Surface Pro. Or it could be RT, but it’s on Microsoft’s page for Surface Pro.

$899 is a lot of money for a 64GB 10.6-inch tablet. It’s $70 more even than the most expensive iPad—and that comes with 3G/LTE support and GPS. But that’s the price Microsoft has set for the low-end Surface with Windows 8 Pro.

$1028 (to include a Type Cover keyboard; $1018 if you plump for the Touch Cover instead) isn’t, however, a huge amount of money for a 64GB 10.6-inch Ultrabook with a 1920×1080 multitouch screen and stylus, all in a package that weighs about 2.5-2.6 pounds total and comes in at 20mm thick. Microsoft said Surface Pro would be priced like an Ultrabook, and it is.

Four to 4.5 hours of battery life is just plain lousy for a tablet—any tablet. Tablets are widely expected to have “all-day” battery life. That means eight hours at a minimum; ideally nine to 10.

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