Microsoft Surface RT pricing revealed, bagging online
After the specification hints, now pricing details of Microsoft’s latest upcoming Surface RT tablet has been revealed by its own US online store, seeking a biggest competition against Apple iPad .
Microsoft Surface Tablet which will be come with three variants is thumps up for pre-orders which will be delivered by October 26 after launching at special event with Window Phone 8 OS launch.
Among three, the cheapest Surface RT will come with 32GB of on-board solid state memory at cost $499 (£310) without touch keyboard cover. If users have to get cover they will have to pay additional $100, a total of $599.
Still there is limit on the color option. For a black cover, the extra cost would be $100, whereas for blue, pink and red, the Tablet cost $119.99 each. 64 GB high end Surface RT variant with black touch cover would be the most expensive cost at $699.
Users can also get the solid keyboard Surface Type Cover individually at cost of $129.99 and hit preorder which gas started from today.
In lining with Apple’s new iPad models priced at $499 for 16GB, $599 the 32GB and $699 for the 64GB version, pricing of the Surface RT tablet is expected to be set, seeking to compete also with Amazon’s Kindle Fire and Google’s Nexus 7 tablets. The company has already ordered of 3 to 5 million units of the Surface tablet.
While there is price variations as for the UK market the price set for 32GB is £399, with the touch cover at £99 and solid keyboard cover at £109 which is much higher than US. Still more pricing reveals have to be made by the company.