Microsoft surface release date has been confirmed in the company's annual report according to VentureBeat.
VenturBeat reports that Microsoft's surface will be released on the same day the windows 8 goes on sale worldwide.
Microsoft’s report is available here, and reads, “The next version of our operating system, Windows 8, will be generally available on October 26, 2012. At that time, we will begin selling the Surface, a series of Microsoft-designed and manufactured hardware devices.”
The cheaper Microsoft surface model will go on sale first which houses ARM processor, running Windows RT.
Windows RT is a light-weight version of the OS that will have Office pre-installed. Microsoft will release an Intel-based Surface tablet running Windows 8 Pro 90 days after it ships the ARM-based version with RT.
The price of the device has not yet been disclosed and no other information has been provided.