Microsoft Surface RT now available in Malaysia from RM1549

The Microsoft Surface RT is now available in Malaysia starting at the price of RM1549 for the 32GB version.

[Carlos Lacerda, Managing Director of Microsoft Malaysia posing on a custom-built Surface RT skateboard while holding another the Surface RT]

Surface RT is an extension of the Microsoft Windows experience, enabling customers to play, work and connect with the people who matter to them. It is best described as having the portability of a tablet with many of the functionalities of a laptop.

Surface RT pricing including all the key accessories:

  • Surface RT 32GB- RM1549
  • Surface RT 32GB + black Touch Cover- RM1849
  • Surface RT 64GB- RM1849
  • Surface RT 64GB + black Touch Cover- RM2149
  • Touch Cover(Black/White/Cyan)- RM379
  • Surface Edition Wedge Touch Mouse- RM219
  • 24W Power- RM149
  • VGA Adaptor- RM159
  • HD Digital AV Adaptor- RM159

Surface RT comes pre-installed with Office Home & Student 2013 RT productivity suite and boasts a full-size USB port, a microSDXC card slot for adding additional storage, the ability to run Flash, apps from the Windows Store, SkyDrive cloud connectivity, games, as well as a 16:9 widescreen high-definition display for optimal viewing and sharing content.

Specification of the Microsoft Surface RT:

Operating System Windows RT; Microsoft Office Home and Student 2013 RT (Word, PowerPoint, Excel and OneNote). Works exclusively with apps available in the Windows Store.
Exterior 10.81 x 6.77 x 0.37”
1.5 lbs.
VaporMg casing
Dark Titanium color
Volume and power buttons
Storage 32 GB; 64 GB
Display 10.6″ ClearType HD Display
1366×768 pixels
16:9 (widescreen)
Five-point multitouch
CPU Quad-core NVIDIA Tegra 3
2 GB of RAM
Wireless Wi-Fi (802.11a/b/g/n)
Bluetooth 4.0 technology
Battery 31.5 W-h
Cameras and A/V Two 720p HD LifeCams, front- and rear-facing
Two microphones
Stereo speakers
Ports Full-size USB 2.0
microSDXC card slot
Headset jack
HD video out port
Cover port
Sensors Ambient light sensor
Power Supply 24W power supply
Warranty One-year limited hardware warranty
Apps (included) Microsoft Office Home and Student 2013 RT (Word, PowerPoint, Excel, OneNote); Windows Mail and Messaging; SkyDrive; Internet Explorer 10; Bing; Xbox Music, Video and Games.

Confirming the recent announcement on the Microsoft Surface blog, Carlos Lacerda, Managing Director of Microsoft Malaysia stated that the Surface Pro is indeed coming to Malaysia. “We are very excited to reveal that the Surface movement is truly underway – following Surface RT, we are thrilled to announce that Surface Pro will be coming to Malaysia next, by the end of June this year,” said Lacerda.

He explained, “The Surface Pro will be especially appealing to corporations and businesses who are looking for a lightweight, durable, powerful device that is specifically designed with additional enterprise-grade security features as well as optimized to work with in-house applications they may already have.”

The Microsoft Surface RT is now available at Harvey Norman(6 outlets), Thunder Match(5 outlets) and Challenger(2 outlets).

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