After many customer queries, Microsoft has explained about the free space available for users in Microsoft Surface models. If you buy a 32GB model of Microsoft Surface, you won’t have 32GB to store your music, videos, etc,. Instead, you will only have 16-20 GB approx. What happened to the rest of the disk space? Check the image above to understand them.
This is true for Apple iPad too. But since it does not come with Microsoft Office and many built-in apps, you many find more free space than Microsoft Surface. Unlike Apple, Microsoft is providing you with many choices to increase your storage capacity,
- Cloud storage using SkyDrive
- microSD, microSDHC, or microSDXC memory card (adds up to 64 GB)
- USB flash drive or hard drive
Read more about it here.