samsung SUR40 Microsoft Surface Table device

Samsung and Microsoft announced today that a new, more versatile 40-inch 1080p multitouch Microsoft Surface device - 'Samsung SUR40', is now available for pre-order, the near final stop on its journey from lab to marketplace. Now, businesses in 23 countries can visit the Samsung website to find a local reseller and place an order for the Samsung SUR40. Shipments are expected to start early next year.

A second, more retail-friendly version of Microsoft Surface is now available for pre-order in 23 countries that are - Australia, Austria, Belgium, Canada, Denmark, France, Germany, Hong Kong, India, Ireland, Italy, Korea, the Netherlands, Norway, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, the United Arab Emirates, the United Kingdom and the United States.

In India the price of Samsung SUR40, 40-inch 1080p multitouch table device will be around Rs.4,90,000 for device without stand and Rs.5.20,000 for display device with a stand. The second, more retail-friendly version of Microsoft Surface is lighter and thinner than the original.

Automotive, education, finance, healthcare, hospitality, and retail are just some of the industries that will soon be able to take advantage of Samsung SUR40's PixelSense technology, new, sleeker form factor and horizontal and vertical orientation options. Existing customers of Microsoft surface device inlcudes Dassault Aviation, Fujifilm Corp. and Royal Bank of Canada.

Many companies are already using Microsoft Surface to give potential customers virtual tours of plane interiors, help them plan flights, provide them with the ability to create immersive photo books, and entice bank customers into brick and mortar branches. Those experiences only hint at how the new Surface device will be able to help businesses engage with customers, said Somanna Palacanda, director of Microsoft Surface.

The Samsung SUR40 was just named a 2011 "Best of What's New" award winner by Popular Science magazine and is featured in a special awards issue currently on newsstands. Corinne Iozzio, senior associate editor at Popular Science, said the magazine’s editors were impressed with the update to the original Surface, a 2008 “Best of What’s New” winner.

New Samsung SUR40 for Microsoft Surface is Available to Pre-order in India also

Samsung SUR40 Specifications Overview


40” FullHD 1080p (1920x1080)
Multi-Touch with >50 point of contact
1:1000 Contrast Ratio
300 cd/m2 Max Brightness
Gorilla Glass


AMD Athlon X2 245e (dual-core, 2.9GHz, 2MB L2, 45nm, 45W)


AMD Radeon HD 6750 1GB GDDR5




320GB / 7200RPM

A/V Connectivity

Stereo RCA
(2) 3.5mm audio jacks


Gigabit Ethernet

I/O Ports

4 USB, SD Card Reader

Operating System

Embedded Windows 7 Professional 64-bit

Operating Temp.

Max ambient 30C

System Management Tools


Weight – with stand legs

70.0 kg / 154 lbs.

Weight – standalone

39.5 kg / 87 lbs.


$8400 MSRP for display only (Preorder)
$9049 MSRP for display with stand (Preorder)

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