Microsoft Surface is a series of tablets designed and marketed by Microsoft.The Surface comes in two versions: one with Windows RT and another with Windows 8 Pro. The Windows RT model uses an ARM CPU, while the Windows 8 Pro model uses an Intel CPU. Both models are able to install new applications via the Windows Store, however only the Windows 8 Pro model allows the installation of traditional third-party desktop programs. he Microsoft Surface line uses a molded magnesium casing known as "VaporMg" (pronounced "VaporMag") that houses Surface's components paired with a PVD finish. A built-in kickstand allows the Surface to be propped up for viewing without any additional hardware.