FIRST PHOTOS: Here's Microsoft's New Tablet 'Surface'

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Microsoft just unveiled its first tablet called Surface.Surface will run Windows 8 and Windows RT. (Windows RT is the tablet-only version if Windows 8 designed to compete with the iPad.)

No word on pricing or release date yet, but we’re expecting to learn more this fall.

In the meantime, check out the photos below.

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The new tablet is crucial to the survival of Microsoft, Business Insider’s Jay Yarow explains:

The keyboard cover flips out. It has a multitouch track pad too.

The kickstand is built in

Side view. The keyboard cover is very thin.

A view from the back.

It looks like there will be a variety of colours. Here's black.

Surface is a full PC crammed into a tablet.

The next few photos come from Microsoft's teaser video for surface. Let's take a look!

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