Microsoft's iPad Competitor to Weigh 2 lbs and Cost $900!

I guess if journalist keep calling every new tablet an "iPad Killer" they will eventually be right, but it's hard to believe a 2.0 lb / $900 tablet is going to be the one that dethrones Apple. Especially when smaller and more affordable tablets, like the Nexus 7 and iPad mini, are so popular with consumers these days. However, Microsoft swears the Surface Pro is much better than the Surface RT -- which was met with negative reviews and even more abysmal sales.

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The Surface Pro's biggest selling point is that it’s going to actually run a full version of Windows 8. It will also be available in 64GB or 128GB models, and feature 4GB of RAM, an Intel Core i5 processor with HD4000 graphics, and a 10.6-inch display with 1920 x 1080 resolution. So its basically a $900 touchscreen laptop instead of a tablet.

If you're interested in shelling out $900 bucks to lug around a 2 lb "tablet", the Microsoft Surface Pro will be available on February 9th.

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