Microsoft Surface with Windows RT Now Up For Pre-Order; Pricing Starts at $499 (32GB) [Updated]

Microsoft Surface with Windows RT Pre-Order

Update 2:

We checked again. Pre-orders are now live again.

Update 1:

It looks like, Microsoft unintentionally publishes the Surface tablet pricing. The company has realised its mistake and removed the pricing information and pre-order availability from its official online store and the webpage and is now pointing to a “Coming soon” page that provides all the details about the Surface.

The Microsoft Surface tablet was first announced in late June with buzzing features like Windows 8/ Windows RT OS, 16:9 widescreen HD Display, VaporMG casing and compatibility with Touch Covers. There seems to be quite a buzz over the upcoming Surface tablet, with many people eagerly waiting get their hands on the first-ever tablet from Microsoft, but at what price? Well, Nokia has just revealed out the price tag for its Surface.

The Redmond company has set prices and begun to take pre-orders for its Surface tablet with Windows RT on its official Microsoft Store. Here’s the list of the price tag for the 32GB and 64GB edition of the Surface tablet:

# 32GB Surface with Windows RT without a black Touch Cover: $499 (€383)
# 32GB Surface with Windows RT without a black Touch Cover: $599 (€460)
# 64GB Surface with Windows RT with a black Touch Cover: $699 (€537)
# White Surface Touch Cover for $119 (€91.5)
# Surface Type Cover for $129 (€99)

So, you’ve got price listings. You can pre-order your desired edition and Microsoft has noted that the pre-ordered Surface tablets will only be shipped after the public debut on October 25. That means you it set “for delivery by 10/26.” Previouly, MSFT has confirmed that Intel-powered Surface tablets will be available around 90 days after.

Microsoft Surface

A quick look at the specs of the Surface tablet with Windows RT:

# 10.6-inch ClearType HD display with Gorilla Glass 2
# Powered by Nvidia Tegra 3 SoC
# Dual cameras – front LifeCam for video chats and rear LifeCam is angled to 22 degrees
# microSD card slot for memory expansion up to 32GB
# A full sized USB 2.0 port, MicroUSB HD Video Out, 2×2 MIMO antennae
# Pre-installed Office ‘15’ Apps
# 31.5Wh nattery to power everything.
# Compatible with accessories like 3mm thin Touch and Type cover with a full blown touch sensitive QWERTY keyboard and trackpad.
# Stereo speakers and dual microphones

Read: Microsoft Surface (Windows RT) Full Specifications

Unfortunately, all three editions are currently listed as “Out of stock” on the website. So, keep trying your luck by keep refreshing Microsoft’s Store. You can also purchase the Surface tablet in 26 stores when it launches. You can check out the full list of the 32 ‘Pop-Up’ Microsoft Stores here. So, anyone inserted in pre-ordering the Surface tablet?

Microsoft has released a new ad for Surface tablet on TVs and YouTube, which shows people dancing with their tablets in public and also reveal release date as to when the product will be available. Watch the new ad after the break.

Source: Microsoft Store, YouTube

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