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Microsoft Surface 2
Microsoft Surface 2
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Microsoft Surface 2 review: 68 facts and highlights

1. total clock speed

4 x 1.7GHz
Huawei MediaPad M5 10.8" 32GB: 8 x 2.36GHz

2. resolution

1080 x 1920px
Panasonic UT-MB5: 2560 x 3840px

3. RAM

2GB
Microsoft Surface Pro (2017) Intel Core i7 / 512GB SSD / 16GB RAM: 16GB

4. screen size

The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
10.6"
Wacom Cintiq 22HD: 21.5"

5. has an external memory slot

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.
Microsoft Surface 2
71% have it

6. thickness

8.9mm
Lenovo Yoga Tab 3 Pro: 4.6mm

7. weight

676g
Acer Iconia W510-1674: 0.51g

8. has stereo speakers

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
58% have it

9. has USB mass storage support

It can transfer files, music, photos via USB, no need to install additional software.
Microsoft Surface 2
82% have it

10. front camera megapixels

3.5MP
Huawei MediaPad M5 10.8" 32GB: 8MP

11. megapixels

5MP
Toshiba Encore 2 10: 15MP

12. has a HDMI output

Devices with a HDMI or mini HDMI port can transfer high definition video and audio to a display.
Microsoft Surface 2
31% have it

13. has NFC

NFC (near field communication) allows a device to perform simple wireless transactions.
Microsoft Surface 2(Windows RT 8.1)
15% have it

14. Supports widgets

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 2(Windows RT 8.1)
87% have it

15. width

275mm
HP Slate 6 VoiceTab: 83.2mm

16. internal storage

32GB
Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Tablet: 1000GB

17. height

172mm
Panasonic Toughpad FZ-X1: 87mm

18. The browser has word wrap

The web browser has automatic word wrap when zooming, the user can easily read long lines without scrolling horizontally.
Microsoft Surface 2(Windows RT 8.1)
68% have it

19. video recording (main camera)

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.
720 x 30fps
Apple iPad Pro 9.7" WiFi + Cellular 32GB: 2160 x 30fps

20. every pixel has three subpixels

The device has a display with three full subpixels per pixel, resulting in a sharp and crisp picture. Pixels in some displays (like AMOLED) share one subpixel to preserve space. This can result in a less crisp, slightly blurred image.
Microsoft Surface 2
92% have it

21. USB version

Newer USB versions are faster and have better power management.
3
Acer Aspire Switch 12 S: 3.1

22. number of microphones

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.
2
Acer Aspire Switch 12 S: 3

23. has a compass

A compass is useful in games, map and navigation software.
Microsoft Surface 2
71% have it

24. has a gyroscope

A gyroscope is a sensor that tracks the orientation of a device, more specifically by measuring the angular rotational velocity. Initially, they were built using a spinning rotor to detect changes in orientation, like twisting or rotation.
Microsoft Surface 2
63% have it

25. has a child lock

A child lock enables adults to prevent or restrict children’s use of the device.
Microsoft Surface 2
59% have it

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