Windows 8 is due to be released on the 26th of October. Most tablets with Windows 8 running on it are expected to release within the coming weeks if not on the 26th. Two prominent tabs to be released with the Windows 8 on the 26th are the Windows RT Surface and Lenovo Thinkpad Tablet 2.
3G and 4G cellular data are both available. Security features include a fingerprint reader and encrypted storage.
Windows Surface RT
Lenovo Thinkpad Tablet 2
|Dimensions||10.81 x 6.77 x 0.37 inches(width x height x thickness)||Height: 9.50 inch Width: 7.31 inch Thickness: 0.34 inch(width x height x thickness)|
|Weight||680.39 g||589.67 g|
|Display||10.6 inch ClearType HD with a 1,366 x 768 pixel resolution and 16:9 aspect ratio having 148 ppi(pixels per inch)||10.1 inch multitouch IPS display with a 16:9 aspect ratio and a resolution of 1,366 x 768 having 155.16 ppi|
|Processor||NVIDIA T30 Quadcore ARM Cortex-A9 SoC||Intel Atom’s Clover Trail|
|Operating System||Windows 8 Pro|
|Storage||RAM: 2 GB
Permanent storage: Available in 32 GB, 64 GB; has microSDXC slot for expandable memory
|RAM: 2 GB
Permanent storage:64 GB
|Ports||USB 2.0, microSDXC||mini-HDMI connector, headphone/microphone jack, MicroSD card slot, USB 2.0 port, one docking connector for keyboards and other accessories. Smart Card and optional NFC (Near Field Communication) are also supported. a noise-canceling microphone|
|Battery||31.5 watt-hours||Up to 10 hours’ on normal usage|
|Networking||Wireless LAN: 802.11 a/b/g/n
Bluetooth: 4.0Supports 3G as well as 4G cellular data
|Front: 2 MP
|Cellular(SIM card facility)||No|
|Special features||Security features include a fingerprint reader and encrypted storage|
|Price||32 GB without cover: $500(approx. Rs 32,000)
32 GB with cover: $600(approx. Rs 32,000)
64 GB with cover: $700(approx. Rs 37,000)
Microsoft’s other Windows Tab- the Windows Surface Pro is expected to be release early next year.