In pictures: Microsoft Surface: ' A PC, a tablet and new'

Microsoft's new Surface tablet has a 10.6-in. screen, up to a Core i5 processor and has a thin, 3mm (.11 inches) thick touch-based keyboard. It comes in two versions: The Windows RT and the Windows 8 Pro. "We're very proud of Surface just like we're very proud of Windows 8. The Surface is a PC, a tablet and new," said Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer.