Surface RT


Who says pretty can't be practical?

It's time for a tablet that's more than meets the eye.


Product Features

VaporMg™ casing

VaporMg™ casing

Made with VaporMg, Surface is precision crafted to be tough yet elegant, without excessive bulk. At 1.5 pounds, with a watch-like finish that’s incredibly smooth, and durable, Surface is a delight to hold and touch.

Integrated Kickstand

Integrated Kickstand provides uncompromised support and flexibility. Flip out the Kickstand for hands-free entertainment. Whether you’re watching a movie, or shooting video, Surface stands on its own.

Integrated Kickstand

Ports and Connectivity

Ports and Connectivity

Bring your entire media collection with you wherever you go. A microSDXC card slot lets you add up to 64 GB of extra storage. Show off everything on the big screen using the HD video out port.1 Full-size USB port and Bluetooth 4.0 provide clutter-free connections with wireless mice and headsets. Dual 2x2 MIMO antennas provide reliable internet connectivity.

Touch Cover

The cover you can type on. Touch Cover clicks in to Surface in an instant, and offers a sleek, spill-resistant exterior for working – no matter where you find yourself. When folded back, Touch Cover automatically disables keystrokes for a full touchscreen experience; when closed, it turns off your display. Give Surface your personal touch with a color that matches your style.

Touch Cover

Windows RT and Microsoft Office Home and Student 2013 RT Preview

Windows RT and Microsoft Office Home and Student 2013 RT Preview

Work anywhere, anytime with Windows RT and Office Home & Student 2013 RT Preview2. Keep tabs on news, friends, and entertainment with pre-loaded Microsoft apps. Visit the Windows Store3 to discover more apps and games.

Front and rear-facing 720p HD video cameras

Capture life from all sides with LifeCam. The rear camera is angled to shoot straight ahead when the Kickstand is flipped out. The Kickstand also enables hands-free Skype video chat or recording. Custom lens design and an ambient light sensor maximize light intake while providing sharp focus so you'll never miss a shot.

Front and rear-facing 720p HD video cameras


In the box

  • Surface with Windows RT and Office Home and Student 2013 RT Preview2
  • Power supply
  • QuickStart Guide
  • Safety and warranty documents
  • Languages available on this device: English, French, Spanish

Which Surface is right for you?

Surface Pro

Surface Pro

Starting at $899

Surface RT

Surface RT

Starting at $499

Which version of Surface is right for me?

A powerful PC with the application support and security features you've come to expect from Microsoft.

Buy this version if you need to use Windows 7 software and the ability to connect to a work or school network.

An ultra-thin and light "take anywhere" design with all-day battery life (up to 8 hours). Light, loaded, and ready to work when you are.

Buy this version if you want to enjoy the best of the Windows Store, plus the newest version of Office Home and Student 2013 RT Preview1 for getting things done with Word, PowerPoint, Excel and OneNote.

What types of things can I do with this version of Surface?

Use the most powerful version of Surface to run full versions of software desktop applications and apps from the Windows Store. Surface Pro also includes a pen.

Get up to 8 hours of battery life and Office Home and Student 2013 RT Preview (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and OneNote).

What are my storage options?4
  • 64 GB (with approximately 29 GB available for user content)
  • 128 GB (with approximately 89 GB available for user content)

    Get important storage details
  • 32 GB (with approximately 16 GB available for user content)
  • 64 GB (with approximately 45 GB available for user content)

    Get important storage details
  • Touch vs. Type Cover

    Touch Cover is an amazingly thin and ultra-light dual keyboard cover, with a spill-resistant surface, it comes in several vibrant colors to express your personal style.

    Touch Cover

    Type Cover has a full row of function keys, and marries the comfort and speed of a traditional laptop keyboard with an incredibly thin form factor so you can be productive anywhere, anytime.

    Type Cover

    What's included with the purchase of Surface RT4:

    • 1 year hardware warranty
    • 90 days of complimentary tech support
    Surface RT


    Chip: NVIDIA T30 • System memory: 2 GB RAM


    Windows RT, Microsoft Office Home and Student 2013 RT Preview2


    32 GB • 64 GB • System software uses significant storage space. Available storage is subject to change based on system software updates and apps usage. 1 GB = 1 billion bytes. See for more details.


    Screen: 10.6" ClearType HD Display • Resolution: 1366 x768 • Aspect Ratio: 16:9 (widescreen) • Touch: 5-point multi-touch


    Stereo speakers • Two microphones


    Full-size USB 2.0 • microSDXC card reader • Headphone jack • HD video out port • Cover port


    Dimensions: 10.81 x 6.77 x 0.37 in • Weight: 1.5 lbs • Casing: VaporMg • Color: Dark Titanium • Physical buttons: Volume, Power


    Up to 8 hours mixed activity • 7-15 days idle life


    Two 720p HD cameras, front and rear-facing


    Wireless: Wi-Fi (802.11a/b/g/n) • Bluetooth 4.0 technology


    Ambient light sensor • Accelerometer • Gyroscope • Magnetometer


    1-year limited hardware warranty

    Apps (included)

    Mail • Messaging • Word • Power Point • Excel • OneNote • SkyDrive • Internet Explorer 10 • Bing • Music • Video • Games • and more.

    [1] HD Video Out also requires the HD Digital AV Adapter or VGA Adapter (each sold separately).

    [2] Microsoft Home and Student 2013 RT Preview edition installed. Final Office Home and Student version will be installed via Windows Update when available (free download; ISP fees apply). Some features and programs unsupported. Office Home and Student 2013 RT Preview and the final version are not for use in commercial, nonprofit, or revenue generating activities. Commercial license options available (sold separately). See

    [3] Surface RT - with Windows RT works exclusively with apps from the Windows Store.

    [4] Surface comes with a guaranteed one-year limited warranty.

    Microsoft Complete for Surface not currently available in Puerto Rico. Details and Plan Terms.