Microsoft Surface RT UK price £399, on sale from 26 October
Microsoft has revealed the pricing for its Surface tablet running the Windows 8 RT operating system and confirmed it will be coming to the UK.
It will be sold through Microsoft’s online store with prices starting at £399 for a 32GB version. The Touch Cover, a screen cover with a built-on touch keyboard, will cost £99.99 and the black Type Cover (a physical keyboard) will be sold for £109.99. Pre-orders start on 26 October and will begin shipping on 30 October.
For more information read our top 5 features of Microsoft Surface.
This pricing puts the entry-level version in line with the cheapest new iPad – although you get 32GB of storage with the Microsoft tablet rather than 16GB as you do on the iPad.
Microsoft has also released a ‘making of’ video looking at the Surface and in particular its expensive keyboard cover.
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