— Price: $499 for 32 gigabytes of storage, $100 extra for keyboard cover. $699 for 64 GB version, includes keyboard cover.
— Screen size: 10.6 inches diagonally
— Screen resolution: 1366 by 768 pixels, 148 pixels per inch
— Weight: 1.5 pounds.
— Cameras: Front and back cameras
— Battery life: 8 hours.
— Operating system: Microsoft’s Windows RT.
Pros: Storage can be expanded with microSD memory cards. Comes with free Microsoft Office software. Models running full version of Windows 8 coming soon, offering compatibility with programs available for traditional Windows computers.
Cons: Operating system lacks good track record on tablets. Selection of tablet-adapted third-party applications small. No option for wireless broadband.