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The Surface is a multi-touch table-like computer developed as a software and hardware combination by Microsoft. It works with a 30-inch reflective surface with an XGA DLP projector underneath and five cameras that record infrared light reflections. The Surface is a 360-degree user interface and it was designed to interact with hand gestures and real world objects.


  • Status: Discontinued
  • Availability date: Apr. 17, 2008
  • Price at launch: $12,500.00


  • Alias: Milan

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  • Width: 107 inches
  • Height : 56 inches
  • Depth: 53 inches
  • Color: Black / Silver


  • Operating system: Windows Vista, Other
  • Notable bundled software: Microsoft Surface


  • Screen size (diagonal): 30 inches
  • Display surface: Glossy
  • Technology: LCD
  • Multitouch: Yes

Display (base)

  • CPU brand: Intel
  • CPU family: Conroe
  • Base CPU model: Core 2 Duo E6420
  • Cores: 2
  • Clockspeed: 2.13 GHz

Processor (base)

  • Brand: Intel
  • Family: Woodcrest
  • Model: Xeon 5150
  • Cores: 2
  • Clockspeed: 2.66 GHz

Processor (max)

  • Base RAM size: 2 GB
  • Max. config RAM: 4 GB
  • RAM type: DDR2
  • Base RAM speed: 1066 MHz


  • Options: HDD (5400RPM), HDD (7200RPM)
  • Base storage capacity: 250 GB
  • Max. config HDD: 1 TB


  • Ethernet: 1


  • Wi-Fi: Yes
  • Wi-Fi support: 802.11g, 802.11b
  • Bluetooth: Yes
  • Bluetooth version: 2.0


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