In Pictures: 12 things we know about Microsoft's new Surface Tablet (and one thing we don't)

For the first time ever, Microsoft is designing, manufacturing and selling a computer - the ARM-based tabled called Surface. Here's what we know about the Surface tablet.

It sports an ARM chip

Surface differs from Microsoft’s traditional lineup of Windows PCs and laptops in that it runs an ARM architecture CPU -- the processor that has become common over the last several years in many tablets, smartphones, and other small-computing devices. Specifically, Surface will run the NVIDIA Tegra 3.

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