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Microsoft Surface review: specs and price

Microsoft Surface
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Microsoft Surface

Why is Microsoft Surface better than the average?

  • CPU speed
    4 x 1.3GHzvs4.23GHz
  • RAM
    2GBvs1.93GB
  • Screen size
    ?

    10.6"vs9.16"
  • Internal storage
    64GBvs46.52GB
  • Bluetooth version
    4vs3.62
  • Number of microphones
    ?

    2vs1.22
  • Included SD card size
    64GBvs20.86GB

Price comparison

Design

1.thickness
?

Best

Lenovo Yoga Tab 3 Pro

4.6mm

9.4mm

2.weight
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Best

Acer Iconia W510-1674

0.51g

680.4g

3.Has a stylus
?

A stylus is a pen-like accessory that allows you to interact with the touchscreen with greater precision, and is particularly useful for drawing and writing.

For example

Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 LTE

Microsoft Surface
4.height
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Best

Dell Venue 10 7000

14mm

172mm

5.width
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Best

Dell Venue 10 7000

14mm

274.6mm

6.volume
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Best

Chromo Inc 7" (Android 4.1)

108.46cm³

443.97cm³

Display

1.resolution
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Best

Panasonic UT-MB5

2560 x 3840px

1366 x 768px

2.pixel density
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Best

Teclast M8

359ppi

148ppi

3.screen size
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The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.

Best

Wacom Cintiq 22HD

21.5"

10.6"

4.has branded damage-resistant glass
?

Damage-resistant glass (such as Corning Gorilla Glass or Asahi Dragontrail Glass) is thin, lightweight, and can withstand high levels of force.

For example

Google Pixel Slate (8th Gen Intel Core i5 / 8GB RAM / 128GB SSD)

Microsoft Surface
5.has an IPS screen
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IPS (In-Plane Switching) is a technology used for LCDs. It was designed to overcome the main limitations of conventional twisted nematic TFT displays: limited viewing angles and low-quality color reproduction. PLS (Plane-to-Line Switching) is a type of IPS screen developed by Samsung, with increased brightness and lower production costs.

For example

Lenovo Tab M8 HD (16GB / 2GB RAM)

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6.LCD display with 3 subpixels per pixels
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The device has an LCD display with 3 subpixels per pixel, resulting in sharp and crisp images. Pixels in some displays (like AMOLED) share one subpixel to preserve space. This can result in a less crisp, slightly blurred image.

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Performance

1.CPU speed
?

Best

Samsung Galaxy Book 2

8 x 2.36GHz

4 x 1.3GHz

2.has an external memory slot
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The device has a standard memory slot (such as an SD or micro SD card slot) so that you can either extend the internal storage with affordable memory modules or you can retrieve data, such as photographs, easily from a memory card.

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3.RAM
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Best

Google Pixel Slate

16GB

2GB

4.internal storage
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Best

Apple iPad Pro 11" (2018)

1000GB

64GB

5.included SD card size
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Best

Microsoft Surface

64GB

64GB

6. more external memory supported
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The maximum amount of external storage memory supported by the the device.

Best

Lenovo Tab M7 WiFi

2000GB

64GB

Cameras

1.megapixels (main camera)
?

Best

Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 LTE

13 & 5MP

1.2MP

2.megapixels (front camera)
?

Best

Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 LTE

8MP

1.2MP

3.video recording (main camera)
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The maximum resolution available for videos shot with the main camera. Although it may be possible to choose among other frame rates, those recordings usually have lower resolutions.

Best

Apple iPad Pro 11" (2018)

2160 x 60fps

720 x 30fps

4.has a flash
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A flash is good for low-light environments, and can sometimes be used as flashlight.

For example

Lenovo Tab M8 FHD (16GB / 2GB RAM)

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5.has touch autofocus
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The autofocus is immediately set to the subject by just touching it on the touch screen.

For example

Apple iPad 10.2 Wi-Fi + Cellular 32GB

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6.has a built-in HDR mode
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It can automatically shoot pictures with a higher dynamic range (HDR).

For example

Teclast M8

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Audio

1.has stereo speakers
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Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.

Microsoft Surface
2.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
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With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.

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3.number of microphones
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More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.

Best

Acer Aspire Switch 12 S

3

2

4.Has a radio
?

A built-in FM radio tuner allows you to listen to most of the live-broadcasted FM radio stations without using the internet.

For example

Lenovo Tab M7 WiFi

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Battery

1.Battery life
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The device's battery life (when in use) as given by the manufacturer. With a longer battery life you have to charge the device less often.

Best

Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2017)

36h

8h

2.has a battery level indicator
?

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

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3.has wireless charging
?

The manufacturer offers a branded wireless charging kit. To charge the device, you simply put it down on its charging base.

For example

Google Nexus 7 (2013) LTE

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4.has a rechargeable battery
?

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

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5.has a removable battery
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The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

For example

Google Pixel Slate (8th Gen Intel Core i5 / 8GB RAM / 128GB SSD)

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Features

1.Has fast 802.11ac Wi-Fi connection
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802.11ac wireless works on the 5GHz frequency range. It offers higher transfer rates, improved reliability and improved power consumption. It provides advantages for gaming and HD video streaming.

For example

Lenovo Tab M8 HD (16GB / 2GB RAM)

Microsoft Surface
2.Supports widgets
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You can add widgets to the home screen. This allows you to have more flexibility and to see information at a glance, without going into the app.

Microsoft Surface
3.Has 802.11n Wi-Fi connection
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802.11n is a wireless standard released in 2009. It has faster transfer rates and improved security compared to its predecessors - a, b and g.

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4.has a HDMI output
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Devices with a HDMI or mini HDMI port can transfer high definition video and audio to a display.

Microsoft Surface
5.USB version
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Newer USB versions are faster and have better power management.

Best

Samsung Galaxy Tab S5e (64GB / 4GB RAM)

3.1

2

6.The browser has word wrap
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The web browser has automatic word wrap when zooming, the user can easily read long lines without scrolling horizontally.

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