Surface RT prices

Microsoft revealed Surface RT prices: $499, $599 and $699

Finally Microsoft reveals the pricing for its Surface tablet based on ARM chip and Windows RT at the Microsoft Store for pre-order.

As the upcoming 10.6-inch tablet from the software giant goes on sale on October 26th, according to the Microsoft Store the pricing starts at $499 for the 32GB version without the Touch Cover, $599 for the 32GB version with the Touch Cover, and $699 for the 64GB version with the Touch Cover.

If you want to purchase the covers separately it will run you and extra $119 bucks for the Surface Touch Cover (white, red, black, cyan, magenta) and $129 for the Type Cover (black).

The most anticipated piece of hardware from Microsoft appeared this morning at their online store, announcing the pre-orders starting today.

The software and device maker will delivered its first branded tablet on October 26th, alongside the release of Windows 8, which is already for pre-order. The device also will include the next version of Office 2013, which will be updated through the Windows Update service as it becomes available.

The Microsoft Store ad also indicates that if you pre-order Surface now, you’ll receive it by the launch date – 10.26.12. Online will not be the only place where you will able to buy the tablet, there are many Microsoft pop-up holiday stores opening up for these releases, plus the already permanent MS stores located in United States and Canada.

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