As Steve Ballmer showed off the latest idea from Microsoft, almost immediately there are comparisons being made with the iPad. However, the Surface is much more than the iPad, it is something rather interesting and has the potential to re-brand Microsoft as a fully fledged mobile computing manufacturer and with the Surface, and this new era for Microsoft begins.
These are the details according to the Surface website;
From touch to type, office to living room, from your screen to the big screen, you can see more, share more, and do more with Surface. Create, collaborate, and get stuff done with Office. Explore your world with fast, fluid Windows 8 apps. Discover new music, movies, and games in the Windows Store.
Prices are expected to start from £400 or $600 when the Surface is launched.