The company Microsoft has planned a special event in New York, which will be held on Monday, September 23. It is expected that there the company announce a new generation of tablet Surface . It turns out that the event will take place almost a month before the final version of Windows 8.1 and later, nearly a year after the release of the first tablet Surface RT and Surface Pro.
Microsoft did not disclose anything yet. However, according to recent reports and rumors that filled the Internet in recent, the new tablet will be called Windows RT Surface 2 , and the tablet is preloaded with Windows 8.1 will be called Surface Pro 2 .
Windows RT is a stripped-down version of Windows. This Operating System is specially designed for devices on ARM-processors. The OS can run on thin and light tablets, offering longer battery operating time and the ability to work without any cooling. However, the big disadvantage is that this system can not run all available for normal Windows application.
Surface 2 is expected to receive a quad-core NVIDIA Tegra 4, a display with a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, and can provide up to 8 hours of battery life. It is expected that the gadget will have the same design as that of the original Surface RT. Once the device is going to work under Windows RT 8.1.
Surface 2 Pro, in turn, will operate under the control of the processor Intel Core i5 Haswell. Autonomous operating time is approximately 7:00, which is also very good. There will also be increased by the amount of RAM.
According to rumors, the company can also provide a new tablet Surface Pro Mini with a small display. Windows 8.1 will support devices with small screens (10 inches). There will be also new accessories. For example, Power Cover will charge the tablet, as well as increase the overall battery life.