LOS ANGELES (CNNMoney) -- Upending one of the world's most successful
business strategies over the past three decades, Microsoft has
developed a Windows tablet computer of its own design.
on Monday unveiled the Surface, a PC tablet that runs a yet-to-be
released version of its Windows operating system called Windows 8. The
device is the first commercial PC that Microsoft has directly designed
The tablet features many of the now-standard tablet specs, including a
10.6 inch high-definition touchscreen and front and rear facing
cameras, which all fit into a 9.3 millimeter, 1.5-pound frame.
Surface also brings some new innovations to the tablet space. The
device's cover, for instance, flips down to become a full keyboard. It
features a rigid case built from magnesium, a pen that clicks into the
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