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Difference between Surface Tablets?

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April 3, 2013 8:59:24 PM

Hi members, my question is what is the difference between the surface pro and the surface rt? Other than price what's the main differences. Thanks for your time :) 
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April 3, 2013 9:28:18 PM

Without going into too much detail and making this a novel, the biggest difference is the Surface Pro has higher end hardware inside and runs a full copy of Windows 8. The Surface RT runs Windows RT, which is essentially a stripped down Windows 8, and can be compared more closely to Apple's iOS. The one bonus with the Surface RT though is that it does come with it's own 'RT' version of Office out of the box.
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April 3, 2013 9:55:08 PM

I would add also that Surface RT is lighter and has better battery life. Surface Pro is a PC. It doesn't need an app store but has one.
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April 3, 2013 10:03:24 PM

Okay, I was doing my own research the pro has usb 3.0, one is bigger than the other, and like the_prophecy said one is a PC and the other is not. So if I got the surface RT could I put Office 365 university edition on it?
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April 3, 2013 11:48:37 PM

As there does not appear to be a version that you can install via the Windows Store, I would say no. You would need the Surface Pro to do that.
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