Microsoft is now accepting preorders for its new 1.4-lb. Surface 11" Windows RT Tablet
. Prices range from $499 to $699
with free shipping
for 32GB or 64GB sizes depending on whether you opt for the Black Touch cover. It features an NVIDIA Tegra 3 T30 1.4GHz quad-core processor, 10.6" 1366x768 multitouch screen, 2GB RAM, 802.11n wireless, up to 8-hour battery life with mixed activity, Bluetooth 4.0, front- and rear-facing 720p HD cameras, full-size USB 2.0, microSD card slot, ambient light sensor, and Windows RT OS. It's scheduled to arrive on or around October 26.