Latest Surface RT vs iPad video highlights iPad’s lack of kickstand and USB port


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Microsoft has been pushing its Surface RT tablet, powered by Windows RT, as a serious competitor to Apple’s popular iPad. In a new video, Microsoft showcases how a the Surface RT has a kickstand, USB port, and more compared to the Apple iPad.

Microsoft also recently compared the Apple iPad with the Asus VivoTab RT and a Dell Windows 8 tablet. Microsoft showed off that the Windows RT tablet is thinner, weighs less, comes with Microsoft Office 2013, Windows RT’s multitasking abilities via Snap mode, and built-in Micro SD card reader on the VivoTab RT.

Microsoft recently revealed its quarterly earnings and the company saw a $900 million inventory write-down for the Surface RT because of unsold devices, after slashing the price by nearly $150 recently. You can take a look at the video below: