface RT, the first personal computing device the company has ever created in its nearly 40-year history. But you can't simply buy your way into the "thing" club.
Excerpt: Recently Microsoft opened a store in the Somerset Mall located Troy Michigan. One of the specials of the day was a Surface RT for $299.00 and a keyboard normally a $129.00 dollar value was included for free. Yes free!
Excerpt: This Microsoft Surface model comes with ARM-based NVidia Tegra 3 processor. In addition, there's also a 10.6-inch HD screen on board, Wi-Fi connectivity, GPS, Bluetooth and 32 or 64 GB of built-in storage.
Pros: Verizon 4G LTE network is incredibly fast, 32GB microSD card included, Integrated kickstand works in portrait and landscape
Cons: Battery life is among the worst we�ve ever seen, No 4G LTE power toggle option, Kickstand in landscape orientation blocks microUSB port
Microsoft Surface RT Review: Very Nice Design, Some Features Lacking That Could Have Made it Big (Video)
18 March 2013
Conclusion: And now the grades! Microsoft Surface RT gets a 9.5 out of 10 for design, a 9 for the hardware, minus the camera and an 8.3 for the OS and UI, that feels unfinished and incomplete, compared to Windows 8 and other platforms out there.
Cons: crappy camera, big size, price tag is kind of big for what it offers, few apps that really appeal to the public, no GPS, no camera flash, initial bugs
Does Your Tablet Need a Keyboard? Microsoft Surface RT Absolutely Does
4 November 2012
Excerpt: Since the days of Microsoft’s Tablet PCs there have been debates about Tablet PCs and keyboards. Many die-hard Tableteers insisted that the Slate (without a keyboard) was the key to the future of Tablet PCs.